North Carolina to Indiana Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Fort Wayne is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Fort Wayne, IN freight shipping lane is a 799 mile haul that takes more than 12 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from South Carolina to Indiana ranges from a minimum of 345 miles and over 6 hours on the road from Hothouse, NC to Patronville, IN, to over 893 miles and a minimum driving time of 14 hours on the road from Grissettown, NC to Gary, IN. The shortest route from South Carolina to Indiana is along the I-77 N corridor; however there is a more westerly route that uses the US-35 N, traveling through Decatur, IN and Jeffersonville, OH.
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.
Indiana is a state on the mid-eastern side of the United States bordering Lake Michigan. Indiana is a state that operates on the industrial side of the economy, in fact, a large percentage of the states workforce has employment in the manufacturing section, making Indiana the leader for manufacturing employment in the United States. Indiana’s leading exports are heavy in the automotive industry with motor vehicles and auto parts, but also includes industrial and electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, and medical equipment. Indiana also operates in the agricultural sector being the fifth largest producer of corn in the united states. Indiana’s main north-to-south artery is I-65, which runs from the southern end of the state from Kentucky, and continuing north through Indianapolis until it reaches the northern end the state, where it connects to the I-94 and I-90 where it continues into Michigan and Illinois. Also connecting Illinois to Ohio is the I-74 which runs from the eastern end of Indiana to the western end of the state.
North Carolina to Indiana Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is mostly agricultural, and Indiana is mainly industrial, with many food processing and distribution centers, we see plenty of shipments by refrigerated trailer, flatbed trailer as well as by the more common dry van trucks. Our Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers in both North Carolina and Indiana 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.