Pennsylvania to Illinois freight shipping

Shipping freight from Pennsylvania to Illinois is now easier than ever with FreightCenter. With our simple quoting and booking process, you can get instant freight rates from all the top shipping companies and begin booking your freight shipments in just a few short minutes. FreightCenter makes it affordable for you to ship freight from Pennsylvania to Illinois by LTL, truckload, rail, or intermodal with our guaranteed competitive freight rates.

Pennsylvania freight shipping

Pennsylvania freight shipping map

Almost one in ten people in Pennsylvania work for manufacturers. It employs over five hundred thousand people. Manufacturing accounts for twelve percent of the state’s total output. Over thirty-six billion dollars a year is exported in manufactured goods. The top ten sectors in manufacturing are

Chemical products

Food, beverage, and tobacco products

Fabricated metal products

Primary metals


Computer and electronic products

Aerospace and other transportation equipment

Paper products

Plastics and rubber products

Miscellaneous products

The state has many name brand and top preforming manufacturers operating today. These manufacturers have supply chains and distribution channels that rely on freight services. Freight shipping adds cost to manufacturing products. Finding the right services can help increase your delivery times. It will also save you money on cost to transport. Here is a small list of top manufacturers in Pennsylvania,

Bonney Forge manufactures fittings, unions, branch connections, and steel valves.

Chester Pipe and Tube Company manufactures iron pipes and boiler tubes.

Extrude Hone Corporation manufactures airplane and automobile parts like hubs and gearboxes.

Holley Performance Products manufactures carburetors, fuel injection systems, and engine dress-up products

Lycoming Engines manufactures aircraft engines

Schramm Inc manufactures drilling equipment and truck mounted drilling rigs

Werner Co manufactures aluminum and fiberglass ladders.

FreightCenter is the leader in cross-country freight shipping.

Illinois freight shipping

Ilinois freight shipping mapWith the metropolitan area of Chicago being a major Illinois freight shipping hub, Illinois is probably the busiest state in the Midwest. Inexpensive water transport is readily available as there is a major port here that connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi river. Freight shipping by rail is also very inexpensive and easy to use in Illinois, as Chicago is one of the largest railroad hubs in the country. An extensive highway system helps move the high volume of goods produced in Illinois from with the agriculture, meat and dairy production, and energy production industries. LTL freight shipping is usually found to be quite affordable due to the high volume of goods moving in, out, and through the state.