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  • Family Owned and Operated.
  • Safe, Dependable, Service Since 1982

We are a family owned and operated trucking company dedicated to moving cargo in the Chicago land and surrounding areas, complimented by extensive knowledge of railroad ramps in the Chicago area and many of the Midwest's roadways. Interchange agreements with most railroads and steamship container yards make Central Illinois Transportation a reliable choice.

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  • Intermodal
    CITs primary service is intermodal transportation. CIT hauls to and from all major railyards in Chicago, with a variety of service options:
    • Service within a 200 mile radius of Chicago.
    • Drop and Hook
    • Live Unload
    • Driver Assistance
    • Driver Count
    • Dry Vans, Refer Units, and Containers of all sizes
    • 20', 20' triaxle, or 40' chassis
  • Warehouse & Distribution

    With over 10 years of experience, our fully trained staff is capable of providing excellent service at affordable rates.

    • Reduce inventory costs
    • Ease seasonal storage problems
    • Provide emergency storage space
    • Create more time and space for your business
    • Centralize warehouse, distribution, and transportation needs

    With over 25,000 square feet of food quality space, C.I.T. offers a wide variety of warehouse services.

    • Short/Long-term storage
    • Cross dock services
    • Containers stripped and palletized
    • Cold Storage
    • Racks available
    • Computerized inventory
    • Pickups and deliveries
  • Truckload Shipping

    C.I.T. offers door to door truckload service in a 250 mile radius of Kankakee, IL. Some features of our truckload service include:

    • Service truckshipping
    • 40', 45', 48', or 53' Dry Vans
    • 48' and 53' Refer Units
    • 24' and 39' Dump Trailers (Steel/Aluminum)
    • Flatbed Trailers
  • Spotting
    • Spotter Tractor(s) Available
    • Maintenance of Spotter Tractor
    • Dedicated 24 Hour Service, with Prior Notice
    • Outstanding Dependable Service
  • Maintenance

    C.I.T. has a fully staffed maintenance shop in which all service and repairs are handled. All of C.I.T.'s equipment is DOT inspected anually. Maintenance files are kept on all units, both trucks and trailers, and every unit is routinely serviced and maintained to DOT standards.

  • Customer Service

    Our staff is friendly, experienced, and appreciative of your business. Personal, specialized treatment is what you can expect from our team at Central Illinois Transportation. Rely on us to handle all of your concerns with care.

About CIT

C.I.T. is dedicated to moving cargo in the Chicago land and surrounding areas, complimented by extensive knowledge of railroad ramps in the Chicago area and many of the Midwest's roadways. Interchange agreements with most railroads and steamship container yards make Central Illinois Transportation a reliable choice.

  • Darren Stauffenberg
  • Kim Shirley
  • Walter Shirley
  • Augie Schafroth
  • John Boomsma
  • Melissa LaLuna
  • Steve Schultz
  • Darren Stauffenberg

    Darren Stauffenberg

    President-Sales
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  • Kim Shirley

    Kim Shirley

    Vice President — Acct. Payable
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  • Walter Shirley

    Walter Shirley

    Operations-Customer Service
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  • Augie Schafroth

    Augie Schafroth

    Day Shift Dispatcher
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  • John Boomsma

    John Boomsma

    3rd Shift Planner — Dispatcher
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  • Melissa LaLuna

    Melissa LaLuna

    Dispatcher
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  • Steve Schultz

    Steve Schultz

    Safety — HR — Loss Prevention
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Physical Address

Central Illinois Transportation Inc.
1350 East Brookmont Blvd
Kankakee Il 60901

Mailing Address

PO Box 1713
Kankakee Il 60901

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
6 am - 6 pm
24 Hour Service is Available

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