shipping to alaska

DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations

November 18, 2020
Categories: News

DOT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS: New Limited Quantity Requirements The ORM-D classification and the “other regulated material-domestic” shipping name exception is fast approaching and will be eliminated from the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations for all modes of transportation. Materials previously meeting the definition of a consumer commodity will be required to be shipped as “limited quantities” […]

General Rate Increase : Shipments

November 10, 2020
Categories: News

Carlile Transportation announces A general rate increase (GRI) effective December 7th, 2020. As a direct response to the announced rate increase by Tote Maritime Alaska, Carlile will implement a 5.95 percent GRI on shipments moving over the water while shipments with dedicated trucking services will increase by 4.68 percent. We continue to invest in our […]

2020 Memorial Day Shipping Schedule

May 12, 2020
Categories: News

2020 Memorial Day Shipping Schedule Carlile Transportation will be reducing hours and or closing some facilities on Memorial Day in order to allow our employees to honor our military veterans and to enjoy the holiday weekend. Edmonton, Houston, Tacoma, and Kodiak terminals will be closed on Monday, May 25th while Anchorage, Kenai, Fairbanks, and Prudhoe […]

2020 Ocean Fuel Surcharge

April 24, 2020
Categories: News

UPDATE: 2020 Ocean Fuel Surcharge Adjustments: April 26, 2020 Carlile is committed to monitoring and adjusting our fuel surcharges in response to the changing market. The new ocean fuel surcharge will be reduced to 19.5% effective Sunday, April 26th, 2020.

Face Mask Policy

April 15, 2020
Categories: COVID-19, News

Carlile Face Mask Policy Carlile remains fully operational and continues to deliver while following CDC, State, and Local guidelines to keep employees, customers, and the community safe. Carlile is implementing a new face mask policy at all facilities to protect our employees and visitors: Customers and guests must wear homemade or non-medical masks when visiting […]

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 […]

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 […]