North Dakota to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Bismarck to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The Bismarck, ND to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 994 mile haul that takes more than 15 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Dakota to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 631 miles and over 9 hours on the road from Fairmount, ND to Gary, IN, to over 1,329 miles and a minimum driving time of 21 hours on the road from Crosby, ND to Patriot, IN. The shortest route from North Dakota to Indiana is along the I-94 E corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the US-52 S, traveling through St. Paul, MN and Freeport, IL.
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.
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.
North Dakota to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Dakota 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 North Dakota 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.