New York to Maryland Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; New York City to Rockville is a very heavily traveled route.
The New York City, NY to Rockville, MD shipping lane is a 228 mile trip that takes more than 4 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from New York to Maryland ranges from a minimum of 156 miles and over 2 hours on the road from Sparkill, NY to Elk Mills, MD, to over 574 miles and a minimum of 9 hours on the road from Champlain, NY to Stockton, MD. The shortest route from New York to Maryland is along the I-95 S corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-78 W, traveling through Frederick, MD and Harrisburg, PA.
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.
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.
New York to Maryland Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New York 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 New York 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.