Maryland to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Baltimore to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The Baltimore, MD to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 558 mile haul that takes more than 9 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Maryland to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 345 miles and over 5 hours on the road from Grantsville, MD to Richmond, IN, to over 811 miles and a minimum driving time of 13 hours on the road from Elk Mills, MD to Mt Vernon, IN. The shortest route from Maryland to Indiana is along the I-76 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-70 W, traveling through Columbus, OH and Cumberland, MD.
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.
Indiana is a state on the mid-eastern side of the United States bordering Lake Michigan. Indiana is a state that operates on the industrial side of the economy, in fact, a large percentage of the states workforce has employment in the manufacturing section, making Indiana the leader for manufacturing employment in the United States. Indiana’s leading exports are heavy in the automotive industry with motor vehicles and auto parts, but also includes industrial and electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, and medical equipment. Indiana also operates in the agricultural sector being the fifth largest producer of corn in the united states. Indiana’s main north-to-south artery is I-65, which runs from the southern end of the state from Kentucky, and continuing north through Indianapolis until it reaches the northern end the state, where it connects to the I-94 and I-90 where it continues into Michigan and Illinois. Also connecting Illinois to Ohio is the I-74 which runs from the eastern end of Indiana to the western end of the state.
Maryland to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Maryland and Indiana are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed trailer as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Maryland and Indiana 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.