About Us

Headquartered in Des Moines, IA, in the heart of meat -packing country, ICS Transportation specializes in third party regional and long-haul refrigerated transportation. With over 62 years of combined experience in inland and intermodal FTL and LTL transportation, our staff is prepared to help you with all of your inland transportation needs. 

We believe that honesty, integrity, and a strong work ethic are crucial in providing our customers with the level of service that is required in today’s competitive meat industry. That is why our customers and carriers are provided 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week dispatch.   Our long-standing relationships with over 2000 carrier-partners allow ICS to provide outstanding service within the lower 48 states.   

As well as refrigerated transport, we also provide flatbed, hotshot, and van equipment. 


For rates or available equipment contact Becky Hofer at (605) 352-1480 or email icsdispatch@santel.net


Weekly On Highway Diesel Fuel Averages as of 8/12/13


National Average:  $3.56
East Coast:  $3.569
New England:  $3.757
Central Atlantic:  $3.648
Lower Atlantic: $3.454
Midwest:  $3.478
Gulf Coast:  $3.388
Rocky Mtn:  $3.644
West Coast $3.840

California $3.901



ICS TRANSPORTATION WEEKLY FSC IS $.56/MILE



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