6 ways your retail operation can benefit from Jacksonville’s warehousing hub

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Jul 21, 2021 | Cargo Blog

Jacksonville and the greater Northeast Florida area is growing its reputation as the prime location for major retailers to streamline their supply chains, eliminate unnecessary handling of shipments and reduce logistics costs.

Here are six ways your retail or ecommerce operation can begin to take advantage of Jacksonville’s warehousing and logistics hub:

1. Find Jacksonville property for expansion using JAXUSA’s Recruit tool

Regional economic development organization JAXUSA Partnership offers a virtual GISWebTech Recruit tool, providing businesses interested in Northeast Florida with building brochures and specs, data points on demographics, workforce availability and research.

The interactive mapping technology provides a customized ‘driving tour’ using Google Maps with image and video capability.

Launch this interactive tool at JAXUSA.giswebtechrecruit.com.

JAXUSA Recruit tool

2. Get in touch with commercial real estate experts

JAXPORT publishes a list of commercial real estate businesses with Jacksonville offices on JAXPORT.com in our Business Directory.

Contact one of these firms to obtain expert local and regional guidance in securing space for your next project.

3. View warehousing company information on JAXPORT.com

JAXPORT also lists warehousing companies and industrial parks in Northeast Florida in the Business Directory.

Visit the Warehousing, Distribution and Storage list to view companies providing those services.

4. Research trends and gain insights into the local market

Several commercial real estate companies publish quarterly reports covering different aspects of Jacksonville’s industrial market. A sample of companies providing that information is linked below:

Cushman & Wakefield

5. Review truck service times to key markets throughout the Southeast U.S.

Establishing your logistics operation in Jacksonville provides you with access to more than 7 million Florida residents within a three-hour drive, plus same-day access to millions of Americans throughout the Southeast U.S.

Review a list of cities and drive times on JAXPORT’s highway connections section.

6. Discover all the advantages Northeast Florida offers your ecommerce operation

In this 18-page e-book, learn how Northeast Florida is meeting the industry’s growing demand for industrial real estate space in close proximity to urban population centers.

JAXPORT ecommerce ebook