Over the past few years, I have been using Hoekstra Transportation’s service & it’s safe to say they have earned my loyalty. Their service is reliable and I can always count on the drivers to be on time. Highly Recommend”

– Richard Thompson, Naperville, IL


We utilize all of the latest technology in the transportation industry and can provide you with real time updates on your shipments while they are in transit. With over 30 years of dry van grocery and general goods transportation, Hoekstra has been shippers first call for quality service & on time delivery.


  • Electric load tendering (EDI), billing, & payment options
  • Drop yards in most major Midwest cities
  • 24/7, 365-day coverage
  • Large trailer pool (Currently 8:1)


Recognition Through Respect

  • Multiple Mid-West Truckers Assn Inc. Record Loss Management & Outstanding Member Awards
  • 2009 NASTC Driver of the Year America’s Best Drivers
  • 2002 Truckload Carriers Assn National Fleet Safety Award Excellence in Safety 1st Place
  • State of Illinois Senate Recognition for National Fleet Safety Award
  • 2009 Armstrong World Industries Elite Carrier Award
  • 2 Yeaer Illinois Professional Truck Driving Championship Participant
  • 6-Time Best Fleets to Drive for Finalist
  • Daily Journal Readers Choice Best of the Best Award “Best Midsize Employer”
  • 2019 Zonta International District 6 Centennial Recognition Award
  • 2015 American Cancer Society Division Driving Out Cancer Relay for Life Team Excellence Award
  • Disabled American Veterans Appreciation Award
  • 2018 Kankakee Chamber of Commerce Technology and Innovation Award
  • 2016 Illinois Trucking Association Good Citizen of the Year Award (to President & CEO Steve Hoekstra)
  • 2020 Daily Journal Progress Award