The Top 5 Reasons to Work For Carlile

September 1, 2023

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Carlile Transportation is not just a name in the Alaskan trucking and logistics industry, it’s a symbol of reliability and innovation. Proudly Alaskan and headquartered in Anchorage, Carlile seeks individuals who resonate with their core values of safety, reliability, dedication, and industry-leading innovation. Our approach to trucking and logistics is unique, reflecting pride, integrity, grit, and approachability.

Whether on the road or in the office, Carlile provides a platform for long-term careers, connecting the world to Alaska with their innovative shipping and logistics solutions.

Reason 1: A Legacy of Excellence

Carlile Transportation’s reputation as an Alaskan trucking and logistics leader is no accident. With over 40 years of dedicated service, Carlile has become a trusted name in various Alaskan sectors, including retail, oil and gas, mining, construction, military, healthcare, and commercial fishing.

A Rich History

Carlile’s journey began with a commitment to excellence and innovation, values that continue to guide the company today. Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, Carlile has grown to become a symbol of pride, integrity, grit, and approachability.

A Commitment to Alaska

Specializing in safe and reliable shipping across Alaska, the U.S., and Canada, Carlile offers a wide range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of the Alaskan landscape. CARLILE’S OFFERINGS REFLECT A DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF THE REGION’S DEMANDS from LTL Freight to Hazmat & Bulk, Heavy Haul, Oil, Gas & Mining, and Logistics solutions.

Carlile’s legacy is not just about the services they provide; it’s about connecting the world to Alaska with innovative solutions that keep customers connected to their cargo. It’s about a long-term vision that turns careers in trucking and logistics into unique opportunities to build and grow.

Reason 2: Career Growth and Advancement

At Carlile Transportation, career growth is not just a possibility, it is highly encouraged throughout the Company. Our commitment to nurturing talent and turning beginning and entry-level employees into elite professionals is evident in its robust training and career advancement programs.

Beyond CDL Course Training

Carlile’s training programs go beyond CDL course training. They are designed to equip employees with the skills and knowledge needed to provide lifesaving supplies to customers living in some of the harshest conditions on Earth. These programs instill confidence, ensuring that employees can build a career that grows with them.

Recognitions and Awards

Carlile’s dedication to excellence has been recognized by various notable organizations, including:

These accolades reflect Carlile’s commitment to safety, environmental stewardship, and quality service.

Opportunities for Growth

Carlile offers a range of career opportunities, from local and long-haul driving positions to office, dock, mechanics, or warehouse roles. With wholly-owned shipping terminals serving Alaska from various locations, including Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay, Seward, Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, and Edmonton, AB, the possibilities for growth within the company are vast.

A Unique Place to Build a Career

Carlile’s unique approach to career growth sets it apart as an industry leader in connecting Alaska to the world. The company values pride, integrity, grit, and approachability, seeking individuals who resonate with these core values.

If you’re passionate about safety, reliability, and dedication, Carlile Transportation offers a fulfilling and rewarding career path in the logistics industry. With 40+ years of service in Alaska’s retail, oil and gas, mining, construction, and commercial fishing industries, Carlile stands as a premier Alaska-based transportation and supply chain partner.

Reason 3: Diverse Career Opportunities

In our pursuit of excellence, we at Carlile understand that diversity in career paths is essential. Our operations span various domains, and we offer a plethora of opportunities to suit different skills and interests.

A Spectrum of Roles

We have something for everyone from the thrill of local and long-haul driving to the strategic challenges of office, dock, mechanic, or warehouse roles. Our expertise in moving cargo across Alaska allows us to provide a wide array of positions that cater to different talents and passions.

Locations Across North America

Our wholly-owned shipping terminals serve Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay, and Seward. We also have a presence in Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, and Edmonton, AB. This geographical spread ensures that our team members can find opportunities that align with their location preferences.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We believe in diversity and inclusivity and prohibit discrimination based on race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, geographic background, national origin, culture, age, disability, veteran status, economic status, marital status, religious beliefs, or genetics. Our inclusive approach ensures that all individuals have a fair chance to join our proud tradition of serving Alaska.

Employee Perks and Benefits

Our team members enjoy a complete and competitive compensation package, including paid time off, holiday pay, medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA and 401(k) plans. Additional perks like group life insurance for full-time employees, tuition reimbursement, driver development programs, employee recognition programs, and employee referral bonuses add to the attractiveness of building a career with us.

Reason 4: Dedication to Safety and Reliability

Safety and reliability are not mere words for us at Carlile; they are the very foundation of our operations. These principles shape our approach to trucking and logistics, reflecting our core values and our unique place in the industry.

Safe and Reliable Shipping

We specialize in safe, reliable shipping across Alaska, the U.S., and Canada. Our DOT-certified operations and government-approved contracts underscore our adherence to the highest standards of safety.

Innovative Solutions

Our innovative shipping and logistics solutions keep customers connected to their cargo. We understand the unique challenges posed by Alaska’s vast stretches of wilderness, frigid temperatures, and isolated communities. Our expertise allows us to navigate these challenges, ensuring the seamless transportation of goods and products across the country.

A Proudly Alaskan Company

Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, we take pride in being a professional organization that values safety, reliability, and industry-leading innovation. We look for team members who share these values and are ready to build a long-term career in trucking and logistics.

Safety as a Cornerstone

Our steadfast focus on safety is not just a slogan but the ultimate mission that drives every aspect of our work. It is the cornerstone of our success, delivered by every Carlile employee, no matter their role or location.

Reason 5: Employee Benefits and Perks

At Carlile, we understand that our team members are our greatest asset. That’s why we offer a comprehensive compensation package that goes beyond the basics, ensuring that our employees feel valued and supported.

Comprehensive Compensation Package

Our team members enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes paid time off, holiday pay, medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as Health Savings Account (HSA), 401(k) plans, and group life insurance for full-time employees. These benefits are designed to provide peace of mind and financial security.

Additional Perks

We also offer additional perks that set us apart from others in the industry:

  • Tuition Reimbursement: For those looking to further their education.
  • Driver Development Program: Tailored to support our drivers in their professional growth.
  • Employee Recognition Program: Celebrating achievements and milestones.
  • Employee Referral Bonus: Rewarding our team members for helping us find the right talent.

Customizable Voluntary Benefits

Our employees have access to customizable voluntary benefits, such as term life insurance, accident insurance, pet insurance, identity fraud protection, and more. These options allow our team members to tailor their benefits to their individual needs and preferences.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We believe in diversity and inclusivity and prohibit discrimination in all its forms. Our commitment to being an equal-opportunity employer ensures a fair and supportive work environment for all.

A Fulfilling and Rewarding Career

With our wide range of benefits and perks, Carlile stands as a unique place to build a fulfilling and rewarding career in the logistics industry. Whether on the road, in the office, or in the warehouse, our team members find opportunities to grow, excel, and become part of our proud tradition of serving Alaska.

Join Us at Carlile Today

Joining Carlile Transportation means becoming part of a legacy that spans over 40 years in the Alaskan trucking and logistics industry. From our rich history to our diverse career opportunities, our dedication to safety and reliability, and our comprehensive benefits and perks, we offer a unique and fulfilling career path. Check out our careers page for your Alaska trucking jobs.