“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

  • 2002 Truckload Carriers Assn National Fleet Safety Award Excellence in Safety 1st Place
  • 2009 NASTC Driver of the Year America’s Best Drivers
  • 2009 Armstrong World Industries Elite Carrier Award
  • 2015 American Cancer Society Division Driving Out Cancer Relay for Life Team Excellence Award
  • 2016 Illinois Trucking Association Good Citizen of the Year Award (to President Steve Hoekstra)
  • 2018 Kankakee Chamber of Commerce Technology and Innovation Award
  • 2019 Zonta International District 6 Centennial Recognition Award
  • 2022 Daily Journal Progress Award
  • Multiple Mid-West Truckers Assn Inc. Record Loss Management & Outstanding Member Awards
  • State of Illinois Senate Recognition for National Fleet Safety Award
  • 2 Year Illinois Professional Truck Driving Championship Participant
  • 6-Time Best Fleet to Drive for Finalist
  • Daily Journal Readers Choice Best of the Best Award “Best Midsize Employer”
  • Disabled American Veterans Appreciation Award