West Virginia to Oregon Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charleston to Salem is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charleston, WV to Salem, OR shipping lane is a 2,591 mile trip that takes more than 38 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from West Virginia to Oregon ranges from a minimum of 2,129 miles and 31 hours on the road from Huntington, WV to Cairo, OR, to over 2,840 miles and a minimum of 42 hours on the road from Baker Heights, WV to Astoria, OR. The shortest route from West Virginia to Oregon is along the I-80 W; however, there’s also a more northerly route that uses the I-94 W, passing through Bismarck, ND instead of Lincoln, NE.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
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.
West Virginia to Oregon Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since West Virginia and Oregon 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 West 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.