North Carolina to Maryland Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Rockville is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Rockville, MD shipping lane is a 410 mile trip that takes more than 6 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to Maryland ranges from a minimum of 180 miles and over 3 hours on the road from Norlina, NC to Faulkner, MD, to over 685 miles and a minimum of 11 hours on the road from Hothouse, NC to Fair Hill, MD. The shortest route from North Carolina to Maryland is along the I-85 N corridor; however there is a more easterly route that uses the I-77 N, traveling through Roanoke, VA instead of Petersburg, VA.
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.
Maryland is a densely populated state in a densely populated part of the country, so it is well served by interstate highways such as the I-68 and the I-95. Traffic in Maryland can be heavy, and good logistics and planning are especially important in Maryland trucking. Maryland’s adjacency to Washington DC has had a huge effect on its economy. Defense and biotech are important industries in Maryland, and Maryland produces both high tech products like electronics and chemicals and traditional products like coal and steel. Freight Rate Central serves clients with a wide variety of specialized shipping requirements in the state of Maryland. For example, Maryland electronics companies may require temperature-controlled shipments of fragile electronic components, while Maryland steel fabricators sometimes need special provisions for over weight, over dimensional structural steel columns and girders.
North Carolina to Maryland Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is mainly agricultural, and Maryland is mostly industrial, 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 Maryland 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.