You can begin booking your freight shipments in just a few short minutes by using FreightCenter's direct quoting and booking procedure and you will receive instant freight rates from all the top shipping companies. We make it easier than ever before to book freight shipping from Alaska to Illinois. With our guaranteed competitive freight rates, FreightCenter makes it inexpensive to ship freight from Alaska to Illinois by rail, intermodal, LTL or truckload.
There are six producing mines in Alaska. There are also eight additional exploration projects that are potential mining opportunities. Fort Knox Mine is Alaska’s largest surface gold mine. It has over five hundred employees and has been producing for twenty years. Greens Creek Mine produces silver, zinc, gold, and lead. It is one of the world’s top ten silver producers. Kensington produced over one hundred and fourteen thousand ounces of gold in 2013. It employs over three hundred people in the city of Juneau. Pogo Mine has been producing gold for almost twenty years. It has over two hundred full time employees and an additional two hundred contractors. Red Dog produces zinc, lead, and silver. They are one of the world’s largest zinc concentrate producers. Usibelli Coal Mine is Alaska’s only operating coal mine. It fuels almost forty percent of Alaska’s interior electricity. Mining requires a lot of materials and equipment to be transported. Using freight services provided by FreightCenter will save you time and money. Our online free fright quote will allow you to get real time pricing. It will also allow you to see which carriers are available. We have full time sales agents who are experienced in shipping specialized equipment. They will provide best practice advice to help with all you mining needs.
The metropolitan area of Chicago is a major Illinois freight shipping hub, which is why this state is considered the busiest state in the Midwest. Illinois has very affordable water transport as there is a major port that connects the Great Lakes to Mississippi river. Chicago has one of the biggest railroad centers in the country, making Illinois rail freight shipping inexpensive. The high volume of merchandise created in Illinois from energy, agriculture, meat and dairy production is easily transported by an extensive highway system. Because of the intense volume of goods shifting through, in and out of the state, LTL freight shipping is very affordable.