Boston is no stranger to moving goods. The city made its name early on as a center for processing wool and manufacturing clothing, textiles, shoes, and leather goods.Though some of these industries remain a part of the region’s economy, the last thirty years has seen a shift toward technology and service jobs. Now the sixth largest economy in the United States, Boston has a very diverse business climate. A top ten tourist destination in the country due to its sixty-two historic sites and numerous hotels and restaurants, as well as an influential education center with ten colleges and universities within city limits including the medical schools of Tufts and Harvard, it’s no surprise thatBoston has been consistently rated one of the top U.S cities in which to live and work. Fort Point Channel, one of the best natural harbors in the country, allows the Port of Boston to accommodate even the largest ocean going ships, and the extensive state-of-the-art facilities in the port allow it to handle1.5 million tons of freight cargo each year. The port is supported by the city’s vast web of highways running through and around the region, a large commercial trucking fleet, Logan International Airport, and extensive railroad lines, all of which comprise a capable network that can meet the needs of all types of intermodal and multimodal shipping from the coast to the interior of the country. This infrastructure makes Boston a premier shipping environment for any cargo moving into or out of the Northeast of the United States.

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Boston's Shipping Terminals

Below is the contact information and terminal location of the local freight shipping providers. Rather than being redirected from a generic national support line, the contact information provided includes specific location-based office numbers, so that you are able to get in touch directly with the appropriate local office to answer questions about your shipments.

Forward Air

E Boston, MA 2128
(617) 561-1008

YRC Freight

95 Concord St
North Reading, MA 1864
(978) 664-1475

R+L Carriers

30 Industrial Dr
Canton, MA 2021
(781) 821-1645

Estes Express

215 Bodwell Street
Avon, MA 2322
(508) 513-0120


55 Otis St
Westborough, MA 1581
(508) 871-0958


90 Concord St
North Reading, MA 1864
(978) 664-1683

Old Dominion

Dracut, MA 1826
(978) 452-1640

ABF Freight

67 SW Cutoff
Worcester, MA 1604
(508) 797-3410

FedEx Freight

1555 Bedford St
Abington, MA 2351
(800) 959-3378

ABF Freight

150 Manley St
Bridgewater, MA 2379
(508) 580-9800

UPS Freight

185 Boston Rd
Southborough, MA 1772
(508) 481-7828

Old Dominion

North Oxford, MA 1537
(508) 987-2035

UPS Freight

80 Concord St
North Reading, MA 1864
(800) 333-7400

FedEx Freight

93 Concord St
North Reading, MA 1864
(877) 280-6129

FedEx Freight

19 Republic Rd
North Billerica, MA 1986
(888) 267-8572

RoadRunner Transportation Services

305 Rocus St
Springfield, MA 1104
(413) 734-5602

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