Arizona to Maryland Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Phoenix to Rockville is a very heavily traveled route.
The Phoenix, AZ to Rockville, MD shipping lane is a 2,255 mile trip that takes more than 34 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Arizona to Maryland ranges from a minimum of 1,877 miles and over 27 hours on the road from Sanders, AZ to Friendsville, MD, to over 2,661 miles and a minimum of 38 hours on the road from Yuma, AZ to Snow Hill, MD. The shortest route from Arizona to Maryland is along the I-40 E corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-70 E, traveling through Springfield, MO and Columbus, OH.
Arizona is one of the “four corners” states and home to the Grand Canyon. It shares one point with Colorado and borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and California. It also shares a 389-mile-long border with the country of Mexico. The southern part of the state is known for its desert climate, while the northern part has dense forests with variable weather. More than half of the state is made up of mountains, valleys and plateaus, with slightly over 12,500 feet between its highest and lowest points. The diverse climate and scenery draw an astounding number of people to the state each year, making tourism one of Arizona’s top industries. The Phoenix Metropolitan area is the most densely populated part of the state, and it is home to 65 percent of the state’s residents. Tucson and Flagstaff are also centers for Arizona freight and trucking.
Maryland is a densely populated state in a densely populated part of the country, so it is well served by interstate highways such as the I-68 and the I-95. Traffic in Maryland can be heavy, and good logistics and planning are especially important in Maryland trucking. Maryland’s adjacency to Washington DC has had a huge effect on its economy. Defense and biotech are important industries in Maryland, and Maryland produces both high tech products like electronics and chemicals and traditional products like coal and steel. Freight Rate Central serves clients with a wide variety of specialized shipping requirements in the state of Maryland. For example, Maryland electronics companies may require temperature-controlled shipments of fragile electronic components, while Maryland steel fabricators sometimes need special provisions for over weight, over dimensional structural steel columns and girders.
Arizona to Maryland Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Arizona and Maryland are mostly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer. We also see a number of flatbed shipments as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Arizona and Maryland are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.