North Carolina to California Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Sacramento is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Sacramento, CA shipping lane is a 2,678 mile haul that takes more than 40 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to California ranges from a minimum of 1,987 miles and a minimum of 29 hours on the road from Murphy, NC to Bluewater, CA, to over 3,114 miles and a minimum of 48 hours on the road from Camden, NC to Smith River, CA. The shortest route from North Carolina to California is along the I-80 W corridor; however there is a more southerly route that uses the I-40 W, traveling through Amarillo, TX instead of Lincoln, NE.
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.
California is a large, densely populated state, especially along the Pacific Coast where the San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego metropolitan areas link northern, central and southern California. For the most part, California has a pleasant and mild climate. It’s hotter and drier in the south, and the north is colder in the winter and wetter in the summer. With mountains in the east and hills in the west, along the coast, it’s is a beautiful state to drive through, but it can be demanding for California truckers. Many truckers would say that California’s greatest challenges lie in its diesel regulations and traffic congestion.
North Carolina to California Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina and California 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 California 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.