Illinois Trucking Company

Red Dog Logistics placed its operations hub in the Chicagoland area. Red Dog Logistics prides itself in being one of the top trucking and logistics companies in Illinois. The state of Illinois is a top state and transportation center with access to rail ports, rivers, great lakes, marine terminals, and the national highway system to go North, South, East and West. Red Dog transportation technology allows our customers the ability to get online freight quotes and rates for OTR shipping in dry van, flatbed, LTL, pallet and intermodal container shipments.

Illinois trucking companies

Intermodal Shipping

Illinois is a great choice when shipping intermodal container loads, with ramps located through the state which allow for easier access to the rail while eliminating long dry runs that eliminate extra time and expense. With more than 20 separate intermodal rail ramps in the Chicagoland area alone, capacities are great and all the large rail carriers are represented in the state's intermodal market. This is ideal for shipping companies in Illinois.

Red Dog Logistics is able to provide container shipping rates and quotes through the rails terminals in Chicago and many other cities. Red Dog’s instant rates and quotes on our website allow our customers to best determine the cost options available to you. For marine container quotes, contact our marine department or email us at quotes@reddoglogisticsincom.

Accurate Iowa Shipping Quotes

We currently service the below terminals in Illinois and can provide instant Illinois freight quotes for door-to-door containers for intermodal shipments. We also can provide drayage rates and rail rates on request across multiple rail carriers and local drayage companies. Red Dog has the expertise as a top container shipping company to handle all of your intermodal shipments.

Intermodal Ramp Location in Illinois Service Container Size

Franklin Park
Schiller Park
Bedford Park
Blue Island

Instant Intermodal Rates
Drayage Rates
Expedited Options

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

East St. Louis

Instant Intermodal Rate
Drayage Rates
Expedited Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container


Instant Intermodal Rate
Drayage Rates
Expedited Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container


Instant Intermodal Rate
Drayage Rates
Expedited Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

Less-Than-Truckload Illinois Shipments

Red Dog Logistics has contracts with the local LTL trucking companies in Illinois that service regional and intrastate moves. We also have contracts with the national companies to service all less-than-truckload shipments throughout the United States and Canada.

Red Dog’s freight rating engine allows our customers in Illinois and for those shipping into the state to receive instant Illinois shipping quotes.

Our online order management module allows instant LTL dispatch and continued tracking options throughout the shipment life of the load. Our module is built to bring efficiency, knowledge and options to our customers.

Dry Van Trucking Around Illinois

Illinois has a massive framework of highways and interstates that allows for millions of dry van shipments to pass through the state on a monthly basis. Red Dog Logistics has tapped into the capacity to bring back haul and head haul rates to our customer base. We have formed relationships with local Illinois trucking companies, as well as regional and national companies that pass through or work in the state on a daily basis.

Through this dry van network we are able to bring scalability, consistency and value to our shippers in Illinois. Our innovative market pricing system allows our customers to use our free freight rating engine to tap into the spot market pricing for dry van shipments. Our dry van rating engine provides truckload quotes and rates throughout the state and any inbound and outbound shipments to the rest of the United States. The process is easy and allows our customers to not only get Illinois shipping rates for shipments, but it also allow them to book the shipment online in less than three minutes.

Red Dog Logistics also runs consistent lanes and complete traffic management situations for dry van shipping companies in Illinois. We are able to provide a valued source of consistency in pricing and availability for RFP opportunities. We have dedicated staff to handle RFP’s on lanes for inbound and outbound dry van shipments. Our process for RFP management and carrier selection can be found on our website under the RFP tab.

Illinois Flatbed Trucking Services

Flatbed truckload shipments are in high demand in the state of Illinois, with the steel industry, building materials, and manufacturing companies located in and around the state demanding flatbed capacity. The need for raw materials and finished building materials shipped by flatbed trucking companies sets the spot market landscape for more expensive outbound shipments, while the inbound shipments tend to be cheaper.

