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Find a Freight Forwarder in Iowa

Find a freight forwarder in Iowa with our comprehensive listing.  Iowa’s midwest location makes it a crossroads for trucking across the nation. The state’s top exports include tractors, soybeans, pork, and corn most of which travel by rail and truck to their final destinations. Iowa is served by eighteen rail lines with over 3,800 miles of track, which comprise over seventeen percent of the state’s total transportation volume. Iowa has two major airports, the Des Moines International Airport and the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids. Iowans also often use the Quad City International Airport in Illinois and the Eppley Airfield in Nebraska.

Thompson Truck & Trailer, Inc.
2740 6th St SW Cedar
Rapids, IA 52404
Ph: 319-364-2491
Tf: 800-728-6699
Fx: 319-364-2916

  • An authorized international dealership serving the Cedar Rapids area
  • Factory trained and ASE certified technicians authorized to support International and Isuzu Trucks, Cummins & Cat Engines, etc.
  • Has locations in Davenport, Waterloo, Decorah, and Dubuque, Iowa; and Sterling, Illinois

Gray Transportation
2459 GT Drive
Waterloo, IA 50703
Ph: 319-234-3930
Fx: 319-234-8841
Tf: 800-234-3930

  • Freight carrier located in Waterloo, Iowa offering over the road truckload services
  • Offers both refrigerated/temperature-controlled and dry van services
  • Fleets of over 150 trucks and 500 trailers

Siebert Mobility
3450 SE Miehe Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50111
Ph: 515-986-3010
Fx: 515-986-3108

  • Provides the best handicap transportation available to suit your needs
  • Offers wheelchair accessible van service for all make & model vans & mobility equipment
  • Wheelchair lifts, hand controls, and mobility products

SelecTrucks of Omaha
1208 31st Avenue Council
Bluffs, Iowa 51501-8023
Ph: 712-366-6440
Tf: 877-366-6440
Fx: 712-366-6464

  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Offers hundreds of premium fleet-maintained trucks through a nationwide network of SelecTruck Centers
  • Each truck warranty undergoes a 150 point inspection, is serviced, certified, detailed and backed by Freightliner’s SelecTrucks warranty

DJW Transfer Services, LLC
P.O. Box 165
Milford, Iowa 51351
Ph: 712-338-4712
Fx: 712-338-4715

  • Established in 2005 and incorporated in Iowa
  • A privately held company in Milford, IA and is a Single Location business
  • Categorized under Freight Traffic Managers

US Cargo Control
202 Blue Creek Drive
Urbana, IA 52345
Phone: 866-444-9990
Toll-free: 319-443-3106

  • Source for equipment for hauling, rigging, moving, towing and lifting all kinds of cargo
  • Some of the products: moving blankets & pads, E track tie downs, motorcycle tie downs, 2-3-4 inches ratchet straps, etc.
  • Offers versatile tie-down equipment that can be used in truck beds, cargo vans, and for heavy hauling in a semi-truck and trailer

Express Logistics
P.O. BOX 628
WAUKEE, IA 50263
Ph: 866-470-2776 / 800-261-4692

  • Providing service for over 15 years
  • An award-winning third-party logistics (3PL) provider
  • Offers logistics, providing LTL, truckload and intermodal brokerage services

Ben Shinn Trucking, Inc
6001 North Palmer
Eddyville, IA 52553
Ph: 800-369-8286 / 641-969-4534

  • Started in the 1930s by Benoni E. Shinn of Knoxville, Iowa
  • Locations in 48 states, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan
  • Haul dry bulk products in 39-foot end dump trailers

Geetings, Inc.
214 South Clark Street
Pella, IA 50219
Phone: (641) 628-1535
Fax: (641) 628-1536

  • Trucking and warehousing companies based in the Midwest established in 1972
  • Warehouse with 270,000 square feet
  • Has private fleet including semi-tractors, 53′ air-ride trailers, straight trucks (varying sizes), and cargo vans

