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West Virginia2022-11-02T14:18:53-04:00

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Consistent logistics provider for the state of West Virginia

Consistent logistics provider for the state of West Virginia

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Frequently asked questions

About West Virginia

In 1863, West Virginia became the 35th state of the union. It is known as “The Mountain State” because it is the highest elevation east of the Mississippi River and is the only state wholly made up of the Appalachian Mountains. The state’s economy has historically been attached to the land, the mountain, and the river since the coal deposits were discovered and exploited. West Virginia is the 10th smallest state and the 12th least populous state.

The mining industry has been the keystone to West Virginia’s economy. Still, since the second half of the 20th century, the state has seen its populations leave for places with more significant employment opportunities. Lately, West Virginians have focused on developing telecommunications and education sectors. The West Virginia University’s health system’s largest employer in the state.

West Virginia

Key Industries

Key Industries

in West Virginia

Even as coal mining and manufacturing remain the leading industries in West Virginia, authorities and the industrial sectors are working hand in hand to increase the state’s growth. Some of the industries that are flourishing are:

  • Healthcare

  • Mining

  • Manufacturing

  • Real Estate

  • Retail trade

  • Science and Technology

Interest Statistics about West Virginia’s shipments

Interest Statistics about West Virginia’s shipments

  • West Virginia holds 38,750 miles of roadway.

  • 67% of all shipments within West Virginia are made by truck.

  • The value of the state’s exports in 2021 rose to $6.2 billion.

  • West Virginia has committed over 2 billion dollars to roadway infrastructure maintenance.

Facts about freight services in West Virginia

Facts about freight services in West Virginia

  • There are 2,213 miles of track operated by nine freight railroads.
  • The most carried products shipped within West Virginia are machinery and base metals.
  • LTL freight shipping might be expensive due to low volume.
  • By the end of 2022, two world-class companies are investing in building a pair of warehouses and distribution facilities to provide freight service in the state.
Which companies need freight services?
Which companies need freight services?

Even though most of the west Virginia freight moves by truck, there are some mountainous regions where access can be difficult. Because of that, the state’s industry needs specialized and functional transportation, principally the mining industry, retail traders, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology sectors.

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.

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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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Affiliations & memberships

We maintain strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations that help improve safety, efficiency, and value for the customer.

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