Shipping Cars To or From Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior
Two major port cities, both bordering the western part of Lake Superior, combine in majestic fashion to form the largest freshwater port in the entire world. Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin are the two port cities that form the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior. Lake Superior is the westernmost part of North America’s Great Lakes. The twin cities and sea ports connect to the great Atlantic Ocean through the Great Lakes of North America and the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The proximity to the ocean together with the vastness of the twin ports on Lake Superior favor international trade, including shipping cars to or from Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Minneapolis to Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior||$152||152 miles||1-2 days|
|Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior to Cleveland||$612||816 miles||3-5 days|
|Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior to Charlotte||$734||1224 miles||4-6 days|
|Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior to Albany||$773||1289 miles||4-6 days|
|Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior to Jacksonville||$920||1534 miles||5-7 days|
|Tampa to Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior||$986||1644 miles||5-7 days|
|Las Vegas to Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior||$1084||1807 miles||5-7 days|
|Los Angeles to Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior||$1038||2075 miles||6-8 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Statistical figures of the Twin Ports
The Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior make up a total of 219.1 square miles in total area. Being the largest fresh water port in the entire world already provides a large enough harbor for high cargo ship traffic to dock. Moreover, the Twin Port’s proximity to the Saint Lawrence Seaway that connects to the Atlantic Ocean provide direct access to the rest of the world, creating a conducive environment for international trading. The Saint Lawrence Seaway opens up trade in major states to the North of the US and parts of Canada.
Together, the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior rank 7th in the US in terms of foreign exchange tonnage, and 17th for being the busiest ports in the US overall. The Saint Lawrence Seaway alone handles 40 to 50 tons of cargo every year, from international ports in Africa, Middle East, and Europe. The exposure the Saint Lawrence Seaway gives to the Twin Ports makes it ideal for shipping cars to and from Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior.
Why the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior
The Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior handle a great amount tonnage traffic every month. Apart from the strategic position, proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, and the deep harbors, the ports are heavily resourceful in port machinery and equipment. The port is equipped with state of the art equipment including specialized loading and offloading equipment, adequate amount of loading and offloading docks to accommodate several ships at a go, ro-ro equipment, rubber-tired transtainers, mobile and heavy tonnage cranes as well as flat-racked decks.
Services we offer through the Twin Ports
The Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior have what it takes to offer our car shipping services both to and fro the port, including roll-on/roll-off car shipping, enclosed container car shipping, as well as terminal to terminal and door to door services. A-1 Auto Transport Inc. offers shipping cars to and from Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior to the states surrounding Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The extensive harbors act as perfect pickup terminals for imported cars and perfect drop off terminals for cars being shipped out, under the terminal to terminal delivery service.
If you seek car shipping services from the Northside, we are happy to hear from you. Simply contact us and we shall be happy to come to your service.
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.