Closest to Source
PortMiami - Cold Chain Ready, and Here's Why...

  • The U.S. port closest to Latin America and the Caribbean, resulting in shorter shipping times and extended shelf life for perishables
  • More USDA staff than any other port of entry in the U.S., results in real-time, prioritized service, processing and faster release of perishables
  • One-stop shop with more than 1,000 reefer plugs and USDA authorization for on/off port fumigation
  • Only port designated a U.S. Customs Center of Excellence and Expertise for Agriculture and Prepared Products

Perishable Goods Transit Times

*Transit times are comparable for imports. Transit times
vary based on providers. Contact your carrier for specifics.

Perishables Map

 

Fastest to Market
PortMiami is your Perishables Express Lane to the U.S.
  • The Port Tunnel makes PortMiami the only U.S. port with direct, non-stop access to the U.S. interstate highway system
  • Rail and highway connections from the Port ensure that your perishable goods reach 70% of the U.S. population in 4 days or less
  • Same-day delivery of perishable goods to markets in Central Florida, with next-day service to markets in Atlanta and the Southeastern U.S.
  • The Port offers extended USDA hours of operation:
    06:00 – 18:00, Monday – Friday
    08:00 – 16:30, Saturdays
  • 228,000,000-square-feet of warehouse space with more than 13 new bulk warehouses under construction

Perishable Goods Transit Times

*Transit times are comparable for imports. Transit times
vary based on providers. Contact your carrier for specifics.

Perishable goods reach major U.S. population centers in 4 days or less.

Time is money when it comes to your perishable goods.

Faster is Fresher