North Dakota to Michigan Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Bismarck to Grand Rapids is a very heavily traveled route.
The Bismarck, ND to Grand Rapids, MI shipping lane is a 1,014 mile haul that takes more than 15 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Dakota to Michigan ranges from a minimum of 675 miles and a minimum of 10 hours on the road from Fairmount, ND to Warren, IL, to over 1,308 miles and a minimum of 20 hours on the road from Fortuna, ND to Luna Pier, MI. The shortest route from North Dakota to Michigan is along the I-94 E corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the WI-29 E, traveling through Wausau, WI instead of Hammond, 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.
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 to Michigan Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Dakota and Michigan are mostly industrial, 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 North Dakota and Michigan 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.