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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 FY2017 Refrigerated TEU Moves


 Port Everglades

146,608

 Jacksonville

 93,025

 Miami

60,335

 West Palm Beach

 39,198

 Manatee

23,250

 Port Canaveral

 5,650

 Panama City

 4,824

 Tampa

 2,665

   

Top 10 U.S. Refrigerated Ports FY2017 - TEU Moves


 New York, NY

 250,760

 Los Angeles, CA

206,501

 Wilmington, DE

166,204

 Oakland, CA

165,854

Port Everglades, FL

146,608

 Long Beach, CA

145,813

 Philadelphia, PA

140,291

 Savannah, GA

125,237

 Seattle, WA

 109,566

 Tacoma, WA

 107,586

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