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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.
Is Holiday Shipping to Alaska Really That Hard?

It won’t be long before the jingle of bells on Santa’s sleigh fills the night air, or maybe the jingle of mom’s car keys as she hauls an armful of presents from the store to hide in the garage. There’s no question that this is the biggest shopping season of the year. With an already...

Quest for Quality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 2021 CARLILE WINS COVETED QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARD Company recognized for industry excellence   ANCHORAGE – Carlile Transportation earned a 2021 Quest for Quality award from Logistics Management Magazine (LM) — one of the largest trade publications in the logistics industry. For nearly 40 years, the award has identified the best...

2021 General Rate Increase

Alaska 2021 General Rate Increase Announcement. In response to the announced 2021 general rate increase by Tote Maritime Alaska, Carlile will be increasing our rates effective on November 14th, 2021. A general rate increase (GRI) is a rate that carriers apply to ocean freight rates. The general rate increase, coupled with increased costs across our...

What Is LTL Freight Shipping?

When a company has goods to ship over the road, they might not have enough to fill an entire truck trailer. It makes financial and logistical sense for customers to only pay for the portion of trailer space that their specific load requires. A combination of small loads from multiple customers can be combined into...

What Department of Defense Services Does Carlile Transportation Provide?

Local, state, and federal agencies use Carlile because our equipment and expertise make Carlile the perfect provider of safe, successful deliveries. In fact, Carlile is approved by the Department of Defense to perform both hazardous material, munitions, and secure movements throughout the 48 contiguous states and Alaska.  In addition to DOD services, Carlile Transportation provides...

Synthetic Dunnage: A Sustainable Initiative

Carlile Launches a Sustainable Synthetic Dunnage Initiative in 2021 Building the perfect cargo load requires expertise and the right tools to keep items safe and secure for the journey ahead. Long wooden blocks are traditionally used as dunnage in the process and are generally discarded by customers after delivery. But a new initiative at Carlile...

Online Bill Pay

Integrated Innovation Did you know that you can now pay your Alaskan Shipping Invoices Online? We have integrated ONLINE BILL PAY to make paying your Alaskan shipping invoices fast, easy, and convenient. With just a few clicks you can pay all invoices, on a secure site, from any device, at any time. Convenience is the new...

Help Alaskan Villages with Supplies

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 as well as stepping in when needed to help communities across our great state. In a state like ours, with many communities in rural areas, we know how important...

Employee Focused: Vaccination Event

Carlile Transporation is not only an employee-focused company but also safety-driven. Carlile took action early in the pandemic, following all CDC recommendations, increasing cleaning, distributing PPE, and assisting employees to work remotely when possible. Safety is one of Carlile’s core values – nothing is more important than keeping our employees, customers, and communities safe. Offering...

The days of “NO SHIPPING TO ALASKA” are over!

We’re shipping to Alaska Get all of your items shipped to Alaska with MyConnect. Carlile MyConnect is the perfect solution to get your items delivered to Alaska – even when your favorite retailer says it can’t be done! How it works: With MyConnect you get a special Lower 48 shipping address to use for your...