Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can this service be used for online purchases only?

No, you can shop by phone or catalog as well. Wherever you purchase from, make sure to use the special MyConnect shipping address (including your MyConnect customer ID). 

How do I estimate my shipping costs?

Please use the MyConnect Shipping Quote calculator to estimate the cost of shipping your items to your nearest Carlile MyConnect terminal. You will need shipping dimensions and weight.  

Please note that actual charges are based on verified shipping specifications once we receive your items at our Tacoma, WA terminal. 

What shipping address do I use?

The key to MyConnect is using the unique shipping address provided when you register for MyConnect. This address is for Carlile’s terminal in Tacoma, WA and includes your unique MyConnect customer ID number. 

Use your MyConnect shipping address (instead of your home or business address) anytime you make a purchase and MyConnect will deliver your items to a Carlile terminal near you in Alaska.

How and when do I pay for my shipment?

You will receive a notification once your items have been received in Tacoma, WA and actual charges are determined based upon verified shipping specifications. Login to MyConnect to pay for your shipments and your items will be on their way to Alaska. 

Where and when can I pick up my shipment?

Shipments can be picked up during at your designated MyConnect / Carlile terminal.

Carlile Terminals in Alaska

Anchorage Terminal
1800 East 1st Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Open Mon-Fri 8a – 5p

Fairbanks Terminal
900 Aurora Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Open Mon-Fri 7a – 6p | Sat 8a – 12p

Kenai Terminal
1216 Bridge Access Road
Kenai, AK 99611
Open Mon-Fri 7a – 5p | Sat 7a – 12p

Kodiak Terminal
5152 Tom Stiles Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
Open Mon-Fri 8a – 5p

Prudhoe Bay Terminal
500 Airport Way
Prudhoe Bay, AK 99701
Open Daily 6a – 7p

How do I track my shipment?

Tracking shipments from your retailer to MyConnect
Use the tracking information provided by your retailer to track your shipment until it is delivered to Carlile MyConnect in Tacoma, WA.

Tracking shipments once received by MyConnect
You will receive a notification once your items are received by Carlile MyConnect in Tacoma, WA. Log in to your MyConnect account for tracking information until your item reaches its destination in Alaska. 

Is additional coverage available for my shipment?

Standard Liability Coverage Included
The maximum liability on your shipment will be $20.00 per pound up to a maximum of $200,000 per shipment for new goods. Household goods and used goods will have a maximum liability of $0.10 per pound up to a maximum of $5,000 per shipment.

Additional Coverage Available
Additional coverage beyond Carlile’s standard liability coverage is available and can be added when completing your shipment in MyConnect. Simply provide a declared value and additional coverage charges can be added to your order.

The maximum liability on the shipment will be increased up to the declared value, not to exceed $200,000 per shipment.  In no case will the declared value exceed the replacement value of the goods.

What do I do if I’m an existing Package Express member?

Package Express members will need to establish a new MyConnect account (it’s simple and free). MyConnect will replace Package Express effective January 1, 2021. With MyConnect you’ll enjoy an enhanced shipping experience and no size or weight restrictions.  

What are some of the types of items I can have shipped to Alaska?

Everything from Bed Frames to flame throwers, tires to engines, to stovetop hood vents to baby cribs have been shipped with MyConnect!

Have a question about the type of product you want to ship? Contact us today!

What items are prohibited?

The following items are prohibited and will not be accepted for MyConnect shipments: 

  • Temperaturecontrolled / perishable freight 
  • Illegal drugs 
  • Live animals 
  • Firearms 
  • Fireworks 
  • Coins, currency, stocks, bonds, or cash equivalents 
  • Jewelry, furs, and precious metals 
Who are some of the retailers I can have ship to Alaska using Carlile?

While there are a lot of retailers you can have ship to Alaska using Carlile, below is a list of some of the most popular:

  1. Ikea
  2. Wayfair
  3. Home Depot
  4. Walgreens
  5. Scan Home
  6. Staples
  7. Conoco
  8. Hilcorp
  9. Carquest
  10. NAPA
  11. O’Reilly’s
  12. Sportsman’s Warehouse
  13. Keller Supply
  14. Holiday Station
  15. Grainger
  16. SteamDot Coffee
  17. Anixter
  18. Wesco
  19. Metrie
  20. Rodda Paint
  21. Xerox
  22. Alyeska Pipeline
  23. East Penn Manufacturing / Deka Batteries

Have questions about a retailer that is not on this list? Contact us today to speak with someone in Customer Service!

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From a small box to furniture and snow machines, MyConnect provides fast, affordable shipping solutions to Alaska.
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MyConnect is a service of Carlile – Alaska’s leading trucking and logistics company with Alaska terminals in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Seward, Kenai, Kodiak, and Prudhoe Bay.
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