Illinois to Nebraska Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Chicago to Omaha is a very heavily traveled route.
The Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE freight shipping lane is a 480 mile haul that takes more than 7 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Illinois to Nebraska ranges from a minimum of 260 miles and over 4 hours on the road from Quincy, IL to Falls City, NE, to over 1,050 miles and a minimum driving time of 16 hours on the road from Grantsburg, IL to Harrison, NE. The shortest route from Illinois to Nebraska is along the I-80 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the US-60 W, traveling through Mountain Grove, MO and Mounds, 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.
The home of the Huskers, Nebraska is a state that provides a large amount of daily shipments throughout the United States. This great tradition in the state of Nebraska provides America with a very vast array of products on a consistent basis. The Freight Rate Central & our Nebraska Trucking Companies have emerged as one of the most loyal and dedicated trucking companies offered in Nebraska today. Nebraska lies in the central United States and is divided up into two major regions, The Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains. The Great Plains which makes up the western side of the state, is a vast prairie used for cattle grazing. In fact the state is largely agricultural being a major producer of pork, beef, soybeans and corn.
Illinois to Nebraska Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Illinois is mainly industrial, and Nebraska is an agricultural state, 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 Illinois and Nebraska 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.