Supply chain issues have plagued the world economy since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a shortage of refrigerated trailers and containers, often called reefers, further complicates the situation.
Alaska Air Cargo is adding two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its dedicated freighters serving the company’s namesake state, increasing the fleet from three to five aircraft by 2023.
The Anchorage Pacific Air-to-Sea Service, a joint effort of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, aims to load air cargo from Asia onto ships in Anchorage for transport to Tacoma, Washington.
“We have had no disruptions or slowdowns during the COVID pandemic—and that is a testament to our employees who understand this responsibility, who care about what they do every day,” says Span Alaska then-President Tom Souply.
One segment of the transportation industry that is crucial to getting items from port to door is drayage—a logistical service focused on trucking goods a short distance to retail companies or consolidators.
As scientists and medical experts work to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, the conversation has grown to include not just the safety and efficacy of a potential vaccine but the logistics surrounding its distribution as well.
Foss Maritime Company announced that seasoned corporate executive Sloane Perras has joined the company as Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer.
Between its vast landscapes and underdeveloped or nonexistent road systems, navigating through Alaska can be daunting.
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.