North Carolina to Michigan Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Grand Rapids is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Grand Rapids, MI shipping lane is a 749 mile haul that takes more than 12 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to Michigan ranges from a minimum of 484 miles and a minimum of 8 hours on the road from Sparta, NC to Temperance, MI, to over 1,052 miles and a minimum of 16 hours on the road from Rocky Point, NC to Cheboygan, MI. The shortest route from North Carolina to Michigan is along the I-77 N corridor; however there is a more westerly route that uses the US-35 N, traveling through Auburn, IN instead of Findlay, 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.
Michigan, the Great Lakes State, is made up of two peninsulas surrounded by the world’s largest freshwater lakes. Southeast Michigan, the most densely populated part of the state, is home to the Detroit Metro Area and the American automotive industry. Further north, there’s lumber, mining and furniture manufacturing. Michigan borders Ontario, Canada to the east and north, across lakes Huron and Superior. Indiana and Ohio are to the south, and Illinois and Wisconsin are to the west, across Lake Michigan. Detroit is approximately 300 miles east of Chicago and 250 miles west of Toronto, Canada. Michigan is warm and humid in the summer, cold and snowy in the winter. Michigan’s climate sometimes causes delays in trucking.
North Carolina to Michigan Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is mainly agricultural, and Michigan 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 Michigan 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.