North Carolina to West Virginia Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Raleigh to Huntington is a very heavily traveled route.
The Raleigh, NC to Huntington, WV freight shipping lane is a 371 mile haul that takes more than 6 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to West Virginia ranges from a minimum of 72 miles and over 1 hour on the road from Twin Oaks, NC to Bluefield, WV, to over 630 miles and a minimum driving time of 10 hours on the road from Shallotte, NC to Chester, WV. The shortest route from North Carolina to West Virginia is along the I-77 N corridor; however there is a more easterly route that uses the US-29 N, traveling through Durham, NC and Lovingston, 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.
West Virginia is a state that lies on the Eastern side of the United States, the state was formed in 1861 after some unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to separate from Virginia to form a new state during the American Civil War. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, during the war West Virginia remained a key border state, and was the only state to be formed by separating from a Confederate state. West Virginia lies in the Appalachian mountains, in fact it is the only state in the United States to lay completely within a mountain range, thus being referred to as the “Mountain State”. West Virginia is a popular place for tourism, from mountain ranges, caves, whitewater, and skiing, West Virginia draws a large part of its income from travelers.
West Virginia is one of the top coal producers in the United States, second only to Wyoming, coal fired power plants in the state create a surplus of electricity, leading the nation in interstate electricity exporting. West Virginia also sits on top of the Shale Natural Gas bed, which allows the state to produce 15% of the nations fossil fuel energy.
North Carolina to West Virginia Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is an agricultural state, and West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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.