Illinois to North Dakota Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Chicago to Fargo is a very heavily traveled route.
The Chicago, IL to Fargo, ND freight shipping lane is a 643 mile haul that takes more than 10 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Illinois to North Dakota ranges from a minimum of 478 miles and over 8 hours from on the road from Galena, IL to Hankinson, ND, to over 1,383 miles and a minimum driving time of 21 hours on the road from Metropolis, IL to Fortuna, ND. The shortest route from Illinois to North Dakota is along I-94 W; however, there’s also a more northerly route that uses the I-90 W, passing through Madison, WI and Rockford, IL.
Illinois extends from Chicago on the west coast of Lake Michigan deep into the rural Midwest. Illinois borders the Great Lakes and there is a lot of freight coming into the Chicago ports. While Illinois is large, the state is flat and easy to traverse. Chicago has a vast amount of industrial companies that have commercial freight shipping needs to all points of the country and into Canada as well. Illinois has cold, snowy winters that can slow down and delay trucking through the state.
North Dakota is located at the heart of the continent and borders on Canada. Shipping from, through or to North Dakota is simple to plan using Freight Rate Central’ online quote generator. Our unique and intuitive instant online tool can help you find accurate and timely prices whether you are shipping a full consignment, looking for an LTL deal or have a specialist item that needs to be moved through the upper Midwest.
North Dakota is currently enjoying a boom in natural resources, primarily oil extraction, and has enjoyed the fastest-growing economy in the USA for the last five years. As well as the oil industry, agriculture, mineral extraction and food processing are key industries. The flat prairie land and climate are ideal for growing legumes, oilseeds and cereal crops. Machinery, particularly for use in mineral extraction and farming, is routinely transported along North Dakota’s road network.
Illinois to North Dakota Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Illinois and North Dakota are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, trucking rates will vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. 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 Illinois and North Dakota 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.