Georgia to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Atlanta to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The Atlanta, GA to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 639 mile haul that takes more than 10 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Georgia to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 292 miles and over 4 hours on the road from Wildwood, GA to Central, IN, to over 976 miles and a minimum driving time of 15 hours on the road from Woodbine, GA to Hammond, IN. The shortest route from Georgia to Indiana is along the I-75 N corridor; however there is a more westerly route that uses the I-65 N, traveling through Louisville, KY and Knoxville, TN.
Georgia, the Peach State, is on the Atlantic Ocean in the southeastern corner of the country. Its major metropolitan area, Atlanta, is the economic center of the southeast. The Blue Ridge Mountains, a mountain range in the Appalachian Mountain system, make up the northern part of the state, and the southern part of the state is a coastal plain. Along with the Atlantic Ocean, Georgia’s borders include Florida to the south, South Carolina to the east, Alabama to the west, and Tennessee and North Carolina to the north. Georgia is generally hot and humid in the summer and mild in the winter. It can be in the path of tropical storms or hurricanes during hurricane season (June 1 to November 30), and is occasionally affected by snow or ice in the winter. Georgia freight and shipping is concentrated in Atlanta and to a lesser degree, Savannah.
Indiana is a state on the mid-eastern side of the United States bordering Lake Michigan. Indiana is a state that operates on the industrial side of the economy, in fact, a large percentage of the states workforce has employment in the manufacturing section, making Indiana the leader for manufacturing employment in the United States. Indiana’s leading exports are heavy in the automotive industry with motor vehicles and auto parts, but also includes industrial and electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, and medical equipment. Indiana also operates in the agricultural sector being the fifth largest producer of corn in the united states. Indiana’s main north-to-south artery is I-65, which runs from the southern end of the state from Kentucky, and continuing north through Indianapolis until it reaches the northern end the state, where it connects to the I-94 and I-90 where it continues into Michigan and Illinois. Also connecting Illinois to Ohio is the I-74 which runs from the eastern end of Indiana to the western end of the state.
Georgia to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Georgia is an agricultural state, and Indiana 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 Georgia and Indiana 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.