Virginia freight rates Shipping freight in and out of Virginia is mostly impacted by the lumber market. During the fall, lumber and Christmas trees in the area tend to raise freight rates. In Norfolk, there is a lot of intermodal freight activity, so shipping freight by rail out of Virginia may be the cheapest option. Virginia LTL freight rates can be more expensive than other regions, especially the rural areas due to low volume. The ease and cost of shipping into or out of Virginia can be heavily based on proximity to major metro areas.
Hawaii freight rates Freight shipping to Hawaii is one of the most expensive of any state. Air freight and ocean freight transport are key to shipping in and out of Hawaii. Normal truckload rates will be calculated on the road for part of the way, and over air or ocean the rest of the way.