As the largest port on the East Coast and the third largest in the US, the Port of New York and New Jersey is a passageway to one of the largest and most important consumer markets in the world.
During January 2019, the Port of New York and New Jersey handled more than 622,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), the most ever for a month of January and the fifth highest total for any month in the port’s history.
- The record cargo volume handled allows the port to maintain its position as the busiest on the East Coast and the third busiest in the nation following Los Angeles and Long Beach.
- The cargo growth was bolstered by a 5.9 percent increase in imported goods including clothing, furniture, electronics and other everyday products over the previous record for imports set in January 2018.
- In addition to cargo containers, the port also set a new January record for cargo handled by rail, moving 54,705 containers, up 8.8 percent over the previous record set in January 2018.
|•Trade Statistics for the Port of NY & NJ||• NY & NJ Port Library|
| • Portfield Initiative ||• Air Cargo|
|• Truckers' Resources||• Monthly Loaded Container Statistics|
|• Foreign Trade Zone FAQs||• Foreign Trade Zone Contacts|
New Jersey Drayage Cost Comparison
Estimates provided by RIM Logistics
|CITY||SUBMARKET||COST PER CONTAINER||FROM PORT NEWARK/ELIZABETH|
|Elizabeth||Linden / Elizabeth||$300.00||7.4 miles|
|Port Newark / Elizabeth||Linden / Elizabeth||$300.00||0 miles|
|Carteret / Exit 12||Carteret / Avenel||$395.00||16.1 miles|
|Edison||Route 287 / Exit 10||$350.00||26.8 M miles|
|Perth Amboy||Route 287 / Exit 10||$425.00||22.1 miles|
|Cranbury||Exit 8A||$495.00||39.3 miles|
|Robbinsville||Exit 7A||$695.00||51.4 miles|
|Allentown, PA||Lehigh Valley||$795.00||84.2 miles|
|Harrisburg, PA||Central Pennsylvania||$950.00||162 miles|