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San Francisco to Chicago Freight Shipping

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City-to-City Freight Shipping

FreightCenter provides dependable and affordable solutions for shipping freight using intermodal freight, LTL freight, truckload freight, and rail freight. Shipping freight from San Francisco to Chicago is now made easier than ever because of FreightCenter's competitive instant freight rates. We have constructed a simple easy to use booking and quoting system that empowers you to have instant freight rates from every top shipping company. In a matter of minutes, you can begin booking your freight shipments.

San Francisco Freight Shipping

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The Golden Gate Bridge and severe fog isn’t all that San Francisco is known for. Through several means of measurement, the San Francisco Bay area is one of the most crucial international trade gateways in the U.S. Many high value goods are shipped from the area, with electronics being one of the top revenue generating items. San Francisco is also referred to as Silicon Valley, home to the headquarters of Google, Apple, and Facebook.

San Francisco offers shippers many different shipping options, including rail, ocean, and air. However, freight shipping by rail brings in the highest amount of volume and is a safe and reliable choice for any shipper.

Chicago Freight Shipping

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The great city of Chicago is located near the Southern most area of Lake Michigan. This is one of the many factors that contribute to Chicago being the sixth largest export market in all the United States. So much so, that 1 in every 5 jobs in Chicago depend on imports or exports.

As we would expect for a city such as Chicago to have the greatest part of its freight transportation to be water born. Besides Chicago having a major freight rail and two major airports, where massive amounts of cargo enter and exit Chicago, its port still takes the lead. Illinois International Port is the port that moves the most cargo in all of the Great Lakes, by moving over 19 million tons of cargo per year. This massive movement of goods and products emerging from all ports in Chicago, would put Chicago among the top 36 ports in all of the United States. The cargo that embarks from these ports travel through the world, having an ever-present role in the global economy.

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Whether you're shipping freight from San Francisco to Chicago, or anywhere else, FreightCenter offers dependable cross-country freight shipping and international freight shipping at a great value.

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