It should come as no surprise that Port Jersey Logistics has a close connection the Port of New York and New Jersey. Whether it’s our warehousing operation Tyler Distribution, which first opened in Bayonne next to Port Jersey Marine Terminal, or our transportation operation Continental Logistics, which pulls over 3,000 containers from the Port each year, we’ve been intertwined with the Port for our entire 64 year history. So, when NJBIZ needed input on their article “Ports see record revenue amid abiding challenges“ they knew just who to ask: our Director of Business Development, Erik Holck. With years of experience in the Logistics industry, Erik has had countless discussions revolving around the main topic of article: the advantages and disadvantages of the Port of New York and New Jersey, specifically Port Newark.
While the Port of New York and New Jersey is facing some stiff competition from the Port of Savannah, GA and the Port of Norfolk, VA, it still receives around 75% of the vessels coming to the East Coast. Since New Jersey and New York are so densely populated and so close to major transportation networks, the goods that come in can easily be transported out. It also helps that nearly half of the U.S. population can be reached within a two-day trip. To find out the other advantages and the steps that the Port of New York and New Jersey has taken to stay competitive, follow the link to read the full article: http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180226/NJBIZ01/180229919/ports-see-record-revenue-amid-abiding-challenges