Shipping & Storage

The Northland is home to two Foreign Trade Zones: No. 51 in Duluth and No. 259 in International Falls and Ranier.

There are as many as 70 common carriers serving the Northland, and 61 of them have local terminals. There are a dozen bonded warehouses; three of them public.

The Northland has a full complement of FedEx ground and air services as well as United Parcel Service throughout the area.


 
  Shipping and Storage

 

  Foreign Trade Zones in the Area

 Zone Number

Location

Acres

Operator

 51

Duluth

2

Duluth Seaway Port Authority; Kate Ferguson, Director of Business Development; (218) 740-5422, kferguson@duluthport.com

 259

International Falls/Ranier

13

Koochiching Economics Development Authority; Paul Nevanen, Director; (218) 283-8585; paul@businessupnorth.com

  Common Carriers Serving in Area

 

 

 

 Courier

N/A

 

 

 Less than a truckload (LTL)

N/A

 

 

 Full Truck Load (FTL)

N/A

 

 

 Air Freight (Domestic)

N/A

 

 

 Air Freight (International)

N/A

 

 

 Ocean Freight

N/A

 

 

  Motor Carriers/Trucks Serving in the Area

 

 

 

 Common Carriers

74

 

 

 Common Carriers with Local Terminals

61

 

 

  Warehouses Serving in the Area

 

 

 

 Bonded

12

 

 

 Public

3

 

 

  Overnight Delivery Service

 

 

 

 

 

 Name

Hub Classification

Latest Pick-Up Time

Earliest Delivery

Next Day Delivery Guarantee

Saturday Delivery

 FedEx Express

Second Tier

5:00pm Monday-Friday; 7:00pm Drop-off FedEx Duluth

Varies

Yes

Yes

 United Parcel Services

Second Tier

5:30pm; 6:30pm Drop-off only

Varies

Yes

Yes

 United States Postal Service Express Mail

Second Tier

8:30pm Monday-Friday; 7:45pm Saturday

Varies

Major metro areas; otherwise two day delivery

Yes