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Carlile Is Awarded a 5-Year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract With FEMA

Carlile (Government Services) is awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA) for transportation and logistics services in support of relief efforts following major disasters and emergencies. Carlile will provide a full range of transportation and logistics services to FEMA in their efforts to help Alaskans when help...

TOTE Maritime Alaska’s General Rate Increase

October 7, 2022   Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers,   TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed a General Rate Increase (GRI) of 7% to be effective Sunday, November 6, 2022. This rate action was filed with the United States Surface Transportation Board in Washington, D.C.   The GRI filing applies to STB TOTE tariffs 101-A, 202-B,...

What Are Supply Chain Logistics?

Supply chain logistics are the backbone of many different industries. For instance, the manufacturing process cannot exist without supply chain logistics. Various materials must be sourced from suppliers and brought to the factory to create a product. The manufacturing process would grind to a halt without supply chain logistics. The food industry is another excellent...

Northbound Voyage Shipping Delay

SHIPPING DELAY INFORMATION: Due to a mechanical issue, the northbound voyage 22113, scheduled for departure on July 20, 2022, has been canceled. Northbound voyage 22115 will continue as scheduled on Friday, July 22. Tote is expected to return to two sailings next week. Our team at Carlile is working diligently to minimize the impact of...

What Are the Challenges of Shipping in Alaska?

If you’re looking to move goods to or from Alaska, you’ll need to be aware of the unique challenges that come with shipping in Alaska. For one, the terrain can be difficult to navigate, especially if you’re driving a freight truck. There are also size and weight regulations in place for trucks traveling in Alaska,...