Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.

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.

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Northeast Florida Current Logistics and Transportation Jobs.

Current Northeast Florida Logistics Job Openings  Occupational Spotlight:  Chassis Support Specialist By AV Logistics, L.L.C. Pay Rate: $30,000.00 annually       Chassis Support Specialist Recruitments: High School Diploma or equivalent Bachelor Degree preferred Experiences in Logistics and Transportation preferred Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word Chassis Support Specialist Job Descriptions: … Continue reading Northeast Florida Current Logistics and Transportation Jobs.

Jaxport Board approves purchase of land needed to deepen river

courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal reporter Junior Skeeple   The Jaxport Board approved the purchase of conservation land needed for its deepening project.  Jaxport is pushing for local, state and federal funding for the almost $700 million project. The Jaxport Board voted unanimously to approve the purchase of two parcels of land totaling 53 acres. … Continue reading Jaxport Board approves purchase of land needed to deepen river

DHS approves Jax tech firm to improve port security

By Junior Skepple  Reporter Jacksonville Business Journal idSoftware, an identification software company with offices in Jacksonville, has earned approval from the Department of Homeland Security for its SecureGate Ports technology. The identification software provides ports and port tenants with electronic security that can read and verify a worker's credential, minimizing the chances of unauthorized personnel … Continue reading DHS approves Jax tech firm to improve port security

JAXPORT CEO talks about challenges facing the port in 2017

JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor addressed a crowd of about 200 people Thursday at the University of North Florida, recapping 2016 and looking into the future at the port's annual State of the Port Address. Although JAXPORT had a record-setting year in terms of twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) moved through the port, Taylor said he sees … Continue reading JAXPORT CEO talks about challenges facing the port in 2017