Illinois to New Jersey Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Springfield to Trenton is a very heavily traveled route.
The Springfield, IL to Trenton, NJ shipping lane is a 877 mile haul that takes more than 13 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Illinois to New Jersey ranges from a minimum of 746 miles and 12 hours from Chicago, IL to Stewartsville, NJ, to over 946 miles and a minimum of 15 hours on the road from Geneseo, IL to Atlantic City, NJ. The shortest route from New Jersey to Illinois is along the I-70 E and I-76 E; however, there’s also a more northerly route that uses I-80 E and I-76 E, passing through Akron, OH.
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.
New Jersey’s state motto, “liberty and prosperity,” describes this second-wealthiest of the 50 US states well. The Garden State’s warm, humid summers, temperate spring and fall seasons and snowy winters help foster the rural agricultural areas that lie between metropolitan New York City to the north, Philadelphia to the south and the famous Jersey Shore along the Atlantic Ocean to the east. New Jersey’s largest cities are Newark, Jersey City and Patterson. State capitol Trenton’s motto, “Trenton makes, the world takes,” sums up New Jersey’s welcoming attitude toward commerce.
Illinois to New Jersey Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Illinois and New Jersey are both mainly industrial states, with many manufacturing and distribution centers throughout, we see plenty of shipments by Flatbed as well our more common dry van trucks. Illinois and New Jersey are also running a number of Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.