Freight shipping from Minnesota to California 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 Minnesota to California by LTL, Truckload, Rail, or Intermodal with our guaranteed competitive freight rates.
Minnesota is a northern Midwest state the borders the Great Lakes and also Canada. The Twin Cities area of Minneapolis and St. Paul is the center of population and transportation. Most of Minnesota consists of flat prairies, but there are forests in the northernmost regions. The state produces lumber, agricultural products, and a wide range of manufactured goods. Minnesota freight shipping is accomplished in a variety of ways, including road, rail, and water transport. Although the state has an active shipping system, Minnesota freight rates can be quite expensive due to the relative remoteness of the state. LTL freight shipping is especially expensive due to the lack of volume of goods moving through the state.
California shipping is extremely busy in this state with numerous import and export channels. Although the geography is extremely diverse with plains, mountains, and deserts, the climate is quite mild in most of the state. California freight is both fast and extremely high volume. The state is well-supplied with highways and railways as well as international ports in both Los Angeles and San Francisco and an international border shared with Mexico. California also has two large international air travel hubs. The major cities often have severe traffic problems which can delay trucking in and out of these centers. The cost of freight shipping in California can vary greatly due to the many factors involved in the state's commerce, but LTL and truckload shipping often have very low prices simply because of the quantity of goods moving through the state.