Whether your freight transportation needs are intermodal, LTL, truckload, or rail, FreightCenter expertly handles shipping freight from Los Angeles, CA to Tampa, FL - making it easy and affordable. Our partnerships with top freight companies in Los Angeles, CA 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.
Second in population after New York City is Los Angeles, and it's the most populated city in all of California. And when you're that big, you tend to have a lot of industry and supply chain distribution throughout the state and into the U.S. and Mexico.
Los Angeles freight shipping – in trend with other major metros – is performed mainly via truck and rail, but the ports contribute to the volume of freight moving in and out of California. Nearly 75% of all freight movements are made by truck to and from the ocean ports. The Port of Los Angeles or LA sees high volumes of imports and exports, and has major trading partners like China, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan and Taiwan. Consumer goods like furniture, clothing and apparel, and electronics are the items mainly imported to the U.S. through Los Angeles.
Home to FreightCenter's headquarters, the Tampa Bay Area also hosts Port Tampa Bay (formerly known as “Port of Tampa”) in Hillsborough County. Located in Tampa’s downtown area, the port opens up to the Gulf of Mexico. With the expansion of the Panama Canal, Tampa has seen tremendous growth in cargo container shipping. Port Tampa Bay ranks 16th in the country for freight volume to the continental United States. The port also sees heavy volume in foreign imports and exports.
Besides ocean freight and over the road trucking, shipping to Tampa, FL can be done via rail freight or intermodal transportation, as well. CSX has a major rail yard in Tampa where lines connect to major cities in Florida, such as: Jacksonville, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, and Tallahassee.
FreightCenter partners will a large network of regional and nationwide carriers to find capacity for loads moving in and out of Tampa, FL and metro area.