Port of Newark-Elizabeth, New Jersey Fulfillment Center
Port Newark-Elizabeth is the largest container port in the eastern United States and the third-largest in the country.
Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal is a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Located on the Newark Bay it serves as the principal container ship facility for goods entering and leaving New York-Newark metropolitan area, and the northeastern quadrant of North America. It consists of two components – Port Newark and the Elizabeth Marine Terminal (sometimes called “Port Newark” and “Port Elizabeth” respectively) – which exist side-by-side and are run conjointly by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The facility is located within the boundaries of the two cities of Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, just east of the New Jersey Turnpike and Newark Liberty International Airport.
The Rakuten Super Logistics, formerly Webgistix, Northeast Fulfillment Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania is located just over 100 miles from Port Newark-Elizabeth. This gives eRetailers with heavy product lower costs for ground transit and fast inventory receiving times, which allows faster order fulfillment. Using Scranton, provides eCommerce Retailers with lower shipping costs and faster delivery times to online buyers located in the New York City and Newark metropolitan areas within 1-2 days via ground shipping.