New Jersey to Virginia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Newark to Arlington is a very heavily traveled route.
The Newark, NJ to Arlington, VA shipping lane is a 282 mile trip that takes more than 4 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from New Jersey to Virginia ranges from a minimum of 119 miles and over 2 hours on the road from Penns Grove, NJ to Pentagon City, VA, to over 643 miles and a minimum of 11 hours on the road from Branchville, NJ to Rose Hill, VA. The shortest route from New Jersey to Virginia is along the I-95 S; however, there’s also a more southerly route that uses the I-78 W, passing through Wilmington, DE instead of Lancaster, PA.
New Jersey’s state motto, “liberty and prosperity,” describes this second-wealthiest of the 50 US states well. The Garden State’s warm, humid summers, temperate spring and fall seasons and snowy winters help foster the rural agricultural areas that lie between metropolitan New York City to the north, Philadelphia to the south and the famous Jersey Shore along the Atlantic Ocean to the east. New Jersey’s largest cities are Newark, Jersey City and Patterson. State capitol Trenton’s motto, “Trenton makes, the world takes,” sums up New Jersey’s welcoming attitude toward commerce.
Virginia sits on the Atlantic Coast of the United States and is commonly referred to as “The Old Dominion”, which was named for being one of the oldest overseas dominions of the King and Queen of England. With agriculture occupying over 30% of the land in Virginia, a large part of the states income comes from soy, hay, peanuts, and tomatoes being the most profitable crop in the state, at one time tobacco used to be the number one grown crop in the state, while no longer the case the state is still the fifth- largest producer of tobacco in the nation.
Virginia’s main industry is the technology sector, with the computer chip being the highest grossing export since 2006 and the fourth-highest number of technology workers in the United States, only California, New York, and Texas remain higher, technology quickly took over as the states main export while surpassing the state’s traditional top exports of tobacco and coal combined. To coincide with Virginia’s position in the technology industry, The Pentagon, which is located in Arlington, is the headquarters of the Department of Defense, while the Central Intelligence Agency in located in Langley, Virginia. Virginian is also home to several other government agencies, the United States Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation, and The United Sates Patent and Trademark Office, with all of these agencies and roughly 12% of all U.S. federal procurement money being spent in the state, providing over 900,000 jobs throughout the state and government contracts.
New Jersey to Virginia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New Jersey and Virginia are mostly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer. We also see a number of flatbed shipments as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both New Jersey and Virginia 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.