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.
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.