Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Saint Paul
The northernmost port on the famous Mississippi River System is where you find the Port of Saint Paul. It is located at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers and is often referred to as the other half of Minneapolis. The port is surrounded by two ports, namely; the Port of Duluth and Port of Minneapolis, which are at least 215km and 19km away from Saint Paul, respectively. As the economy of the sea port grows, Saint Paul has become a center for government, industry, healthcare, education, and finance. Through its manufacturing industry, the port produces medical equipment, computer products, machinery, and cars. It is also a leader in trucking and setting up of rail centers in the community.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Kansas City to Port Of Saint Paul||438$||438 miles||2-4 days|
|Port Of Saint Paul to Detroit||515$||686 miles||3-5 days|
|Port Of Saint Paul to Nashville||656$||875 miles||3-5 days|
|Port Of Saint Paul to Dallas||707$||942 miles||3-5 days|
|Port Of Saint Paul to Philadelphia||698$||1163 miles||4-6 days|
|Albuquerque to Port Of Saint Paul||736$||1226 miles||4-6 days|
|Tucson to Port Of Saint Paul||981$||1635 miles||5-7 days|
|San Diego to Port Of Saint Paul||1103$||1988 miles||5-7 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Management of the Port of Saint Paul
The port of Saint Paul is under the management of a port authority board with seven members. Typically, board membership is shared among citizen representatives and members of the city council. Their job is to run the affairs of the port while developing lands for business and industries. Shipping cars to or from port of Saint Paul also falls under the mandate of the authority as they vet shipping companies that offer such services to clients. They often engage with auto transport companies to ensure that their needs are met and that their vehicles are handled well at the port.
Why shipping through port of Saint Paul is ideal
The port of Saint Paul is an expansive facility that handles cargo tonnage of over five million on an annual basis. The cargo is moved through river terminals that are designed to handle different types of cargo. The terminals are both public and private with the private facilities getting more traffic than their counterparts. Shipping cars to or from port of Saint Paul is beneficial because of the terminals that they assign to auto transporters using the port. Movement of car carriers is much easier at the port reducing delays often seen at other ports in the US.
Use of technology at the shipping terminals also plays a big role in the transportation of vehicles to and from the port. The shipping process is computerized to enable vehicle movers dropping off or picking up cars to do so within the shortest time possible. Regular interaction with the system at port of Saint Paul has given the team at A-1 Auto Transport a competitive edge against other shipping companies. Our truck drivers are always prepared with all the documents needed, making the process of custom clearance and movement from the harbor much faster.
We are your ideal shipping partner!
Are you looking for auto transport services for shipping cars to or from port of Saint Paul? If you live in St. Paul, South St. Paul, Oakdale, Minneapolis, Roseville, Richfield, New Brighton and other surrounding cities, we can help you. We have been transporting cars nationwide and overseas for over two decades. Call our sales team and allow us to partner with on your shipping journey.
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.