Nebraska to Louisiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Lincoln to Lafayette is a very heavily traveled route.
The Lincoln, NE to Lafayette, LA shipping lane is a 926 mile trip that takes more than 15 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Nebraska to Louisiana ranges from a minimum of 607 miles and over 10 hours on the road from Rulo, NE to Ida, LA, to over 1,486 miles and a minimum of 22 hours on the road from Crawford, NE to White Kitchen, LA. The shortest route from Nebraska to Louisiana is along the US-75 S; however, there’s also a more easterly route that uses the I-49 S, passing through Kansas City, MO instead of Tulsa, OK.
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.
Home to alligators and Mardi Gras, oil refineries and shrimp boats, Louisiana is bordered by the Mississippi River to the east, Texas to the West, Arkansas to the North and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. The state’s capital city is Baton Rouge, but the cultural capital of Louisiana is without a doubt New Orleans, where the state’s French and Spanish heritage are always on display. The most tropical of all the contiguous US states, Louisiana is known for its short winters and long sultry summers, and for the hurricanes and tropical storms that sometimes sweep the Gulf Coast and flood the state’s swampy lowlands.
Louisiana’s economy is based upon the state’s abundant natural and agricultural resources, whether for products they produce or for the tourism these resources generate. Important agricultural products include seafood—Louisiana supplies 90 percent of the world’s crawfish—cotton, soybeans, sugarcane and rice. Other agricultural products include cattle, poultry and dairy products. The state’s oil and coal products are also key to industry, as are chemical products, paper products and processed food.
Nebraska to Louisiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Nebraska and Louisiana are mainly agricultural, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer. We also see a number of flatbed shipments as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both Nebraska and Louisiana 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.