Virginia to Oregon Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Richmond to Salem is a very heavily traveled route.
The Richmond, VA to Salem, OR freight shipping lane is a 2,909 mile haul that takes more than 44 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from Virginia to Oregon ranges from a minimum of 2,153 miles and a minimum of 32 hours on the road from Ewing, VA to Cairo, OR, to over 3,046 miles and a minimum driving time of 46 hours on the road from Norfolk, VA to Warrenton, OR. The shortest route from Virginia to Oregon is along the I-80 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-64 W, traveling through Kansas City, KS and Louisville, KY.
Virginia sits on the Atlantic Coast of the United States and is commonly referred to as “The Old Dominion”, which was named for being one of the oldest overseas dominions of the King and Queen of England. With agriculture occupying over 30% of the land in Virginia, a large part of the states income comes from soy, hay, peanuts, and tomatoes being the most profitable crop in the state, at one time tobacco used to be the number one grown crop in the state, while no longer the case the state is still the fifth- largest producer of tobacco in the nation.
Virginia’s main industry is the technology sector, with the computer chip being the highest grossing export since 2006 and the fourth-highest number of technology workers in the United States, only California, New York, and Texas remain higher, technology quickly took over as the states main export while surpassing the state’s traditional top exports of tobacco and coal combined. To coincide with Virginia’s position in the technology industry, The Pentagon, which is located in Arlington, is the headquarters of the Department of Defense, while the Central Intelligence Agency in located in Langley, Virginia. Virginian is also home to several other government agencies, the United States Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation, and The United Sates Patent and Trademark Office, with all of these agencies and roughly 12% of all U.S. federal procurement money being spent in the state, providing over 900,000 jobs throughout the state and government contracts.
Oregon has a rocky coast along the Pacific Ocean, waterfalls, dense rainforests, the volcanic Cascade Mountains, and prairies, steppes and high deserts that sweep to the eastern border. Around 70 percent of the state’s population is concentrated in the Willamette Valley, which boasts cities like Portland to the north and Eugene to the south, and the western part of the state has a mild year-round climate featuring cool, wet winters and dry, warm summers. Further to the east, the winters are cold and snowy. Oregon is south of Washington State and north of California. To the east, it is bordered by Idaho and Nevada.
Virginia to Oregon Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since Virginia and Oregon are mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, trucking rates will vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. 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 Virginia and Oregon 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.