About Manito Transit

Manito Transit specializes in the SAFE and dedicated transport of refined & renewable fuels, lube oil, chemicals, grain and fertilizer

To be recognized in the trucking industry as a carrier that differentiates its service to delight its customers.

Locations in:

  • Illinois: Ashkum, Bloomington, Bluff Springs, Champaign, Decatur, Gridley, Lena, Pontiac, and Yorkville
  • Iowa: Clarinda, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Ft. Dodge and the Quad Cities
  • Wisconsin: Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee and Sparta

  • Our Driver/Salesmen build relationships through customer service, inventory management and on-time delivery
  • Offering 24 hour a day, 7 day a week delivery service to help us meet your specific needs
  • Manito places a premium on providing safe dependable transport services
  • Servicing Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
  • Our service is the difference!

At Manito Transit we go beyond our customers expectations, this is not just a philosophy, its our way of doing business!

Manito is currently providing the follow product services:


Our dedicated team of drivers and dispatchers are available to process your orders 7 days a week.

Agriculture Hauling

We have a unique understanding of agricultural markets and your need for safe, secure delivery of grain, fertilizer and chemicals.


Our transportation of warehoused products provides businesses with the supplies they need to move ahead of the competition.


Manito Transit will help you maintain your supply of all the lubricants required for your commercial and industrial applications.

Equipment & Capabilities

Manito has a wide variety of equipment to suit your needs. From hopper bottom grain trailers, end dumps and pressure vessels, all the way to gasoline and diesel tankers. We offer newer tractors with the latest in on board recording device technology.

Our Solutions

Manito Transit is proud to offer many solutions to better serve our customers. Our success is defined by meeting the needs of our customers. We offer dedicated services, on board computers, and customized solutions to provide the best service possible.

Dedicated Services

Common feedback that we have received from customers always goes back to needing a truck, in a particular area, at any given time. With Manito Transit’s dedicated services this is exactly what you receive! We have been able to work with many customers to dedicate a truck and a driver to their area of need, allowing the customer the flexibility of changing loads around to meet their business needs.

Onboard Computers

Our onboard computers make load tracking simple with real time updates, and expedited billing and invoicing. At any given time throughout the day we can provide real time ETA’s for deliveries with the visibility of every truck in our fleet.

Customized Solutions

We understand that every customer’s needs are not the same. Each customer has unique needs and operating standards. With our customized solutions we have the ability to adapt to each customer’s expectations. With challenges such as minimal storage capacity or fluctuating pricing, our experienced dispatch team, and professional drivers work diligently to get our customers what they need.




Years of Success




On-Time Deliveries Per Year

Our Dispatch Team

Dispatch is key to the success of any carrier focused on service and efficiency; it is the nerve center of Manito Transit. Our experienced, courteous and knowledgeable dispatch team is ready to take calls and fulfill our customers' requests with 24/7 coverage.
Our dispatchers also work closely with our drivers helping to ensure the most efficient routing to meet our customers' needs.

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Customer Testimonials

Manito has been a dependable carrier for our company for years, and their people have demonstrated the ability to effectively and reliably serve our transportation needs.

Andy Estrada Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Manito Transit is a valuable partner with our operation. Their performance is excellent and they have always come through for us in crunch time! We count on them for dry and liquid fertilizer as well as bottle and tanker work. The drivers are all well trained, courteous and communicate well with our team. Quite frankly, they continually exceed our expectations.

GROWMARK Brokerage Bloomington, IL

Having struggled for years with unreliable service from other carriers, the dedicated Manito truck at our location has greatly improved our customer service and allows us the flexibility to change things on the go to accommodate customer needs.

Curt Vacek Conserv FS

Industry Partners