Michigan to North Dakota Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Detroit to Fargo is a very heavily traveled route.
The Detroit, MI to Fargo, ND freight shipping lane is a 929 mile haul that takes more than 14 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Michigan to North Dakota ranges from a minimum of 694 miles and over 10 hours from on the road from Union Pier, MI to Hankinson, ND, to over 1,296 miles and a minimum driving time of 21 hours on the road from Erie, MI to Ambrose, ND. The shortest route from Michigan to North Dakota is along I-94 W; however, there’s also a more northerly route that uses the I-90 W, passing through Madison, WI instead of Cedar Rapids, IA.
Michigan, the Great Lakes State, is made up of two peninsulas surrounded by the world’s largest freshwater lakes. Southeast Michigan, the most densely populated part of the state, is home to the Detroit Metro Area and the American automotive industry. Further north, there’s lumber, mining and furniture manufacturing. Michigan borders Ontario, Canada to the east and north, across lakes Huron and Superior. Indiana and Ohio are to the south, and Illinois and Wisconsin are to the west, across Lake Michigan. Detroit is approximately 300 miles east of Chicago and 250 miles west of Toronto, Canada. Michigan is warm and humid in the summer, cold and snowy in the winter. Michigan’s climate sometimes causes delays in trucking.
North Dakota is located at the heart of the continent and borders on Canada. Shipping from, through or to North Dakota is simple to plan using FRC Logistics’ online quote generator. Our unique and intuitive instant online tool can help you find accurate and timely prices whether you are shipping a full consignment, looking for an LTL deal or have a specialist item that needs to be moved through the upper Midwest.
North Dakota is currently enjoying a boom in natural resources, primarily oil extraction, and has enjoyed the fastest-growing economy in the USA for the last five years. As well as the oil industry, agriculture, mineral extraction and food processing are key industries. The flat prairie land and climate are ideal for growing legumes, oilseeds and cereal crops. Machinery, particularly for use in mineral extraction and farming, is routinely transported along North Dakota’s road network.
Michigan to North Dakota Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Michigan and North Dakota are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, trucking rates will vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. 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 Michigan and North Dakota 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.