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Cargo Services

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and its maritime partners handle dry and liquid bulk, breakbulk, vehicle (Ro/Ro) and containerized cargo, as well as over-sized and specialty cargoes. The Port Authority has 18 container cranes, on-dock refrigerated & freezer warehousing and Foreign Trade Zone status.

To help rush goods to market, shippers can take advantage of Jacksonville's location at the crossroads of three major railroads (CSX, Norfolk Southern and Florida East Coast Railway) and three interstate highways (I-95, I-10 and 1-75).

How to ship your goods through JAXPORT

Exporting

  1. Contact a Freight Forwarder Company or an Ocean Carrier. You can search for Freight Forwarding companies using our Maritime Businesses database or look up Ocean Carriers calling JAXPORT's terminals.
  2. Be prepared with the following information about your cargo and shipment: origin, destination, weight, dimensions.

Importing

  1. Contact a Freight Forwarder Company or an Ocean Carrier. You can search for Freight Forwarding companies using our Maritime Businesses database or look up Ocean Carriers calling JAXPORT's terminals.
  2. Have your shipper or carrier notify you of the arrival date so U.S. Customs can clear it.
  3. Shipments are cleared at the first port of entry unless you arrange for a freight forwarder to have the shipment sent in bond to a more convenient U.S. Customs port.
  4. For U.S. Customs clearance, you will need: Bill of Lading, Bill of Sale, Registration (if applicable), and any other documents covering the shipment. Please visit U.S. Customs for more information.

How to ship vehicles to Puerto Rico

Contact one of the ocean carriers serving Puerto Rico - Jacksonville:

If you have any questions about shipping your goods through Jacksonville, please call JAXPORT's Sales and Marketing office at (904) 357-3030 or e-mail us at info@jaxport.com.