New Jersey to New York Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Newark to Brooklyn is a very heavily traveled route.
The Newark to Brooklyn shipping lane is a 20.1 mile haul that takes just under an hour of driving to complete. Shipping from New Jersey to New York ranges from a minimum of a mile and a few minutes from the Fort Lee area of New Jersey to the Bronx area of New York, to over 388 miles and a minimum of 6 hours on the road from Ocean City, NJ to Watertown, NY. The shortest route from New Jersey to New York is traveling across or under the Hudson River, since New Jersey and New York are neighboring states there are several bridges and tunnels connecting the two states.
New Jersey Freight Shipping and Trucking
New Jersey’s state motto, “liberty and prosperity,” describes this second-wealthiest of the 50 US states well. The Garden State’s warm, humid summers, temperate spring and fall seasons and snowy winters help foster the rural agricultural areas that lie between metropolitan New York City to the north, Philadelphia to the south and the famous Jersey Shore along the Atlantic Ocean to the east. New Jersey’s largest cities are Newark, Jersey City and Patterson. State capitol Trenton’s motto, “Trenton makes, the world takes,” sums up New Jersey’s welcoming attitude toward commerce.
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New York Freight Shipping & Trucking
The ‘Empire State’ has an exceptional economic location for New York trucking companies, as it neighbors six states and a number of America’s most prosperous cities. It also shares a border with Canada’s economic centers: Toronto and Montreal. New York’s close proximity to major US cities has created a boom in the freight trucking industry, especially with routes to Cleveland, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Chicago, Cincinnati and Indianapolis, with their strong automotive, heavy manufacturing, publishing, printing, biomedical, biotechnology and telecommunications industries. Within the state itself, the major routes for New York freight companies are between New York City, Buffalo and Rochester. New York’s geography and climate creates unique challenges in terms of shipping. It has varied terrain with mountains, forests, valleys and lakes—and a number of microclimates. The great variance in weather, between humid summers and bitterly cold winters, poses further challenges, as do New York’s strict commercial shipping regulations.
New Jersey to New York Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New Jersey and New York industries are largely industrial we see plenty of shipments by Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers, and flatbed trailer. Our step deck trailer, as well as dry van trucks in both New Jersey and New York 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.