The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) is a national leader in bulk, breakbulk, and project cargoes, shipping and receiving to and from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. The South Jersey Port international seaport facilities handle more than four million tons of cargo annually. SJPC is also at the forefront of development in support of the offshore wind industry, with construction of a monopile manufacturing facility now underway at our Paulsboro Marine Terminal. Our facilities are situated in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic with access to one of the most concentrated consumer markets in the world. Easy, fast connections to the interstate highway system provide our customers with access to over 55 million residents.
More than 38 million consumers are within a short two-hour drive and 33% of the United States population is within a day drive. Our extensive rail freight network via CSX, NS, and Conrail gives our customers the surface transportation advantage they need to move their products and goods efficiently and economically with connections to the East Coast, Southern, Mid-West, Great Lakes regions, and beyond. With extensive facilities, both directly-operated and leased, in Camden, Paulsboro and Salem, New Jersey.
The SJPC offers viable, cost-effective options for businesses that trade, ship, process, or distribute maritime cargoes and products. Our port in Salem is in Foreign Trade Zone 142, in combination with nearby Millville Executive Airport. Businesses can import and store goods duty-free indefinitely, lower the cost to process imported goods, and import for eventual re-export goods subject to a quota or a high duty rate. Simply put, our FTZ can help your company's bottom line. Always customer-focused, the SJPC delivers personal and unparalleled customer service and can handle all your cargo requirements.