Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Pensacola, Florida
The Port of Pensacola, Florida is located on Pensacola Bay which is off the Gulf of Mexico. It is about a hundred kilometers from the Port of Mobile in Alabama from the southeast. The harbor is the major deep water port in the northwest part of Florida. The economy of the area mainly depends on the military and tourism, but other industries such as manufacturing and healthcare are also on the rise. On port activity, the focus has been on diverse cargo that includes automobiles shipped to the US and overseas. A-1 Auto Transport is often involved in shipping cars to or from port of Pensacola, Florida.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Orlando to Port of Pensacola||451$||451 miles||2-4 days|
|Port of Pensacola to Miami||508$||677 miles||3-5 days|
|Port of Pensacola to Chicago||687$||916 miles||3-5 days|
|Port of Pensacola to Detroit||742$||989 miles||3-5 days|
|New York to Port of Pensacola||719$||1198 miles||4-6 days|
|Albuquerque to Port of Pensacola||779$||1299 miles||4-6 days|
|Port of Pensacola to Albany||800$||1334 miles||4-6 days|
|Seattle to Port of Pensacola||1108$||2769 miles||7-9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
So, why should you ship your car from the port of Pensacola?
The port of Pensacola is a one-stop shop when it comes to the services they offer users of the harbor. Shipping companies have access to all the marine terminal services for unitized freight, special project cargo, bulk, and break-bulk cargo. In addition, access to the port has been made available through roadways, rail tracks, and a queuing area that allows 45 trucks to park at any one time. To ensure that quality services are maintained at the port, the facility is regulated by the city council of Pensacola.
Facilities at the port of Pensacola lie on a 50 acre piece of land on which various buildings have been set up. The acres are divided among a variety of facilities that include marine terminals, a stevedoring suite, an enterprise zone, and a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). The marine terminals, which are used for cargo operations, take up most of the space, with uncovered storage taking up the least space. Even so, the management of the port has set aside 8 to 10 acres of the land for future development.
Storage space at the port measures well over 37,000 sq meters which is ideal for transit shipping and general cargo. Auto transport companies that are involved in shipping cars to or from port of Pensacola, Florida, can use the existing warehouses for storage of cars for both short and long term periods. The nine warehouses have different dimensions making them ideal for vehicles such as SUVs, ATVs, motorcycles, and boats; all automotives often shipped by A-1 Auto Transport. Even so, automobile carriers using the harbor must adhere to the size and weight limits that have been put up by the port authority.
The Port of Pensacola has a deep berthing space which can be used by both public and private users of the port. It has 8 berths that are used for mooring vessels of different lengths into the harbor. Stevedoring services are also available at the port with majority of the workforce being skilled in handling of heavy lift cargos.
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Shipping cars to or from port of Pensacola, Florida can be a smooth process when working with a reputable transport company. At A-1 Auto Transport, we guarantee hassle-free shipping to destinations within the US and overseas. For more information, contact our sales team today!
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.