Dave Kalata

Director, Ocean Carrier Relations and Trade Development

(904) 357-3059

Cargo Specialty: Containers, Intermodal

Dave Kalata joined the port’s Sales and Marketing team in January 2018 and serves as Director, Ocean Carrier Relations and Trade Development. Dave is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with new and existing ocean carriers.

Prior to JAXPORT, Dave served as International Sales Manager for Florida East Coast Railway, directly interacting with many of the port’s largest customers and tenants. He previously held sales and operational positions with international shippers, third party logistics providers and brokers. Dave has also served as a strategic advisor to the industry, designing tactical market plans and improving supply chain programs.