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.
New Mexico freight rates New Mexico freight shipping, especially truckload, is affected by the early produce season as well as intermodal movements across the Southwest. The produce market during the spring and summer months make freight shipping to New Mexico cheaper than leaving. The rural areas of New Mexico can be harder to find capacity due to low volume, but the freight rates are definitely affordable. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of New Mexico can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.