Freight shipping from North Carolina to Washington 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 Washington 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.
Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest and borders both the Pacific Ocean and Canada. Much of the terrain consists of rugged mountain ranges. Agriculture is a major industry in the state, which also boasts an extremely busy international port. Heavy snows during the winter can close some mountain passes, making some roads difficult to travel during these months. An extended network of waterways allows for Washington freight to move by water when possible. Most rail lines also connect to the busy ports, allowing for Washington shipping rates to remain low and reasonable. LTL freight is usually affordable due to the volume of goods moving through the state.