Alaska freight rates Freight shipping rates in Alaska can sometimes be expensive due to the lack of roads and the sheer size of the state. Thankfully, most of the freight is located at the major port and in the cities. The Port of Anchorage is the major freight hub of the state. Freight rates leaving Alaska are almost always cheaper, especially refrigerated trucking rates, since most food is imported from the outside. LTL freight rates in Alaska are calculated on a stable tariff and do not usually increase or decrease based on seasonality. However, shipping less than truckload to Alaska is generally more expensive.
Maine freight rates LTL shipping in Maine is reasonable, particularly in the most populated metro areas. Outbound truckload rates are generally more favorable than inbound based on the imbalance of freight. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of Maine can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.