North Carolina to Alabama Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Birmingham is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Birmingham, AL shipping lane is a 390 mile haul that takes more than 6 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to Alabama ranges from a minimum of 104 miles and a minimum of 2 hours on the road from Hothouse, NC to Bryant, AL, to over 930 miles and a minimum of 14 hours on the road from South Mills, NC to Grand Bay, AL. The shortest route from North Carolina to Alabama is along the I-85 S corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-20 W, traveling through Lexington, SC instead of Valley Falls, SC.
Freight Rate Central logistics works with North Carolina trucking companies and carriers all over the US to bring our customers freight shipping rates as much as 75% below direct quotes from carriers. We serve trucking companies by professionally representing businesses and individuals who require freight shipping. We serve our clients by managing every aspect of the shipping process, thereby minimizing cost and risk to both deadlines and budgets.
North Carolina offers plenty of dry van, flatbed and specialized carriers, and Freight Rate Central specializes in connecting each client with the best trucking company for their shipping needs. From Conestoga trailers to refrigerated dry vans to extendable flatbed stretch trailers, our carriers have the equipment needed to meet pretty much every need.
North Carolina’s economy is strong in both farming and manufacturing, and the state has been expanding its knowledge economy in past decades, as well. North Carolina farmers grow tobacco, sweet potatoes and soy beans, and raise livestock as well. North Carolina manufacturers produce textiles, paper and furniture, and NC has a growing chemical and electronics sector. All of these industries, concentrated in the cities and scattered throughout the countryside, require freight shipping. Freight Rate Central can provide the specialized solutions required by North Carolina industry and agriculture.
From the Gulf of Mexico to the Appalachian Mountains and from forests to factory farms, Alabama’s landscape is as diverse as its population. Because it is a southern state, ice and snow are seldom concerns in Alabama shipping. However, the summers can be dangerously hot and the storms can be extreme. Thunderstorms and tropical storms are common, especially in the southern part of the state, and hurricanes and tornados can also be hazards in Alabama freight shipping. The southern end of the Appalachian Mountain chain can be found in the northeastern part of Alabama and can pose shipping challenges, as well.
North Carolina to Alabama Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina and Alabama are mainly agricultural, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer. We also see a number of flatbed shipments as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both North Carolina and Alabama are also running a number of regular services between the two states, and it’s an active route for heavy haul freight shipments, as well.