Renowned FTL, Full Truckload Shipping Services in Chicagoland

Looking to move bulk, packaged, or containerized cargo locally within a 100-mile radius around Chicago? Look no further than Thinnes Transport, one of the leading and most reputable trucking companies in Illinois.

With a dedicated fleet of large/small freight vehicles and a versatile team of logistics experts and experienced drivers, we provide state-of-the-art full trailer load services locally and across all 50 US states, Mexico, and Canada at highly competitive rates.

We’ve also established a powerful network of carriers in Chicagoland and surrounding states to expand our services and enable continuous optimization.

So, feel free to call us at (312) 659-4809 to learn about our trucking, warehousing, and other freight shipping & logistics services.


Why Opt for FTL, Full Truckload Services?

Full trailer load freight shipping services are the go-to option for shippers looking for a single carrier solution to haul cargo from A to B. FTL utilizes a freight vehicle’s entire capacity for a single client’s shipment and offers the following benefits:

Why Choose Thinnes Transport to Move Your Cargo?

  • Unparalleled Expertise
    Thinnes Transport has been providing top-notch FTL freight transportation and logistics companies in Illinois for over four decades. Hence, you can rest assured we have the expertise, experience, resources, and connections to move your cargo from A to B safely and timely.

  • Strategic Location
    Since our founding, we’ve operated out of Crystal Lake and Lake in the Hills, both cities located within 30 miles of Chicago. Our shipment warehouse is located close to major rail depots, three airports, and multiple shipping lanes on the Great lakes.

  • Insurance & Shipment Protection
    At Thinnes Transport, we treat your cargo like our own with careful handling. Moreover, we are equipped with the latest surveillance technologies to enhance protection. We also provide an additional layer of protection through insurance.

  • Enhanced Visibility
    All our vehicles are equipped with the latest and most powerful electronic logging devices (ELDs) in the market to track date & time, location, distance traveled, engine status, idling time, driver actions, and other metrics. Thus, you can rest assured we have an eagle eye on your cargo at all times.

  • Swift Delivery
    As veterans in the freight industry, we understand how delays can disrupt supply chains and result in several operational and financial repercussions. Hence, we utilize GPS tracking to pick the best routes and try to move ahead of schedule to keep a good amount of float at all times.

  • Round-the-Clock Customer Service
    Our customer support team is available at your service 24/7/365 to answer any questions related to our full truckload services in Illinois and your cargo in transit.

Types of Cargo We Transport

At Thinnes Transport, we work with a variety of industries and move a wide range of cargo within the state, country, and across the north and south US borders, including (but not limited to):

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • eCommerce
  • Food
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceutical

Our Fleet

For over 40 years, we’ve gradually upgraded and expanded our fleet to increase our freight shipping capacity in Chicagoland, Southern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and other areas. Today, we have a large fleet comprising mainly:

  • 53′ Dry Vans
  • Sprinter Vans
  • Drop Trailer
  • Hotshot Trailer
  • 28′ Pup Trailers for those tight spots

Why Choose Thinnes Transport to Move Your Cargo?

  • Brief and Preparation
    We kick-start all our freight processes by learning about our clients (shippers/brokers) to understand their shipment needs, timelines, budget, and volume/weight/type of cargo. With this information, we can procure the right equipment, vehicle, and resources to ensure smooth delivery.

  • Scheduling
    Next, we set our freight schedules according to your pick-up and delivery dates and get copies of all the essential documentation before we commence the operation.

  • Transit and Logistics
    Our team utilizes the latest fleet and freight management software to optimize every aspect of the transition, from pick-up to delivery. By doing so, we can accelerate loading and unloading times, pick the best routes and drivers to minimize idling, and monitor road and vehicle conditions to prevent or plan for any disruptions or uncertainties.

  • Delivery & Reporting
    Finally, we arrive at your freight’s delivery point and allow your team to unload the cargo carefully. Once we’re done, we send a detailed completion report along with any mandatory documentation, such as invoices, and be on our way.

  • In-House Truck Maintenance
    At Thinnes Transport, we repair and maintain our trucks in-house. Hence, we save time and resources by not outsourcing this crucial aspect of operations. We have partnered with manufacturers and third-party vendors for quick parts procurement. Moreover, we have hired experienced technicians and equipped them with cutting-edge tools and equipment to work quickly and effectively.

Get in Touch

At Thinnes Transport, we offer various shipping options for our clients in Chicagoland and surrounding states. Since our founding, we’ve established ourselves as one of the best freight shipping services for full truckload freight transport.

Therefore, you can rest assured we excel in every aspect of the value chain, from brief to pick-up, transit, and delivery.
So, if you want to leverage our expertise and opt for our full trailer load services (FTL), contact our experts immediately by calling (312) 659-4809.