Arizona freight rates Arizona freight rates are substantially affected by the produce market. Outbound freight can be expensive in the spring, summer and even fall months due to the warmer desert climate which creates a longer growing season. Products arriving from Mexico can also affect freight rates in Arizona. Arizona is a medium consumption state, so LTL freight rates are relatively cheap due to a moderate amount of freight moving in the state. There are numerous unpopulated desert areas, so shipping to those zip codes can be high cost. The copper industry is strong and with major railroad access, intermodal freight rates are reasonable. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of Arizona 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.