The Port of New York and New Jersey hit an all-time monthly record in August. Total volume for August 2018 was 651,752 TEUs (371,710 lifts) versus 631,404 TEUs (361,565 lifts) in August 2017, a 3.2% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 4% in August 2018 vs. August 2017 and export loads (TEUs) decreased 0.2% in August 2018 vs. August 2017. Export empties increased 4.3% totaling 191,521 TEUs in August 2018 versus 183,655 TEUs in August 2017. Import loads for the month of August totaled 333,567 TEUs (189,383 lifts) versus 320,848 TEUs (183,466 lifts) in August 2017, a 4% increase. For period January through AugustRead More →

Build your workforce by connecting with qualified candidates seeking employment within the transportation, logistics and distribution (TLD) industry. Join more than 25 other registered TLD businesses on October 4th to fulfill your employment needs with a diverse group of job seekers eager to make an impact. Take advantage of the opportunity to maximize exposure, educate attendees on potential career paths, and share information on the significance of the TLD industry. The event is free to all companies looking to participate as vendors and will be provided with tables, chairs, and refreshments. Register today by emailing TLDjobexpo@panynj.gov. Event details are as follows: When:  October 4th, 2018Read More →

The APM Terminal (AMPT) at Port Elizabeth has been undergoing significant infrastructure improvements as a result of a $200 million investment. As the Port of New York and New Jersey prepares for the next generation of ultra large container ships and increased cargo volumes – it’s imperative to continue upgrading our facilities to accommodate the future of the industry. Updates across APM Terminal include: New DA Kiosks (Drivers Assistance): Increases safety and efficiency by allowing trucker to resolve trouble tickets from the comfort of their own cabs. Once a trouble ticket is resolved, the driver simply inserts their Sealink Card into the kiosk and theRead More →

Port Authority to immediately launch nationwide search for new director for Port of New York and New Jersey  New Director will take over Port of New York and New Jersey at critical time with cargo and rail volumes at record levels and Port Master Plan nears completion  The Port Authority announced today that it will launch a nationwide search for a new director of its Port Department to succeed Molly Campbell, who will leave her position on October 26 to become a 2019 University Fellow as part of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative. Ms. Campbell joined the Port Authority on July 27, 2015 following a nearly 15-year careerRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey wants to especially acknowledge the efforts of the 15,000 port drayage operators that keep the Port moving during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Truck drivers bring an unprecedented amount of value to the business model of the Port; ensuring that cargo is delivered on-time and safely. “Gratitude and the utmost respect is what we have for the dedicated individuals who transport 85% of our Port’s $200 billion of cargo,” Director of the Port Department, Molly Campbell. In recent years, the Port has realigned and increased the capacity and safety of its roadways with more improvements planned forRead More →