Kansas to Nebraska Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Wichita to Omaha is a very heavily traveled route.
The Wichita, KS to Omaha, NE freight shipping lane is a 302 mile haul that takes more than 4 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Kansas to Nebraska ranges from a minimum of 20 miles and under an hour on the road from Lebanon, KS to Red Cloud, NE, to over 803 miles and a minimum driving time of 12 hours on the road from Baxter Springs, KS to Harrison, NE. The shortest route from Kansas to Nebraska is along the I-35 N corridor; however there is a more westerly route that uses the I-80 E, traveling through Fairmont, NE and Salina, KS.
Kansas’ reputation as America’s heartland is well deserved. Equidistant from both the Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The geographic center of the 48 contiguous United States is located in Smith County, Kansas, near the city of Lebanon. Home to legendary Old West cow town Dodge City and part of the historic Santa Fe Trail, Kansas is bordered by Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado and Missouri and shares with Missouri its most populous area—the Kansas part of Kansas City, which straddles the state line.
The manufacturing sector is responsible for much of Kansas’ industry, with the aerospace industry making up the majority of the state’s manufacturing jobs. Spirit Aero systems and Cessna are two of the best-known aerospace manufacturers in the state. Other well-known industrial names that call Kansas home include Sprint-Nextel, General Motors and Garmin. Oil and natural gas are other major industries in Kansas; the state ranks 8th in the nation for production of both resources.
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.
Kansas to Nebraska Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Kansas and Nebraska are 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 Kansas 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.