Maryland to Ohio freight trucking rates and shipping services are in high demand. Baltimore to Cleveland is a very heavily traveled route.
The Baltimore, MD to Cleveland, OH freight shipping lane is a 374-mile haul that takes more than 6 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Maryland to Ohio ranges from a minimum of 119 miles and over 2 hours on the road from Friendsville, MD to Lansing, OH, to over 649 miles and a minimum driving time of 10 hours on the road from Snow Hill, MD to Pioneer, OH. The shortest route from Maryland to Ohio is along I-70 W; however, there’s also a more northerly route that uses the I-80 W, passing through Harrisburg, PA instead of Bedford, PA.
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.
Almost Home of the Mighty Buckeyes, Ohio links the northeast to the midwest and contains some of the busiest trucking routes in the country. Ohio is within a one-day drive of 50 percent of US residents and 70 percent of North America’s manufacturing capacity. Bordered to the north by Lake Erie, an important cargo port area and to the south by the Ohio River, Ohio’s nearest neighbors are Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ontario, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia.
Ohio’s climate ranges from mild to the south to cooler to the north, where severe lake effect snowstorms are not uncommon in the winter, making travel in the north treacherous during the worst parts of the winter. Major cities include Ohio’s capitol, Columbus, along with Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Dayton and Akron.
Maryland to Ohio Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Maryland and Ohio are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, trucking rates will vary at times due to the individual state industry needs. 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 Ohio 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.