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Shipping Cars To or From Port of Milwaukee

The State of Wisconsin is home to the Port of Milwaukee, one of the busiest lake ports in the US. The service portfolio of the Port of Milwaukee includes cruise tourists, trade simulations, and heavy cargo inland shipping. It is one of the inland ports that A-1 Auto Transport Inc. utilizes to offer ocean freight car shipping services to its clients. This is thanks to the deep inland draft depth it provides for safe and efficient car shipping services.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Indianapolis to Port of Milwaukee$279279 miles2-4 days
Port of Milwaukee to New York$407407 miles2-4 days
Port of Milwaukee to Memphis$467622 miles3-5 days
Port of Milwaukee to Washington D.C.$594792 miles3-5 days
Port of Milwaukee to Dallas$6011002 miles4-6 days
Albuquerque to Port of Milwaukee$8481414 miles4-6 days
Las Vegas to Port of Milwaukee$10731788 miles5-7 days
San Francisco to Port of Milwaukee$10842168 miles6-8 days

Features of Port of Milwaukee

The port of Milwaukee is found in the Southeast part of Wisconsin, where the Menomonee, Kinnickinnic and the Milwaukee rivers join and flow into the Milwaukee Bay on the western shores of Lake Michigan; one of the 5 Great Lakes of Northern America. The port is strategically located making it the northern-most point an inland river barge can navigate to or from Houston, New Orleans, and all inland rivers between these two ports. This is due to the St. Lawrence Seaway that provides deep waters and easy passage to the neighboring port of Montreal.

The port has a total of 16 berths which allow for efficient car shipping through containerized car shipping and Ro-Ro modes. The entire port maintains a minimum draft depth of 26 feet, which is quite impressive considering it is an inland lake port.  The draft depth facilitates shipping cars to or from Port of Milwaukee.

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Strategic advantage

The port offers perfect access to two other joint lakes, Lake Superior and Lake Huron, offering an alternative means of transporting vehicles and other high tonnage cargo to neighboring states including Michigan and Minnesota. It also offers direct access to southern Canada, eliminating the need to rely on road transport. This is highly advantageous especially when it comes to transporting vehicles in bulk. Ocean freight offers cost pooling advantages. This is because several vehicles can be shipped in one trip using one cargo ship, hence cost-sharing the financial implication of the entire trip. The port provides shipping cars to or from Port of Milwaukee services at pocket-friendly prices.

Port facilities

The port provides a whopping 330,000 square feet of warehouse storage which provide safe keeping for cars waiting to be shipped out or those that have just been shipped into the Milwaukee port. The port dock is equipped with all relevant port equipment to facilitate handling of heavy cargo. Such include mobile cranes, Ro-Ro equipment, pedestal cranes, flat racks, and floating cranes, as well as heavy cargo loaders and off loaders.

Commercial statistics

The port facilities promote high vehicle cargo traffic through containerized and Ro-Ro modes of car shipping. The port handles well over 2,618,312 metric tons in annual cargo tonnage, ranking it 91st on the list of the busiest ports in the United States by trade numbers alone. This amount is a cummulative of both foreign and domestic trade figures.

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Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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