Ihle Transport Inc.
P.O. Box 160
Huxley, IA 50124
Ph: 800-373-2360

  • Providing service for over 25 years
  • Delivering freight within the United States and Canada
  • Licensed and bonded specializing in LTL shipments such as machinery and large objects

LB Transport, Inc.
615 1st Ave NE
PO Box 10
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
Ph: 800-458-2048
Fx: 641-562-2137

  • Headquartered in north-central Iowa, LB Transport’s fleet of over 100 liquid and dry bulk trailers
  • A privately owned carrier of hazardous and non-hazardous products for customers throughout the contiguous United States and Canada
  • 48 State and Canadian Operating

Brown NationaLease
2525 E. Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50317
Ph: 800-811-3515 or 515-265-9951

  • Serving the needs of the commercial trucking industry for the past 65 years
  • A full service, Iowa based, truck leasing company offering truck and trailer rental and leasing, contract maintenance and logistics services
  • Have quality logistics, storage, warehousing, and transportation companies

Des Moines Truck Brokers
P.O. Box 337
1850 Colonial Parkway
Norwalk, IA 50211
Ph: 800-247-2514 / 515-981-5115
Fx: 515-981-0923

  • Started being a truck broker in 1969
  • A full-service third-party transportation logistics provider
  • services cover: 48 States, Canada, & Mexico

Spencer Truck Line, Inc.
906 East Milwaukee Street
PO Box 332
Spencer, Iowa 51301
Ph: 712-262-1722
Tf: 800-383-0722
Fx: 712-262-8915

  • Over 33 years of experience in the transportation business
  • Owns 32 van freight trailers are 53 foot, air-ride and have swing doors for easy loading and unloading
  • Frequent lanes of travel are from Ohio, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, etc.

Van Wyk Inc.
1901 South 2nd Avenue
PO Box 389
Sheldon, IA 51201
Ph: 712-324-4687
Fx: 712-324-5254
Tf: 800-245-8775

  • A family-owned corporation, which specializes in the time sensitive transportation of fresh and frozen foods
  • Providing service for over 60 years
  • Operate 215 plus power units and 340 late model, temperature controlled, air-ride reefers

Gline Trucking, Inc.
31849 Bries Drive
Dyersville, IA 52040
Ph: 563-875-8901
Fax: 866-686-7198

  • A small family-owned transportation company located in Dyersville, IA, has transported products over 33 years
  • A fleet of 32 western star trucks and 36 refrigerated trailers
  • Transporting refrigerated freight East of the Rockies

Amhof Trucking, Inc.
651 North Sixth Avenue
P. O. Box 285
Eldridge, IA 52748-0285
Ph: 563-285-9887

  • It was a one-truck operation when it started in 1975
  • Fleet consists of 85 tractors and 250 trailers hauling
  • Transporting raw materials, dry goods, and equipment

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Inc.
1803 Burr-Oak Blvd.
PO Box 518
Granger, Iowa 50109
Ph: 515-999-2525
Fx: 515-999-2107

  • Premier dry van carriers
  • Operates around 550 power units
  • Transporting e-commerce, package shipping, manufacturing, food processing, and retail operations

BTI Special Commodities Inc
4475 N.E. 3RD STREET
Des Moines, IA 50313
Ph: 800-383-2675

  • A flatbed trucking company based in Des Moines, Iowa, was founded in 1988
  • A 48 State Flatbed Carrier
  • Capability to load Flatbed, Step Decks, and specialized equipment

Cloverleaf Transport
2800 Cloverleaf Court
Sioux City, IA 51111
Ph: 712-279-8000

  • Dedicated to service since 1952
  • Specializes in customized meat processing and packaging services
  • Export/Import services under USDA authority

Move it
103 MoveIt Dr.
Breda, IA 51436-0220
Ph: 866-926-0030
Fx: 712-673-2687

  • Since 1979, MoveIt® has been handling specialized moves for computers, medical equipment, copiers, banking equipment, store fixtures, etc
  • Third-party logistics company
  • Offers distribution/fulfillment, inventory management, project management, reverse logistics, transportation, etc.

