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In observance of Independence Day, Alaskan Express in Sumner will be closed for all operations on Monday, July 6 and will be open for normal operating hours on Friday, July 3.

Alaskan Express in Anchorage will be closed for all operations on Friday, July 3 and will be open for normal operating hours on Monday, July 6.

All vessels will sail as normally scheduled.

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POSITION: Transportation Manager

LOCATION: Sumner WA

REPORTS TO: HEST General Manager / AES General Manager

SALARY: Depends on experience.  Position is full time with benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

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In observance of President’s Day, the Sumner WA and Tacoma WA terminals of Alaskan Express will be closed for all operations on Monday, February 16th, 2015.

Deliveries that normally take place in Anchorage AK on Monday the 16th will be made as usual if the consignee is open.  If not, deliveries will be made on Tuesday the 17th.

All vessels will sail that week as normally scheduled.

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Our primary ocean carrier Totem Ocean Trailer Express had delays coming out of drydocking one of their vessels.  The ship that normally would have arrived in Anchorage on Sunday February 1st will be delayed by 24 hours for a Monday February 2nd arrival.  Deliveries to all Alaska Railbelt points will be delayed 24 to 48 hours.  The normally scheduled Tuesday arrival in Anchorage is currently expected to be on time.  Please contact your sales rep, our Anchorage AK office at 907-342-3030, or our Sumner WA office at 253-838-2909 if you have any questions.

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Totem Ocean Trailer Express' ship that should have arrived 1/18/15 in Anchorage has been delayed due to mechanical issues and will offload 1/19/15 late in the day.  Horizon's vessel normally scheduled to offload early on 1/20/15 faced loading delays in Tacoma and is now scheduled to offload in the afternoon on 1/20.

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In observance of Christmas and the New Year, the Sumner Operation will be closed on Thursday December 25th, and Thursday January 1st.

There will not be a midweek sailing for Alaska for both the Christmas week and the New Year’s week. However the vessels scheduled to depart on Friday will do so as normally scheduled. The cargo cutoff for Alaskan freight in Sumner will be Friday at 3:00 pm.

If you have any questions please contact your sales rep, our Anchorage AK office at 907-342-3030, or our Sumner WA office at 253-838-2909.

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Our primary ocean carrier Totem Ocean Trailer Express has announced a 5.5% General Rate Increase effective November 23rd, 2014.  Please visit www.totemocean.com for their announcement and additional details.

Alaskan Express will also increase our rates 5.5%, but the increase will go into effect December 1st, 2014.  Thank you for your business and please reach out to your sales rep, our office in Anchorage AK at 907-342-3030 or our office in Sumner WA at 253-838-2909 if you have any questions.

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