New York to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; New York City to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The New York City, NY to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 646 mile haul that takes more than 10 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from New York to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 292 miles and over 4 hours on the road from Findley Lake, NY to Metz, IN, to over 1,042 miles and a minimum driving time of 17 hours on the road from Rouses Point, NY to Mt Vernon, IN. The shortest route from New York to Indiana is along the I-80 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-76 W, traveling through Harrisburg and Allentown Pennsylvania.
The ‘Empire State’ has an exceptional economic location for New York trucking companies, as it neighbors six states and a number of America’s most prosperous cities. It also shares a border with Canada’s economic centers: Toronto and Montreal. New York’s close proximity to major US cities has created a boom in the freight trucking industry, especially with routes to Cleveland, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Chicago, Cincinnati and Indianapolis, with their strong automotive, heavy manufacturing, publishing, printing, biomedical, biotechnology and telecommunications industries. Within the state itself, the major routes for New York freight companies are between New York City, Buffalo and Rochester. New York’s geography and climate creates unique challenges in terms of shipping. It has varied terrain with mountains, forests, valleys and lakes—and a number of microclimates. The great variance in weather, between humid summers and bitterly cold winters, poses further challenges, as do New York’s strict commercial shipping regulations.
Indiana is a state on the mid-eastern side of the United States bordering Lake Michigan. Indiana is a state that operates on the industrial side of the economy, in fact, a large percentage of the states workforce has employment in the manufacturing section, making Indiana the leader for manufacturing employment in the United States. Indiana’s leading exports are heavy in the automotive industry with motor vehicles and auto parts, but also includes industrial and electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, and medical equipment. Indiana also operates in the agricultural sector being the fifth largest producer of corn in the united states. Indiana’s main north-to-south artery is I-65, which runs from the southern end of the state from Kentucky, and continuing north through Indianapolis until it reaches the northern end the state, where it connects to the I-94 and I-90 where it continues into Michigan and Illinois. Also connecting Illinois to Ohio is the I-74 which runs from the eastern end of Indiana to the western end of the state.
New York to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since New York and Indiana are mainly industrial, 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 New York and Indiana 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.