New Jersey is located within a day’s drive of more than 130 million consumers and $2 trillion in consumer purchasing power.
Want the world at your doorstep? Your access to opportunity is New Jersey, named by Area Development magazine among the nation’s top 10 locations for port facilities and logistics. With numerous railheads, a comprehensive highway system, major airports and ports at both ends of the State, New Jersey offers the transportation assets your company needs to move forward. From here, you can take your products anywhere.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending $10 billion in infrastructure improvement to better enhance the movement of cargo throughout the region.
- The Port of Camden will open the new Paulsboro Marine Terminal in 2013.
- 38,000 miles of interstates and highways
- Ports include Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the third busiest port in North America
- Two international airports: Newark Liberty and Atlantic City
- Five strategically placed Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs)
- 1,000 miles of rail freight lines
- 585 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space
An Area Development magazine survey of site location consultants placed New Jersey third for highway and rail accessibility on the 2012 Top States for Doing Business rankings. Major interstates include I-76, I-78, I-80 and I-95, while rail freight lines are via CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and Canadian Pacific.
The Port of New York and New Jersey, with much of the activity centered in Newark, Elizabeth and Jersey City, is the busiest maritime center on the East Coast. The South Jersey Port Corporation operates the Port of Camden on the Delaware River, offering access to the Atlantic Ocean and specializing in break-bulk and container cargo, such as wood, steel and cocoa beans.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), the 14th busiest in the U.S. and 22nd busiest airport in the world in 2011, serves almost 34 million passengers and 40 commercial airlines and handles 800,000 tons of air cargo and 85,000 tons of air mail annually. Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), operated by the South Jersey Transportation Authority, served 1.5 million domestic and international passengers in 2011. ACY recently completed a $25.1 million, 75,000 square foot expansion.