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The Council on Port Performance (CPP) was formed to provide oversight on the implementation of programs and initiatives that will improve efficiency and service reliability in the Port of New York and New Jersey. The CPP works to implement the recommendations contained in the Port Performance Task Force Final Report as well as to address new and emerging issues. The CPP brings together a cross section of stakeholders with expertise in all areas of ocean transportation and logistics, including trucking. These volunteers put their expertise and creative ideas together to ensure productive and efficient cargo movement for all port customers.

CPP 2018 Work Plan

State of the Port 2018 Powerpoint

2017 Port stats infographic

Truckers Resource Guidebook: English

CPP Fact Sheet

Teamwork and Efficiency Key to Growth

Workforce Development Implementation Team

Careers in Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution


To provide a framework for constituents in the Port of New York and New Jersey to discuss areas of common interest; identify challenges to port efficiency and service reliability and recommend potential solutions and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in order to maintain the port’s position as a preeminent port of the United States.


  1. Work to implement the recommendations contained in the Port Performance Task Force (PPTF) Final Report dated June 2014.

  2. Work to protect and advance the common interests of the diverse stakeholders in the Port.

  3. Advocate for changes in policies, programs and procedures that will improve the Port’s preeminent position.

  4. Promote information sharing and relationship building for the benefit of all port stakeholders and work to ensure an understanding of the Port’s importance to the regional and national economy.

  5. Identify and address any emerging issues that impact the competitiveness and efficiency of the Port.

  6. Provide oversight on matters that impact day-to-day operations.


Molly Campbell – PANYNJ

John Nardi – NYSA

Gary Cross – Maher Terminals

John Atkins – Global Terminals

Frank Grossi – COSCO

Mike Wilson – HSUD

Jim Mara – Metro

Jeff Bader – Bi-State Motor Carriers

Tom Adamski – NJ Motor Truck Assoc

Jon Donnelly – Empire Merchants

Michael Wingert – Heineken USA

Greg Brinkman – Bob's Discount Furniture

Randy Bayles – Norfolk Southern

Wilby Whitt – CSX Transportation

John Farrell – Flexi-Van Leasing

Keith Lovetro – TRAC Intermodal

Bill Shea – DCLI

Thorkild Hove – Shipco

Steve Schulein – National Retail Trans

Ed Fox – CBP

Jeff Flumingnan – MARAD

Mike McGuinness – NAIOP

Anne Strauss-Wieder – NJTPA

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