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On-time, consistent logistics provider for the state of Washington

On-time, consistent logistics provider for the state of Washington

About Washington

Commonly referred to as Washington State to distinguish it from the nation’s capital, it was named after George Washington, the first United States president. Its official name is the State of Washington, and its history is no different from its neighboring states. One of the most ancient human remains was found in Washington territory, proving that men have inhabited the region for at least 9,300 years.

Later, the British Empire ceded part of the land that now forms the State of Washington to Spanish settlers, and Washington was admitted to the Union in 1889 as the 42nd state. Olympia is the state’s capital, and Seattle is Washington’s largest and most populous city.

The Pacific Ocean surrounds Washington’s western border, while the rest of the state consists of mountain ranges, deep rainforests, and semi-arid basin regions. The nearby Canadian border makes many trucking companies in Washington take advantage of its industrial corridors and freight distribution centers.

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Key Industries

Key Industries

in Washington

Washington State is known for being the birthplace of Starbucks Coffee and Microsoft Corporation. However, Washington’s land has been historically crucial to the country’s food and agriculture industry. The state has many freight lines running through its territory, and many sectors have blossomed in this environment, such as:

  • Services

  • Food and beverages production

  • Agriculture

  • Lumber

  • Manufacturing

  • Aerospace

  • Military & Defense

  • Technology

Interest statistics about Washington’s shipments

Interest statistics about Washington’s shipments

  • At least 5,000 trucks travel every day in the state’s freight corridors

  • Freight-dependent industries support 1.46 million jobs in Washington

  • Washington has 80,209 miles of public roads

  • 78% of shipments within Washington are moved by trucks

  • There are about 2 million light trucks and 26,000 heavy trucks registered in the state

Facts about freight services in Washington

Facts about freight services in Washington

  • Apple, potato, and milk are the most shipped items from Washington

  • Washington is the country’s most trade-dependent state on a per capita basis

  • 80% of Washington communities depend exclusively on trucks to move their goods

  • Washington’s freight corridors can carry over 20 million tons every year

  • The software industry is the largest industry by revenue in Washington

Which companies need freight services?
Which companies need freight services?

Washington is one of the most liberal states in the nation and one of the wealthiest. However, the state’s mobility relies on the seamless integration of transportation infrastructure. Many logistics companies in Washington help several industries, such as services, aerospace, manufacturing, lumber, information technology, agriculture, and food and beverages. These industries might benefit from a trustworthy transportation partner.

What services do we provide in this area?
What services do we provide in this area?

At Last Mile Logistics, we deliver a wide range of freight services that will help your business to grow. From expedited shipping to white glove services, we will be your logistics partners along the road.

Superior results through technology

One the greatest challenges today is sourcing capacity that fluctuates with demand in the marketplace. As an intermediary, we carefully consider the qualifications of the truck equipment operators we contract with to service our shipper clients’ needs.

LAST MILE LOGISTICS logisticians rely on their experience and use of proprietary technology to manage and move every shipment. And because shipper clients require a practical risk management approach to doing business, LAST MILE LOGISTICS is one of few brokers that has Primary Truck Broker Liability Insurance ($2 Million policy).

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