Red Dog Logistics' spot market pricing on flatbed capacity changes every day so that we can keep up with demand throughout Illinois. The Red Dog rating engine is built around giving instant rates to our customers so that they will be able to make informed decisions on their flatbed shipments. We have several years and thousands of loads of experience in the flatbed market, and we are a trucking company with the ability to give the most up-to-date spot rates and capacity to our customer base.

Red Dog Logistics also runs consistent lanes and complete traffic management situations for flatbed shippers in the state of Illinois. We are able to provide a valued source of consistency in pricing and availability for RFP opportunities for the state. We have dedicated staff to handle RFP’s on lanes for both inbound and outbound flatbed shipments.

Product Service Choice Instant Rates

Cities in Illinois Instant Flatbed Rates Instant Dry Van Rates Instant LTL Rates
Chicago X X X
Aurora X X X
Rockford X X X
Joliet X X X
Naperville X X X
Springfield X X X
Peoria X X X
Elgin X X X
Waukegan X X X
Cicero X X X
Champaign X X X
Bloomington X X X
Decatur X X X
Arlington Heights X X X
Evanston X X X
Schaumburg X X X
Bolingbrook X X X
Palatine X X X
Skokie X X X
Des Plaines X X X
Orland Park X X X
Tinley Park X X X
Oak Lawn X X X
Berwyn X X X
Mount Prospect X X X
Wheaton X X X
Normal X X X
Hoffman Estates X X X
Oak Park X X X
Downers Grove X X X
Glenview X X X
Belleville  X X X
Elmhurst X X X
DeKalb X X X
Moline X X X
Lombard X X X
Buffalo Grove X X X
Urbana X X X
Bartlett X X X
Crystal Lake X X X
Quincy X X X
Streamwood X X X
Carol Stream X X X
Romeoville X X X
Plainfield X X X
Rock Island X X X
Hanover Park X X X
Carpentersville X X X
Wheeling X X X
Park Ridge X X X
Calumet City X X X
Addison X X X
Glendale Heights X X X
Pekin X X X
Northbrook X X X
Elk Grove Village X X X
Danville X X X
St. Charles X X X
Woodridge X X X
North Chicago X X X
Galesburg X X X
Gurnee X X X
Mundelein X X X
Oswego X X X
Chicago Heights X X X
Algonquin X X X
Granite City X X X
Niles X X X
Highland Park X X X
Lake in the Hills X X X
Burbank X X X
Lansing X X X
O'Fallon X X X
Round Lake Beach X X X
Oak Forest X X X
Alton X X X
Kankakee X X X
Glen Ellyn X X X
Wilmette X X X
West Chicago X X X
East St. Louis X X X
McHenry X X X
Batavia X X X
Carbondale X X X
Freeport X X X
Belvidere X X X
Collinsville X X X
Melrose Park X X X
Harvey X X X
Vernon Hills X X X
Elmwood Park X X X
Lockport X X X
Woodstock X X X
Westmont X X X
Zion X X X
New Lenox X X X
Edwardsville X X X
Huntley X X X
Homer Glen X X X
Rolling Meadows X X X
Maywood X X X
Loves Park X X X
Blue Island X X X
Machesney Park X X X
East Peoria X X X
Morton Grove X X X
Dolton X X X
Roselle X X X
Lisle X X X
Darien X X X
South Holland X X X
Bloomingdale X X X
South Elgin X X X
Park Forest X X X
Villa Park X X X
Charleston X X X
Geneva X X X
East Moline X X X
Grayslake X X X
Crest Hill X X X
Libertyville X X X
Evergreen Park X X X
Lake Zurich X X X
Jacksonville X X X
Lake Forest X X X
Homewood X X X
Macomb X X X
Alsip X X X
Bellwood X X X
Matteson X X X
Brookfield X X X
Ottawa X X X
Mokena X X X
Bourbonnais X X X
Mattoon X X X
Montgomery X X X
Bensenville X X X
Franklin Park X X X
Round Lake X X X
Cary X X X
Deerfield X X X
Godfrey X X X
Frankfort X X X
Sycamore X X X
Palos Hills X X X
Marion X X X
Fairview Heights X X X
Yorkville X X X
Hinsdale X X X
North Aurora X X X