CRST International
3930 16th Ave. SW
P.O. Box 68
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406
Ph: 800-736-2778

  • Providing quality transportation and logistics services for 60 years
  • Subsidiaries services: dedicated, dry van, flatbed, temperature controlled, white glove services
  • Also offer brokerage, warehousing, and inventory solutions

Dickey Transport
401 East 4th Street
Packwood, IA
Ph: 800-247-1081

  • Started in 1959 and continue to operate in the refrigerated transportation industry
  • Haul primarily to the southeastern, southern, and mid-western states
  • The entire fleet consists of Kenworth, Freightliner, and Volvo tractors

Ellison Moving
P.O. Box 33
Solon, Iowa 52333
Ph: 319-389-3542

  • A privately held company in Solon, IA and is a single location business
  • Categorized under moving service
  • Established in 2002 and incorporated in Iowa

400 Highway 151 E.
Walford, Iowa 52351
Ph: 319-846-5500

  • Providing companies with efficient and reliable logistics and warehousing services since 1994
  • Public and contract warehousing
  • 414,000 square feet facility

Gray Transportation
2459 GT Drive
Waterloo, IA 50703
Ph: 319-234-3930
Fx: 319-234-8841
Tf: 800-234-3930

  • Operates a Regional division along with an Over the Road division which is centrally located in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Offers both Refrigerated and Dry Van services
  • Operates 150 tractors along with 500 trailers; operating 100 refrigerated trailers with 400 dry vans

Heartland Express
901 N. Kansas Avenue
North Liberty, IA 52317
Ph: 319-626-3600
Fx: 319-626-3349

  • Provide truckload transportation service to all markets east of the Rocky Mountains
  • Regional operations serve the short to medium haul needs of shippers
  • Moving goods and supplies to supermarket shelves, manufacturing production lines, home improvement stores, etc

Heyl Truck Line
220 Norka Dr.
Akron, Iowa 51001
Ph: 800.234.4395

  • A family run business since 1949 operates in the lower 48 states and Canada
  • Shipping temperature-controlled commodities or dry freight
  • C-TPAT certified

Holiday Express Corporation
721 South 28th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
Ph: 800-831-5078

  • Founded in December 1969
  • 48-state refrigerated carrier specializing in food transportation
  • Trucks are equipped with satellite communication systems, providing you with quick facts on your freight location

Jacobson Companies
P.O. Box 224
Des Moines, IA
Ph: 800-636-6171

  • Third-party logistics provider offering end-to-end supply chain management solutions around the globe since 1968
  • Services include ocean & air freight forwarding, customs brokerage, PO management, consolidation/deconsolidation
  • They also have warehousing & distribution, contract packaging and manufacturing, staffing solutions and transportation management

2303 Bridgeport Drive
Sioux City, IA 51111
Ph: 800-231-8555

  • One-stop shop for used oil collection and recycling in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado
  • Used oil recycling, oil filter recycling, antifreeze recycling, oily water recycling, diesel fuel recycling, heavy fuels recycling
  • Manufactures and ships quality liquid asphalt materials

Johnsrud Transport, Inc.
200 S.E. 34th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
Ph: 515-263-8265
Fx: 515-266-4456

  • Transports bulk liquids for the food industry
  • Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, with terminals and wash facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and West Fargo, North Dakota
  • Transporting products such as vegetable oils, juices, glycerin, and dairy products

J.R.B. Target, Inc.
2725 Ogilvie Road
Muscatine, IA 52761
Ph: 563-264-8537 / 800-928-5728
Fx: 563-263-1467

  • Provides on-time freight hauling services to the Midwest region
  • The company began with just a few trucks and trailers specializing in local trailer spotting business in 1990
  • Storage trailers, in a variety of sizes, are also available for rental needs

