New Jersey to West Virginia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Newark to Huntington is a very heavily traveled route.
The Newark, NJ to Huntington, WV freight shipping lane is a 572 mile haul that takes more than 9 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from New Jersey to West Virginia ranges from a minimum of 162 miles and over 2 hours on the road from Penns Grove, NJ to Marlowe, WV, to over 564 miles and a minimum driving time of 9 hours on the road from Northvale, NJ to Melrose, WV. The shortest route from New Jersey to West Virginia is along the I-79 S corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-68 W, traveling through Frederick, MD and Woodshade, DE.
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.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
New Jersey to West Virginia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New Jersey and West Virginia are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed trailer as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both New Jersey and West 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.