The Ports

As the largest port on the East Coast and the third largest in the US, the Port of New York and New Jersey is a passageway to one of the largest and most important consumer markets in the world.

Through July 2022, the Port of New York and New Jersey handled more than 5,679,626 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), 10% above the same period in 2021 and 33% above the five-year average. At current pace, 2022 will be the busiest year in the port’s history.

  • The Port’s volume through 2022 places it well above the East Coasts other main ports of Virginia (2,171,000 TEUs) and Charleston (1,652,000 TEUs).
  • Despite the Port’s strong volume through the year, volume fell 9.7% in July compared to June’s total.
  • July’s month-on-month overall decrease was a result of 12.7% lower export volume and 8.6% lower import volume.

Port Resources

Drayage Cost Analysis

COST PER CONTAINER Plus $100 Port congestion fee, 24% fuel service charge and $33 a day chassis.
Drayage cost estimates provided by DAYBREAK EXPRESS (as of September 1, 2021).

CarlstadtMeadowlands$495.0016.3 Miles
SecaucusMeadowlands$495.0012.3 Miles
NewarkNewark$395.006 Miles
Port Newark / ElizabethLinden / Elizabeth$395.000 Miles
ElizabethLinden / Elizabeth$495.007.4 Miles
Carteret / Exit 12Carteret / Avenel$495.0016.1 MIles
EdisonRoute 287 / Exit 10$495.0026.8 Miles
Perth AmboyRoute 287 / Exit 10$495.0022.1 Miles
Staten IslandStaten Island$795.0039 Miles
CranburyExit 8A$695.0039.3 Miles
RobbinsvilleExit 7A$795.0051.4 Miles
Allentown, PALehigh Valley $1,095.00 84.2 Miles
Harrisburg, PACentral Pennsylvania $1,295.00 162 Miles

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