North Carolina to Illinois Freight shipping and trucking services are in high demand; Charlotte to Springfield is a very heavily traveled route.
The Charlotte, NC to Springfield, IL shipping lane is a 779 mile haul that takes more than 12 hours of driving to complete. Shipping from North Carolina to Illinois ranges from a minimum of 411 miles and a minimum of 6 hours on the road from Waynesville, NC to Brookport, IL, to over 1,063 miles and a minimum of 16 hours on the road from Rocky Point, NC to Stockton, IL. The shortest route from North Carolina to Illinois is along the I-40 W corridor; however there is a more northerly route that uses the I-77 N, traveling through Indianapolis, IN instead of Knoxville, TN.
FRC 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 FRC Logistics 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. FRC can provide the specialized solutions required by North Carolina industry and agriculture.
Illinois extends from Chicago on the west coast of Lake Michigan deep into the rural Midwest. Illinois borders the Great Lakes and there is a lot of freight coming into the Chicago ports. While Illinois is large, the state is flat and easy to traverse. Chicago has a vast amount of industrial companies that have commercial freight shipping needs to all points of the country and into Canada as well. Illinois has cold, snowy winters that can slow down and delay trucking through the state.
North Carolina to Illinois Freight shipping quotes and trucking rates vary at times due to the individual states industry needs. Since North Carolina is mainly agricultural, and Illinois 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 Illinois 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.