Shipping to or from Boston

Whether your freight transportation needs are intermodal, LTL, truckload, or rail, FreightCenter expertly handles shipping freight to or from Boston, MA - making it easy and affordable. Our partnerships with top freight companies in Boston, MA allow us to offer volume-discounted freight rates, backed by our Lowest Price Guarantee. Get a free, Instant Freight Quote and book your shipment today.

Boston Freight Shipping

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Shipping up to Boston? With the robust infrastructure of Boston’s highways and intermodal options, as well as, the Port of Boston and Logan International Airport, shippers have many options when moving freight in and out of Boston.

This city is also home to the Conley Terminal, which is the only full-service cargo terminal in the New England region. Among other important achievements, it conducts business with over 1,500,000 metric tons of freight on an annual basis, and provides service to some of the largest shipping lines, including MSC, COSCO, Yang Ming, Maersk, and more.

Here are some fun facts about Boston freight shipping that you may not yet know:

  • Most goods are shipped by truck in Massachusetts
  • In 2014, $212 billion in goods shipped out of the state
  • Another $196 billion in goods shipped into the state
  • In a year, the average driver spends 53 hours stuck in traffic congestion
  • 43% of Massachusetts’s bridges aren’t functional
  • 70% of goods shipped are transported by truck

FreightCenter partners will a large network of regional and nationwide carriers to find space on trucks for shipping to or from Boston, MA.

Boston, MA is considered to be a global city. It has a GDP of over $360 billion and is ranked the sixth largest economy in the nation. The city is a major center for venture capital and high-tech companies. The Port of Boston has access to ground transportation that includes a truck only haul road. It operates non-massport facilities dedicated to bulk cargo, LNG shipments, and petroleum. Eight Fortune 1000 companies headquarter in the city. These include,

  • Wayfair is an e-commerce company that sells home goods.
  • Boston Properties is a real estate investment trust company.
  • Cabot Corporation is a specialty chemicals company.They produce products such as carbons, silicas, and aluminas.
  • Iron Mountain is an information storage company.
  • LPL Financial Holdings is a financial brokerage company.
  • American Tower Corporation is a communications infrastructure company for wireless and broadcast.
  • State Street Corp. is a financial services holdings company.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Group is a worldwide insurance company.