This delivery completed the transport of six new locomotives to replace the old fleet which was built in the ’60s.
“COVID turned the world upside down and retail was hit hard. At the beginning of the shutdown this spring, we were in daily communication with our retailers,” says Howard Hales, Lynden International domestic services manager in Seattle.
Earlier this year the Alutiiq Tribe of Old Harbor was awarded three bison bulls from Yellowstone National Park to improve the genetic diversity of its Sitkalidak Bison Herd. The catch: the bison required transport from Montana to Sitkalidak on Kodiak Island.
Lynden Air Cargo delivered a mobile medical facility, called “Clinic in a Can,” to Western Alaska this fall bringing much-needed medical services to the small community of Naknek.
“These barges are the backbone of our rail operations and Central Alaska service. The updates will prepare them for another twenty years of service.”
Lynden Transport, Alaska West Express, and Lynden Oilfield Services teamed up to haul the 10.5-million-pound Rig 26 in pieces from Canada to Deadhorse where it was put back together after more than 320 separate truckloads arrived.
Lynden’s restored tractor and trailer that began Alcan service in 1954 has undergone a refresh and update in preparation for a busy travel season.
One of the many services Lynden International Logistics Co. provides to the pharmaceutical industry in Canada is shipping life-saving drugs to wholesalers, hospitals, clinics and doctors – often requiring after-hours emergency delivery.