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Carlile Transportation is the premier Alaska-based transportation and supply chain partner. Carlile was established in 1980 to service Alaska’s retail, oil and gas, mining, construction, and commercial fishing industries.

In addition to providing complete logistics solutions for Alaska’s supply chain, Carlile also provides shipping solutions for Alaska’s consumers and businesses. As a premium provider of sea, road, and air freighting services with multiple locations both in Alaska and beyond", Carlile provides customers with swift market access and immediate access to Alaska’s full range of products.
Synthetic Dunnage: A Sustainable Trucking Initiative

Carlile’s 2021 Sustainable Synthetic Dunnage Initiative Lives On in 2024 Building the perfect cargo load requires expertise and the right tools to keep items safe and secure for the journey ahead. What is dunnage in trucking and shipping? Dunnage is the durable padding material used to protect goods during shipping. Long wooden blocks are traditionally...

2024 DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations

2024 DOT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS FOR ALASKA What is considered a hazardous material? Hazardous materials are substances or materials that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has determined to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce. These materials require careful handling and specific regulations to ensure...

ANCHORAGE – Carlile Transportation is excited to announce a new partnership with the Anchorage School District, aimed at providing career opportunities for students passionate about pursuing a career as a diesel mechanic. As a leading provider of transportation services, Carlile is committed to fostering talent and offering hands-on training experiences to the next generation of...

Tips For Managing Small Business Supply Chain And Logistics

Running a small business in Alaska takes guts and determination. Every Alaskan small business owner knows that logistics here present a unique set of obstacles. The sheer distances involved, the unpredictable weather patterns, and the often-limited infrastructure create a supply chain unlike any other in the United States. But that doesn’t mean success is out...

Streamlining Operations with LTL Logistics Companies

Alaska’s terrain and unique logistical hurdles make shipping complicated. Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping offers a practical and versatile solution. Logistics companies in Alaska can consolidate smaller shipments from multiple customers into a single truckload. By pooling resources in this way, we optimize transportation costs and achieve greater efficiency for shipping in Alaska. This shipping method is...

What Furniture Stores Ship To Alaska?

Table of Contents Introduction The Reality of Shipping to Alaska Furniture Stores That Ship to Alaska Alternative Solutions: Alaska-Based Furniture Makers The Carlile Connect Solution Conclusion Key Takeaways Alaska, known for its vast wilderness and remote communities, poses significant challenges for shipping, especially large items like furniture. The state’s unique geographical features, including its extensive...

The Essentials of Freight Shipping to Alaska

Freight shipping to Alaska is the lifeline that supports communities and industries across the vast expanse of the Last Frontier. Alaska’s unique geography and extreme climate conditions make getting things into the state particularly challenging. Businesses and individuals need partners with specialized expertise, experience, and a deep understanding of Alaska’s complex transportation needs. Let’s explore...

Alaska Trucking Jobs: Opportunities and Challenges in the Last Frontier

Alaska’s trucking industry is a critical component of its economy. The vast and rugged landscape of the Last Frontier presents unique opportunities and challenges for trucking professionals. Truck driving jobs in Alaska are not just a means of employment, they are essential for the state’s economic vitality. From delivering crucial supplies to providing Alaska with...