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Port Everglades is the state leader in perishable throughput, moving nearly half of all the ocean shipped refrigerated containers in Florida. Volumes continue to climb. A new pilot program that allows once-restricted grapes and blueberries from Peru and Uruguay to come into South Florida ports is working well and has been expanded to include citrus from Peru and apples and pears from Argentina. In the pilot program, fruit can be shipped directly to South Florida and delivered to local grocery stores faster and at a lower cost than shipping through traditional Northern ports.

Key factors affecting perishables:

  • Reducing time-to-market = lower cost
  • Maintaining cold chain logistics = reduce loss
  • Optimizing shelf life = increase revenue and profit

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Florida Port FY2016 Refrigerated TEU Moves


 Port Everglades

130,751

 Jacksonville

 93,324

 Miami

68,809

 West Palm Beach

 37,300

 Manatee

14,153

 Port Canaveral

 871

 Tampa

 407

 Fernandina Beach

 102

Top 10 U.S. Refrigerated Ports FY2016 - TEU Moves


 New York, NY

 222,375

 Los Angeles, CA

208,612

 Wilmington, DE

167,889

 Oakland, CA

153,876

 Long Beach, CA

142,131

 Port Everglades, FL

130,751

 Tacoma, WA

118,478

 Savannah, GA

117,131

 Philadelphia, PA

 113,806

 Jacksonville, FL

 93,324

Transit Times

County/Port  Transit Time
   
 Argentina  
 Buenos Aires  24 Days
   
 Caribbean  
 Bahamas  1 Day
 Dominican Republic  4 Days
 Jamaica  4 Days
   
 Chile  
 San Antonio  17 Days
 San Vincente  15 Days
   
 Peru  
 Callao  11 Days
   
 Ecuador  
 Guayaquil  8 Days
   
 Columbia  
 Buenaventura  6 Days
 Cartagena  3 Days
   
 Honduras  
 Puerto Cortes  4 Days
   
 Costa Rica  
 Puerto Limón  9 Days
   
 Guatemala  
 Santo Tomas de Castilla  4 Days
   
 Panama  
 Manzanillo  3 Days