Pennsylvania to Florida Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Philadelphia to Orlando is a very heavily traveled route.
The Philadelphia, PA to Orlando, FL freight shipping lane is a 991 mile haul that takes more than 15 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Pennsylvania to Florida ranges from a minimum of 824 miles and 13 hours from Chester, PA to Callahan, FL, to over 1,292 miles and a minimum driving time of 20 hours on the road from Miami, FL to Girard, PA. The shortest route from Pennsylvania to Florida is along I-95 S; however, there’s also a more western route that uses the I-77 S, passing through Charlotte, NC and Roanoke, VA.
Straddling three regions of the country—east coast, midwest and south—Pennsylvania borders New York and New Jersey to the north and east, Ohio and Lake Erie to the west and Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia to the south. Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and Pittsburgh is a distant second; both cities are known as twentieth century industrial powerhouses and are charging into the twenty-first century with knowledge and service-based economies.
In addition to Lake Erie, the Delaware Estuary and Delaware River are important bodies of water in Pennsylvania. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Allegheny Plateau, Ridge and Valley to the Atlantic Coastal Plain through Piedmont and the Erie Plain, Pennsylvania has a varied landscape that supports farming, manufacturing, development and tourism.
The Miami to Atlanta freight shipping lane is a 661 mile haul that takes more than 9 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Florida to Atlanta ranges from a minimum of 320 miles and 5 hours from Pensacola, Fl to Atlanta, GA to over 600 miles and a minimum of 9 hours on the road from Miami to Augusta. The shortest route from Florida to Georgia is along the I-75N corridor; however, there’s also a more easterly route that uses the I-95 N, passing through Savannah, GA rather than Valdosta, GA.
Pennsylvania to Florida Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Pennsylvania is mainly industrial, and Florida is mainly agricultural, with many food processing and distribution centers, trucking rates will vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. 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 Pennsylvania and Florida 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.