Seattle, WA consistently ranks amongst the top places to live in the United States. Its thriving job market, highly rated schools, and surrounding environmental beauty make Seattle one of the fastest growing U.S cities, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Throughout its growth, a diverse economy and strong trade relations have become hallmark features of Seattle’s economic and cultural identity. Historically, logging and agriculture industries as well as its conveniently accessible geographical position as a gateway to northern regions such as Canada and Alaska have made Seattle an important shipping and transportation hub in the Pacific Northwest. Nowadays, Washington State has evolved into one of the most trade dependent states in the nation, with Seattle at the center of its commerce. From global industry sectors such as aerospace manufacturing and e-commerce to regional sectors such as the retail and food industries, Seattle relies heavily on its ability to ship goods in a safe, efficient and cost effective way. The result is a city boasting a massive network of freight infrastructure including airports, seaports, distributions centers, and rail yards, all connected by a formidable system of truck routes and rail lines. Seattle’s prime location and significant infrastructure have attracted fortune 500 retail companies such as Amazon, Starbucks, and Nordstrom’s, and its diverse economy of older stalwart industries and newer technology and internet companies has created a thriving business climate for a wide array of shipping and logistics solutions. Whether an origin or destination for cargo moving nationally or globally, by land, sea, or air, Seattle can easily accommodate the freight shipping needs of customers and suppliers alike.
Market Capacity represents the balance between the number of shipments from a given market and the available trucks in that market. Tight Capacity signifies more shipments than available trucks, and indicates a higher chance of late shipments or cancellations. Loose Capacity signifies that there are more available trucks than current shipments in that market, indicating a greater likelihood of on time shipments and no cancellations.
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.