Whether your freight transportation needs are intermodal, LTL, truckload, or rail, FreightCenter expertly handles shipping freight from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL - making it easy and affordable. Our partnerships with top freight companies in Miami, FL 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.
Miami is a multicultural hub on the southeast coast of Florida, known for it's bolstering tourism industry. It is often considered a 'Global Gateway,' hosting the Port of Miami (or PortMiami), which frequently sees the passage of cargo from overseas shipments from across the Atlantic and throughout Latin and Central America. Additionally, Miami International Airport (MIA) permits passage of Air Freight from across the globe.
Miami-Dade county's unique position geographically means that shipping by roadway requires drivers to traverse solely through the state of Florida, given the structure of the peninsula itself. Three major highways connect the county to the rest of the state: I-75, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike. Rail carriers in Miami include the Florida East Coast (FEC) and CSX railways that run north/south down the county.
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.