Kansas to Florida Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Kansas City to Orlando is a very heavily traveled route.
The Kansas City, KS to Orlando, FL shipping lane is a 1,244 mile haul that takes more than 18 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Kansas to Florida ranges from a minimum of 806 miles and a minimum of 13 hours from Pittsburg, KS to Pensacola, FL, to over 1,903 miles and a minimum of 27 hours on the road from St Francis, KS to Miami, FL. The shortest route from Kansas to Florida is along the I-75 S corridor; however, there’s also a more southerly route that uses the I-22, passing through Memphis, TN and Springfield, IL.
Kansas’ reputation as America’s heartland is well deserved. Equidistant from both the Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The geographic center of the 48 contiguous United States is located in Smith County, Kansas, near the city of Lebanon. Home to legendary Old West cow town Dodge City and part of the historic Santa Fe Trail, Kansas is bordered by Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado and Missouri and shares with Missouri its most populous area—the Kansas part of Kansas City, which straddles the state line.
The manufacturing sector is responsible for much of Kansas’ industry, with the aerospace industry making up the majority of the state’s manufacturing jobs. Spirit Aero systems and Cessna are two of the best-known aerospace manufacturers in the state. Other well-known industrial names that call Kansas home include Sprint-Nextel, General Motors and Garmin. Oil and natural gas are other major industries in Kansas; the state ranks 8th in the nation for production of both resources.
Florida is a state that has an incredibly long coastline with many islands and peninsulas. Most of the state has a sub-tropical climate, with temperatures that often top 100° F in the summer. Most major shipping and trucking delays in Florida are related to hurricanes and tropical storms, which regularly affect various part of the state, especially on the east coast. Look out for hurricanes and tropical storms from June through November. Florida’s largest cities, all with populations of over a million in their metropolitans areas, are Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville. However, Florida has many medium-sized cities and industrial areas along its coasts; shipping tends to be distributed over a large area in Florida.
Kansas to Montana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Kansas and Montana are largely agricultural, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Kansas and Montana are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.