Katana, Inc.
1813 N 7th St
Indianola, IA 50125
Ph: 515-961-8497
Fx: 515-961-3910

  • Established in 1989 as a refrigeration carrier
  • Specializing in flatbed and LTL freight
  • Haul pork products from the Midwest to California and haul many types of produce back to Iowa

Keane Thummel Trucking Inc.
P.O. Box 33
New Market, IA 51646
Ph: 712-585-3266
Fx: 712-585-3766

  • A family-owned and operated transportation and interstate trucking company was founded in 1980
  • Serve southwest Iowa, northwest Missouri, and the entire continental United States as well as the southern provinces of Canada
  • Offers dry van – step deck – hot shot – warehousing

Nebraska Coast, Inc.
1401 Veterans Memorial Highway
P. O. Box 1865
Council Bluffs, Ia 51502-1865
Ph: 712-366-2551
Fx: 712-366-2554

  • Hauling freight in the Midwest and the Southeast since 1981
  • Traffic lanes run as far west as Colorado and as far east as Maryland
  • Temperature-controlled service, 48-hour delivery, overnight delivery,

Oberg Freight Company
22153 Old Hwy 169
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
Ph: 515-955-6818
Fx: 515-573-4112

  • Established in 1984 located in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Midwest carrier serving Iowa and the Midwestern States
  • All trailers are 53′ air-ride vans

The PACE Transportation, Inc.
2849 River Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Ph: 480-621-6020
Fx: 480-275-4152

  • Offers vehicle and boat transportation services
  • Warehouse management system, paperless radio frequency order processing and ship by each, case, or pallet up to multiple truckloads
  • Distributor of automotive aftermarket products

Panama Transfer
600 Lasalle Ave.
Panama, IA 51562
Ph: 800-489-2088 / 712-489-2020
Fx: 712-489-2413

  • Been serving customers’ freight needs in the Midwest 1957
  • A fleet of 141 tractors and 237 trailers out of its corporate office located in Panama
  • Other services: liftgate, hot shot, and specialized services, etc.

Pioneer Transfer, LLC
2034 South St. Aubin Street
Sioux City, IA 51106
Ph: 800-325-4650
Fx: 712-274-2946

  • Providing quality transportation service since 1988
  • Arranges for truckload and LTL service via Reefers, Vans, Flatbeds, RGN, and Drop Deck equipment
  • Trucking specialties include food manufacturers, retail, perishable and general commodity, steel, construction and industrial, and more

Schuster Company
2605 Lincoln Ave. SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Ph: 800-831-4832

  • Started in 1956 with a single truck hauling grain around Sioux City
  • Offers refrigerated and dry van services
  • LeMars Truck and Trailer shop with 10 bays for in house maintenance, an on-site wash bay and Fuel Island

TanTara Transportation Corp.
2420 Stewart Road
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Ph: 563-262-8621
Fx: 563-264-8998

  • Providing transportation for over 38 years
  • Has top of the line flatbed, Conestoga, and other trucks
  • Can manage all custom transportation in Iowa and throughout the U.S

TMC Transportation
6115 SW Leland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50321
Ph: 800-247-2460

  • Quality performance in flatbed transportation for over 40 years
  • Capable of transporting open deck, truckload, LTL, reefer
  • Offers 3PL and intermodal services (road, rail, air, sea)

Warren Transport, Inc.
210 Beck Avenue
P.O. Box 420
Waterloo, IA, 50704
Ph: 319-233-6113 / 800-526-3053
Fx: 319-235-6555

  • Transportation solutions provider for nearly 70 years
  • Diversified freight options, including open deck, dry van, and logistics services
  • Freight services: vans, open-deck, logistics, expedited, etc.

Wenger Truck Line, Inc.
1011 Floral Lane
Davenport, Iowa 52802
Ph: 800-593-6437
Fx: 563-333-4544

  • Has been in continuous operation since 1946
  • A contract and irregular route carrier serving customers such as John Deere and Hormel
  • Have approximately 100 tractors and 300 trailers, vans, reefers, and heated vans