Idaho to West Virginia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Boise to Huntington is a very heavily traveled route.
The Boise, ID to Huntington, WV freight shipping lane is a 2,075 mile haul that takes more than 30 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Idaho to West Virginia ranges from a minimum of 1,744 miles and over 26 hours on the road from Paris, ID to Kenova, WV, to over 2,428 miles and a minimum driving time of 37 hours on the road from Eastport, ID to Harpers Ferry, WV. The shortest route from Idaho to West Virginia is along the I-80 E corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-84 E, traveling through Indianapolis, IN and Cincinnati, OH.
One of America’s foremost agricultural states, Idaho is sparsely populated, but well connected. Bordered by Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Canada, the major cities of Idaho Falls and Boise are situated in the south-east and south-west of the state.
Despite its landlocked position, western Idaho has a primarily maritime climate, tempering the potential severity of the winter weather in this northern state. The south and east of the state have a semi-arid climate, similar to that of central states on the plains. Most of Idaho, particularly its center, is covered by forest. The major road networks serve the far south, north and east of the state, with the center and west relying primarily on state road networks.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
Idaho to West Virginia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Idaho is an agricultural state, and West Virginia is mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed trailer as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Idaho and West Virginia are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.