North Dakota to Pennsylvania Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Bismarck to Pittsburgh is a very heavily traveled route.
The Bismarck, ND to Pittsburgh, PA shipping lane is a 1,293 mile haul that takes more than 19 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Dakota to Pennsylvania ranges from a minimum of 1,059 miles and a minimum of 16 hours on the road from Fargo, ND to Hermitage, PA, to over 1,807 miles and a minimum of 27 hours on the road from Fortuna, ND to Philadelphia, PA. The shortest route from North Dakota to Pennsylvania is along the I-94 E corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-90 E, traveling through South Bend, IN instead of Columbus, OH.
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.
Straddling three regions of the country—east coast, midwest and south—Pennsylvania borders New York and New Jersey to the north and east, Ohio and Lake Erie to the west and Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia to the south. Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and Pittsburgh is a distant second; both cities are known as twentieth century industrial powerhouses and are charging into the twenty-first century with knowledge and service-based economies.
In addition to Lake Erie, the Delaware Estuary and Delaware River are important bodies of water in Pennsylvania. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Allegheny Plateau, Ridge and Valley to the Atlantic Coastal Plain through Piedmont and the Erie Plain, Pennsylvania has a varied landscape that supports farming, manufacturing, development and tourism.
North Dakota to Pennsylvania Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Dakota and Pennsylvania 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 to Pennsylvania 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.