Shipping to or from Kansas City

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

Kansas City Freight Shipping

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Need to ship freight to Kansas City? Whether you need your freight to go to Kansas City, Missouri or Kansas City, Kansas, FreightCenter has you covered. Kansas City freight shipping options include trucking, rail, air and waterway via the Missouri and Kansas rivers. Booming with industry, many giant brand names call Kansas City home.

Many brands have headquarters in Kansas City, MO including:

  • Applebee's
  • H&R Block
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Hostess Brands
  • Russell Stover Candies
  • Great Plains Energy

Kansas City, MO has a strong economy with a Gross Metropolitan Product of over 41 billion dollars. The largest employer in the city is the US Federal Government maintaining over 140 agencies. Ford Motor Company has a couple large manufacturing plants that manufacture F-150 trucks and electric vehicles. The following are prominent companies headquartered in Kansas City.

  • YRC Worldwide Inc is a holding company consisting of freight shipping brands such as YRC Freight, New Penn, and USF Holland. They services shipping of commercial, industrial, and retail goods.
  • Cerner Corporation specializes in Health Information Technology. They provide HIT solutions, devices, hardware, and services.
  • DST Systems Inc. is a provider of technology, advisory, and operations outsourcing. They are a worldwide company with over 13,000 employees.
  • Ferrellgas Partners Industry is a leading supplier of propane. They specialize in retail propane distribution with annual revenue of over $2 billion usd.
  • Garmin International is a multinational company specializing in GPS technology. They provide products for automotive, aviation, marine, and utilities.

How much is shipping freight from Kansas City?

Your cost to ship depends on mileage and your shipment details. Fluctuating fuel costs and capacity supply and demand can also increase the cost of freight shipping from Kansas City.