Virginia to North Dakota Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Richmond to Fargo is a very heavily traveled route.
The Richmond, VA to Fargo, ND freight shipping lane is a 1,454 mile haul that takes more than 22 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Virginia to North Dakota ranges from a minimum of 1,135 miles and a minimum of 17 hours on the road from Ewing, VA to Hankinson, ND, to over 1,946 miles and a minimum driving time of 31 hours on the road from Virginia Beach, VA to Ambrose, ND. The shortest route from Virginia to North Dakota is along the I-94 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-64 W, traveling through Cedar Rapids, IA and Indianapolis, IN.
Virginia Freight Shipping & Trucking
Virginia sits on the Atlantic Coast of the United States and is commonly referred to as “The Old Dominion”, which was named for being one of the oldest overseas dominions of the King and Queen of England. With agriculture occupying over 30% of the land in Virginia, a large part of the states income comes from soy, hay, peanuts, and tomatoes being the most profitable crop in the state, at one time tobacco used to be the number one grown crop in the state, while no longer the case the state is still the fifth- largest producer of tobacco in the nation.
Virginia’s main industry is the technology sector, with the computer chip being the highest grossing export since 2006 and the fourth-highest number of technology workers in the United States, only California, New York, and Texas remain higher, technology quickly took over as the states main export while surpassing the state’s traditional top exports of tobacco and coal combined. To coincide with Virginia’s position in the technology industry, The Pentagon, which is located in Arlington, is the headquarters of the Department of Defense, while the Central Intelligence Agency in located in Langley, Virginia. Virginian is also home to several other government agencies, the United States Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation, and The United Sates Patent and Trademark Office, with all of these agencies and roughly 12% of all U.S. federal procurement money being spent in the state, providing over 900,000 jobs throughout the state and government contracts.
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North Dakota Freight Shipping & Trucking
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.
Virginia to North Dakota Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Virginia and North Dakota are 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 Virginia 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.