Carlile's Shipping Schedules

We understand the challenges the come with shipping to Alaska. Whether you’re hauling hazmat materials from Florida to Alaska or shipping a car from Houston to Anchorage keeping you connected with your cargo is critical. Shipping schedule changes or delays may disrupt your freight delivery. We strive to schedule changes to a minimum. We also strive to announce every change in shipping and delivery along the way.
We list our sailing and highway shipping schedules, routes, and upcoming delivery changes below. These shipping schedules can be reviewed online, or downloaded as PDF’s for printing.
If you have additional questions on shipping schedules, please contact customer service at 1-800-478-1853 .
Please note:
  • Additional Alaskan shipping routes may be available at various times throughout the year. When we add new delivery routes they can be found on our shipping calendars.
  • Carlile may augment shipping schedules during the holidays so that employees may enjoy additional time with their families. We will update you with the corrected shipping and delivery information. Please be prepared for changes in your shipments or delay in your freight.
  • All Alaskan shipping schedules are subject to change without notice and may vary due to weather, road closures, or other conditions beyond our control.
For the most up-to-date schedule or questions in regards to schedules and calendars, please contact customer service or your Carlile Account Representative.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shipping Schedules, Delays, & Route Info

Q: How Often Are Shipping Schedules Updated?

A: Shipping schedules to and from Alaska are dynamic and can change due to various factors such as weather conditions, road closures, and operational adjustments.

Our schedules are reviewed and updated regularly. While we strive to minimize changes and keep our schedules consistent, we recommend checking our website frequently for the most up-to-date shipping information.

In the event of any significant schedule changes, we make every effort to inform our customers promptly. For the most current shipping schedule details, or if you have specific questions about your shipment, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team. We are always ready to assist you with the latest information and to help you plan your shipments effectively.

Q: Are There Different Schedules for Different Types of Cargo?

A: Yes, shipping schedules can vary depending on the type of cargo. We handle a wide range of freight, including hazmat materials and oversized items, each requiring specialized scheduling. For detailed information on schedules specific to your cargo type, please reach out to our customer service team.

Q: What Are the Common Causes of Shipping Delays?

A: Shipping delays can occur due to a variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, road closures, and operational challenges. We strive to minimize these delays and keep our customers informed of any changes that might affect their shipments.

Q: How Will I Be Informed About a Delay in My Shipment?

A: In the event of a delay, we prioritize communicating with our customers promptly. Updates regarding shipping delays are provided through direct communication channels, such as phone calls or emails, from our customer service team.

Q: What Steps Can I Take if My Shipment is Delayed?

A: If your shipment is delayed, we recommend contacting our customer service immediately for assistance. Our team will provide you with the latest information and work with you to find the best solution to minimize any inconvenience.

Q: Are There Any Seasonal Changes in Shipping Routes?

A: Yes, our shipping routes may change seasonally, particularly due to weather conditions in Alaska. We update our shipping schedules to reflect these seasonal route changes and ensure efficient delivery throughout the year.

Q: How Can I Find the Most Direct Route for My Shipment?

A: For information on the most direct and efficient routes for your shipment, please contact our customer service team. They have the expertise to advise you on the best routes based on your specific shipping needs and the current conditions.

Q: What Are the Safety Measures in Place for Different Shipping Routes?

A: Safety is our top priority at Carlile Transportation. We adhere to strict safety protocols for all our shipping routes, which include regular vehicle maintenance, driver training, and adherence to all regulatory requirements. For more detailed information on safety measures for specific routes, please contact our customer service.