Jacksonville logistics companies and city transportation agencies boasted record metrics in 2018. The First Coast saw more air passengers, cruise passengers and cargo containers than any year in its history, while local logistics behemoths accrued record-busting earnings. But a year of operational overhauls, tariff pressures, disaster recovery, tax benefits and more offered tailwinds the industry … Continue reading 2018 was a great year for Jacksonville’s logistic industry
City agencies are refining their vision to transform Bay Street into an "innovation corridor." Members of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization and consulting companies laid out their plans for the corridor at a Jax Tech gathering Nov. 16. The plan for the 3.2-mile corridor was first revealed in an application … Continue reading New details revealed on Jacksonville’s innovation corridor
Zim Integrated Shipping Services, the 11th largest ocean carrier in the world, is adding service to Jacksonville. The Israel-based company will come to Jacksonville as the vessel operator for 2M, one of the four largest vessel-sharing alliances in the world. The new service will bring more containers from North Asia through Jaxport, which has placed … Continue reading One of world’s largest ocean carriers adds Jacksonville service
The United States Parcel Service's $196 million plan to expand its northwest Jacksonville regional distribution hub could be around 100,000 square feet larger than originally envisioned. Plans submitted to the city on Tuesday detailed a 373,000-square-foot expansion that would add three loading wings to its 532,046-square-foot facility at 4420 Imeson Road. Two years ago, when … Continue reading UPS ramps up expansion plan with 100,000 more SQF
The past five years have been busy ones for the Jacksonville Port Authority, seeing it install larger cranes, improve navigability at Mile Point and build an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, among other developments. Now, as the authority begins work on its next five-year strategic plan, it could be embarking on a transformational course for the … Continue reading Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.