Carolina Freight was one of the largest trucking companies operating in the United States. Established in 1937, it offered freight transportation services to many parts of the country over the decades and quickly grew into one of the top national carriers.
However, Carolina Freight went out of business due to fierce price competition, increased overhead costs and was subsequently acquired by Arkansas Best Corporation (ABF Freight) in 1995. During the same year, Carolina Freight ceased its operations.
Today, Carolina Freight remains an iconic name, as it helped to pave the way for modern-day trucking in the United States. With its rich history and many years of existence, the company acquired many smaller trucking firms, cementing its name into the industry’s history… read more >