Alaska Trucking & Logistics

Alaska Trucking & Logistics

Carlile: Dedicated to Alaska

Carlile is dedicated to meeting the unique trucking & logistics needs of Alaska. Founded in 1980 by brothers John and Harry McDonald, Carlile has grown from two tractors to one of Alaska’s largest trucking companies. Today, Carlile’s wholly-owned terminals serve Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward, as well as Tacoma, WA, Houston, TX, and Edmonton, AB.

Saltchuk’s Alaska Trucking Business

Carlile joined the Saltchuk family of companies in 2013 and completed our commitment to connect the state by land, air and sea.  Carlile boasts the largest variety of trailers and equipment in Alaska and has the ability to custom fabricate equipment for specialized moves. Services include heavy haul, rail on and off-load, off-dock service in Tacoma, small business & residential Package Express to Alaska and a full-suite of logistics offerings to solve even the most complex challenge. A family-owned business since 1980, Carlile shares Saltchuk’s values of safety, reliability and commitment.

Services Provided

  • LTL/TL
  • Bulk Dry / Liquid
  • Freeze / Chill
  • Heavy Haul
  • Cargo Logistics
  • Hazmat
  • Maintenance shops across Alaska and the Continental U.S.
  • Package Express

Quick Facts

  • +$180M annual revenue
  • 590 employees
  • 9 terminals
  • 1,500+ pieces of trailing equipment
  • 500+ tractors