Anchorage Terminal Changes

April 6, 2020
Categories: COVID-19

Anchorage Terminal Changes Carlile’s Anchorage Terminal will implement new rules on Monday, April 6, 2020, in order to uphold social distancing and minimize traffic when customers are loading/unloading freight on the dock. Anchorage Terminal Receiving Rules Stay Near Vehicle & Call Upon Arrival – When you arrive, remain in or near your vehicle and call […]

Alaska DOT Weight Restrictions

March 30, 2020
Categories: News

Please be advised of the following seasonal weight restrictions in effect as of Monday, March 30th.    As these are subject to change please reference the AK DOT website for specifics and general updates:


March 20, 2020
Categories: COVID-19

Because Carlile provides critical transportation services for freight and cargo, we remain fully operational despite an emergency order to "hunker down" issued this evening by the Municipality of Anchorage. The order specifically exempts "trucking and shipping" operators.  EXPECTING A CARLILE DELIVERY BUT YOUR BUSINESS IS IMPACTED? If your business is impacted by the emergency order and you are expecting a Carlile delivery, please contact customer service so we can make…


March 19, 2020
Categories: COVID-19, News

During this challenging time Carlile recognizes that many customers have had to adjust their operations and schedules in order to safeguard their employees and comply with CDC, state, and local guidelines. To better coordinate with customers, Carlile can make phone contact prior to deliveries to make sure they are able to receive shipments and to confirm a more specific delivery time. If this service will help, please contact customer service…


March 18, 2020
Categories: COVID-19, News

Carlile deliveries to Alaska will NOT be impacted by the US - Canada border restrictions announced by the Federal Government today. Those restrictions only impact "non-essential" travel between the United States and Canada and does not apply to the transportation of goods and services. Carlile remains fully operational and we continue to monitor federal, state, and local updates and guidelines. Carlile will continue to provide COVID-19 updates as needed at…

COVID-19 Response

March 9, 2020
Categories: COVID-19

As you've most likely seen, Coronavirus, COVID-19 became more of a concern over this past week as additional cases were reported. To date, there are a growing number of cases in the United States, including new cases in the Seattle-Tacoma area.

2019 General Rate Increase

November 1, 2019
Categories: News

Carlile Transportation Systems is announcing our general rate increase (GRI) effective November 11th, 2019. As a direct response to previously announced rate increases by ocean transportation providers, Carlile will implement a 4.75% GRI on shipments to and from Alaska while Intrastate shipments will increase by 3.95%. The overall impact of this rate increase may vary by specific lane, shipment weight or freight characteristics for all non-contractual customers.

Wildfire Road Closures

August 19, 2019
Categories: News

Wildfire Road Closures As of 8:00AM 8/20/2019: At this time both the Parks and Sterling Highways have both opened and we are moving trailers north and south at reduced speeds. We will continue to monitor and communicate any expected delays as they arise. Please understand that both of these situations are very fluid and that […]

2019 Labor Day Shipping Schedule

August 16, 2019
Categories: News

2019 Labor Day Shipping Schedule In order to allow our employees to enjoy the Labor Day holiday, Carlile Tacoma will be closed and we will be operating with limited staffing at our locations in Alaska to accommodate deliveries and pick-ups. If your company is open on the holiday, please contact customer service to schedule with […]

2019 Independence Day Shipping Schedule

June 21, 2019
Categories: News

2019 Independence Day Shipping Schedule Please take note of the following terminal schedule changes for Thursday, July 4, 2019: Anchorage – Closed Edmonton – Fully Operational Fairbanks – Closed Houston – Closed Kenai – Closed Kodiak – Closed Prudhoe Bay – Fully Operational Seward – Closed Tacoma – Closed TOTE and Matson Terminals will be […]