Whether your freight transportation needs are intermodal, LTL, truckload, or rail, FreightCenter expertly handles shipping freight from Tampa, FL to San Diego, CA - making it easy and affordable. Our partnerships with top freight companies in Tampa, 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.
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.
Known as the birthplace of California, San Diego is the eighth largest city in the U.S. The most prominent industries in San Diego are defense, tourism, and research. Due to the mild weather native to the city, freight shipping limitations and closures are rarely ever an issue.
International trade is also a major component to San Diego due to its commercial port and proximity to the United States and Mexican border. The U.S. government permits the city to function as a Foreign Trade Zone.