Logistics & Distribution

With 15 deepwater seaports, 19 commercial service airports, 123,000+ miles of roadway and 2,700+ miles of freight rail tracks, Florida can get your products across the country and overseas quickly.  

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From Florida to the world 

1st in air cargo with Latin American countries

3rd largest cluster of transportation and warehouse establishments in the U.S.

71,000+ logistics & distribution companies in Florida

2nd largest FTZ network in the U.S.

$135+ billion in goods flow through Florida annually

500,000+ industry workforce

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A system of support

In addition to moving more than $135 billion in goods that flow through our ports annually, Florida's expansive infrastructure is built to support the 21+ million residents and 100+ million tourists who use our ports and roadways annually.

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Florida provides unmatched access  

As a leading international trade center, Florida gets products and services around the world easily. Major shipping lines and airlines, 3PFs and VALs have a presence here to take advantage of the state’s unique global access.     

 

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Go anywhere from Florida

Whether you want to reach customers in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia or beyond, our team can help you find the right location to deliver your products and services on time.

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Affordable rates & incentives

FPL electric rates are 41% below the national average with negotiable incentives designed to attract new investments to the Sunshine State.

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Advanced smart grid technology

FPL uses advanced sensors to quickly identify outages and has installed more than 120,000 smart devices on the electric grid to improve service.

Additional Resources

Enterprise Florida

The state of Florida's principal economic development organization, focused on private-sector job creation, international trade and more.

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Florida Department of Transportation

The Florida Department of Transportation’s continuing mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities.

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The Florida Ports Council 

The Florida Ports Council is a Florida nonprofit corporation that serves as the professional association for Florida’s 15 public seaports and their management.

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CareerSource Florida

Florida's statewide workforce policy and investment board, helping connect businesses with the talented workforce and training needed to succeed and grow.

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News Room

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Dec 03, 2021
5 min

A new Amazon fulfillment center is coming to Daytona Beach and city leaders said it’ll bring 1,000 jobs with it. The 2.8 million square foot, five-story complex will be built on a 211-acre field right across the street from the airport on Beville Road.

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Jan 04, 2022
5 min

FedEx plans to build a new distribution center in Panama City to service the region from Pensacola to Tallahassee, economic developers announced on Tuesday. According to the Bay County Economic Development Alliance, the new 251,000-square-foot FedEx Ground facility will support 208 jobs and will be built in the Port Panama City-owned Intermodal Distribution Center on Highway 231. Construction has begun and the facility is set to open in the fall.

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Oct 19, 2021
4 min

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has maintained berth and terminal fluidity—and set a new container volume record—amid global supply chain disruption. This success is due in large part to the efficiencies of JAXPORT’s facilities, labor, and service providers, combined with the port’s strategic location within fast reach of 98 million U.S. consumers.

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Dec 20, 2021
6 min

Business diversity and a strong commitment to customer service distinguishes Port Everglades from most U.S. seaports. With its proximity to the popular Caribbean, Port Everglades is the third busiest cruise homeport in the world. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports in the United States. Port Everglades is also South Florida’s main seaport for receiving energy products, including gasoline and jet fuel. Port customers benefit from state-of-the-art foreign-trade zone warehousing and a 43-acre international and domestic intermodal container transfer facility that makes it possible for cargo shipped to Port Everglades to reach Atlanta and Charlotte within two days, and 70 percent of the U.S. population in four days.

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Jun 09, 2021
5 min

The Kroger Co. is moving forward with its leading-edge automated warehouse concept known as a customer fulfillment center (CFC). Introduced in partnership with U.K.-based online grocer Ocado in Monroe, Ohio in April 2021, the second CFC location is now operational in Groveland, Florida (part of the greater Orlando metro area).

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Dec 02, 2021
5 min

The Florida-based company that makes those famous tumblers is expanding. Tervis announced Thursday they will open a new fulfillment center in North Port. It’s sent to open late summer of next year. Their headquarters will remain in North Venice.

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Aug 06, 2021
5 min

Royal Caribbean's Terminal A joins Carnival Cruise Line's new Terminal F to become shore-powerready at PortMiami by fall 2023. 'Our efforts to make PortMiami shore power ready are moving full steam ahead thanks to the incredible work of the PortMiami team, [Florida Power and Light] and the commitment of Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Group,' Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said.

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