Freight shipping from North Carolina to Maine is easier than ever with FreightCenter. Our simple quoting and booking process will enable you to get instant freight rates from all the top shipping companies and start booking your freight shipments in a few short minutes. FreightCenter makes it affordable to ship freight from North Carolina to Maine by LTL, Truckload, Rail, or Intermodal with our guaranteed competitive freight rates.
North Carolina is a southern state on the Atlantic coast. While the eastern half of the state consists of fertile plains, the western half is quite mountainous. North Carolina freight rates can be quite volatile due to the agriculture, lumber, and manufacturing industries as well as the weather. The coastal location can make North Carolina shipping rates most affordable on the eastern side of the state. Low prices on inbound shipping can often be found during the fall months, when outbound prices increase. Due to low consumption and low volume of goods moving through the state, LTL freight rates can be higher than normal in North Carolina.
Maine is the northernmost state on the Atlantic coast and shares a border with Canada. The rugged terrain consists of mountain ranges and dense forests, which produce large amounts of lumber. Most Maine shipping is accomplished by sea and by rail, and the sea port in Portland is one of the busiest on the coast. Maine freight shipping rates are usually quite inexpensive due to this critical freight hub, and international shipping is also quite affordable. Trucking is a less common method of shipping, but there is still a high volume of goods moving through the state, making LTL shipping reasonable affordable, particularly in the most populated areas.