Carlile Transportation

About Carlile

Carlile is a full-service trucking and logistics operator dedicated to connecting the world to Alaska. Since 1980, Carlile Transportation has provided complete supply chain solutions to support Alaska’s retail, oil and gas, mining, construction, and commercial fishing industries. Carlile also provides shipping solutions for Alaska consumers.

Key trucking and logistics services include heavy haul, LTL, reefer, bulk tank, Hazmat, DOD, and local OTR solutions. Carlile Transportation is a leading full-service logistics expert offering multimodal solutions that include air, ground, ocean, and rail options.

Founded in 1980 by brothers John and Harry McDonald, Carlile has grown from two tractors to one of Alaska’s largest trucking companies. Carlile is dedicated to meeting the unique trucking & logistics needs of Alaska.

Today, Carlile’s wholly-owned terminals serve Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay, and Seward, as well as Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, and Edmonton, AB.

About Carlile MyConnect

Carlile also provides shipping solutions for Alaska consumers with Carlile MyConnect. Carlile MyConnect is a “ship it to Alaska” shipping solution for those otherwise hard to get items. MyConnect is a service of Carlile –  with Alaska terminals in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Seward, and Prudhoe Bay. Click here to register for free.

About Saltchuk

A family-owned business since 1980, Carlile shares Saltchuk’s values of safety, reliability, and commitment. Carlile Transporation joined the family of companies in 2013.

This addition completed Saltchuk’s commitment to connecting the state of Alaska by land, air, and sea.  Carlile Transportation boasts the largest variety of trailers and equipment in Alaska and has the ability to custom fabricate equipment for specialized moves.

Carlile Transportation offers an array of shipping solutions. Services include heavy haul, rail on and off-load, off-dock service in Tacoma, small business & residential shipping to Alaska, and a full suite of logistics offerings to solve even the most complex challenge.


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Safety drives every decision and action at Carlile with terminals in key regions of Alaska, Tacoma, and Houston. Check out our list of terminals here. 

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