Freight shipping from Idaho to Alaska is easier than ever with FreightCenter. Our simple quoting and booking process will enable you to get instant freight rates from all the top shipping companies and start booking your freight shipments in a few short minutes. FreightCenter makes it affordable to ship freight from Idaho to Alaska by LTL, Truckload, Rail, or Intermodal with our guaranteed competitive freight rates.
Idaho is a large and mountainous state with the furthest inland seaport on the west coast. The state is an important agricultural producer in the United States, and in addition to food, Idaho produces lumber, electronics, and gemstones. The roads may be poorly maintained, but Idaho freight shipping is usually inexpensive due to the number of trucks moving through the state. Due to the Lewistown Port, international shipping can be considered. There are two different transcontinental railways passing through the state, and Idaho freight is usually even less expensive when goods are traveling west. LTL freight shipping can be expensive due to the high volume of goods moving out of the state compared to the volume of goods moving in.
Alaska is a large and relatively remote area that may require some unique freight shipping solutions. Alaska is separated from the rest of the continental United States by approximately 500 miles, and some of the roads typically used by freight trucks are seasonal. Several regions are not accessible by road, making Alaska shipping by air and sea important options to consider. Although shipping out of the state is normally associated with lower prices than shipping into the state, LTL prices are often higher than air shipping for the same weight. Low prices on Alaska freight shipping into the western regions can be difficult to find.