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When Is Over-the-Road Trucking to Alaska Economical?

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At 49th Freight we understand that shipping to Alaska can be challenging. We have observed that it can be routine to route freight through Seattle so it can be put on a barge or through Tacoma so it can be put on a steam ship. We, as businesspeople in Alaska, are accustomed to these modes of transportation and likely have routine ordering systems in place to accommodate them. However, here at 49th Freight we have discovered that over-the-road, direct trucking can be an economical option. Below are characteristics of freight where over-the-road shipping should be considered.

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