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.
North Dakota freight rates North Dakota freight shipping is not high volume due to the low consumption and low industry located there. However, North Dakota freight rates can be very affordable due to lower capacity and lower demand of the actual trucks that do the hauling. North Dakota LTL freight rates and truckload freight rates tend to be higher in rural areas. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of North Dakota can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.