North Carolina to Pennsylvania Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Philadelphia is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Philadelphia, PA shipping lane is a 537 mile haul that takes more than 8 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to Pennsylvania ranges from a minimum of 298 miles and a minimum of 5 hours on the road from Ruffin, NC to Greencastle, PA, to over 795 miles and a minimum of 12 hours on the road from Murphy, NC to Hallstead, PA. The shortest route from North Carolina to Pennsylvania is along the I-85 N corridor; however there is a more westerly route that uses the I-81 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.
Straddling three regions of the country—east coast, midwest and south—Pennsylvania borders New York and New Jersey to the north and east, Ohio and Lake Erie to the west and Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia to the south. Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and Pittsburgh is a distant second; both cities are known as twentieth century industrial powerhouses and are charging into the twenty-first century with knowledge and service-based economies.
In addition to Lake Erie, the Delaware Estuary and Delaware River are important bodies of water in Pennsylvania. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Allegheny Plateau, Ridge and Valley to the Atlantic Coastal Plain through Piedmont and the Erie Plain, Pennsylvania has a varied landscape that supports farming, manufacturing, development and tourism.
North Carolina to Pennsylvania Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is mainly agricultural, and Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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.