Alabama freight rates Outbound Alabama truckload rates in the summer are increased due to the high demand of trucks to ship agricultural products. Alabama's freight industry revolves around agriculture including poultry, cattle, plants, corn and industrial products such as steel and iron. Inbound Alabama truckload freight rates during the very hot summer are generally cheaper than any other time. Due to the nature of LTL freight pricing, seasonality doesn’t usually affect Alabama freight cost. LTL freight rates in Alabama are generally average to high when compared to other states, mostly due to lower volume and consumption. There is one major port in Alabama, useful for shipping freight internationally, the Port of Mobile. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of Alabama can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.
Connecticut freight rates Connecticut freight rates are almost always more affordable leaving the state. The state is a heavy consumption state, so lots of freight moves into the state. This leaves an abundance of trucks eager to ship your truckload freight out of Connecticut. LTL rates are very affordable, especially in the urban areas, due to the larger quantity of trucks moving. Intermodal freight rates are average. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of Connecticut can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.