New York to New Jersey Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; New York City to Trenton is a very heavily traveled route.
The New York City to Trenton shipping lane is a 66.6 mile haul that takes just over an hour of driving to depending on traffic to complete. Shipping from New York to New Jersey ranges from a minimum of 5 miles and a few minutes from the Manhattan area of New York to Jersey City, to over 424 miles and a minimum of 6 hours on the road from Plattsburgh, NY to Atlantic City, NJ. The shortest route from New York to New Jersey leaves you with several choices, since New York and New Jersey are bordering states being separated by the Hudson River, there are several bridges and tunnels along the states lines connecting the two states.
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’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.
New York to New Jersey Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New York and New Jersey are largely industrial we see plenty of shipments by flatbed trailer, step deck trailer, as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both New York and Florida 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.