Idaho to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Boise to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The Boise, ID to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 1,841 mile haul that takes more than 27 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Idaho to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 1,437 miles and over 20 hours on the road from Montpelier, ID to Foster, IN, to over 2,039 miles and a minimum driving time of 31 hours on the road from Porthill, ID to Friendship, IN. The shortest route from Idaho to Indiana is along the I-80 E corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-70 E, traveling through Kansas City, KS and St. Louis, MO.
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.
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.
Idaho to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Idaho is mostly agricultural, 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 Idaho 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.