Shipping to or from Denver

Whether your freight transportation needs are intermodal, LTL, truckload, or rail, FreightCenter expertly handles shipping freight to or from Denver, CO - making it easy and affordable. Our partnerships with top freight companies in Denver, CO 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.

Denver Freight Shipping

denver city freight shipping

Acting as a Midwestern hub for transporting goods long-distance across the country, Denver plays a large role in the movement of freight between the eastern and western United States. Freight represents the shipping of physical goods, parcels, raw materials, or finished products from one place to another by truck, plane, train or ocean. Most freight facilities and terminals in Denver, Colorado are concentrated near interstates and major intersections. Like in most major cities, the majority of freight in the Denver area occurs via trucks.

The most common freight shipping types in Denver:

  • Shipping coal by rail from Wyoming through Denver to Texas
  • Automobiles being delivered from manufacturers
  • Cross-country freight shipments that need to cross the mountains

Denver, CO is centrally located between major west coast cities and major Midwest cities. This makes the city an ideal location for distribution and storage of goods. There are many large employers including the federal government that help make the economy successful. Mining and energy companies such as Smith International, Newmont Mining, and Noble Energy operate in the area. The city has nine Fortune 1000 companies that headquarter there. These companies are,

  • Davita is a Healthcare company specializing in kidney care.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill is a restaurant chain.
  • Antero Resources is a exploration and development company. They specialize in acquisition of natural gas and oil properties.
  • WhiteWave Foods a consumer packaged food company. They produce coffee and dairy produce and distribute throughout North America and Europe.
  • Molson Coors Brewing is a multinational brewing company.
  • Whiting Petroleum is an exploration and production company specializing in natural gas and petroleum.
  • QEP Resources is a crude oil exploration and production company. They also specialize in natural gas.
  • MDC Holdings is a home builder and mortgage financing company.
  • DCP Midstream Partners is a petroleum services company. 

Is shipping freight to Denver expensive?

Your cost of shipping freight depends on various factors. The main factor being the distance your shipment needs to travel. Secondary factors like weight, dimension and freight class ultimately determine your final price to ship.

Does freight move during winter months?

Yes, but there may be delays at carrier terminals or trucks not being able to safely drive on the roads. If you're concerned about your goods freezing, check out our freeze protection service.