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Another record-breaking fish season in Alaska

When Lynden Air Cargo carried the first fresh fish out of Bristol Bay in June, it kicked off another record-breaking fish season. According to...

AML adds reefers to ease supply chain

photo caption: Alaska Marine Lines reefers arrive in Dutch Harbor.Alaska Marine Lines’ new refrigerated containers enter service just in time. This...

Captain Pat Madland delivers smiles along with cargo

In what has become a tradition, Lynden Air Cargo Captain Pat Madland flew into Birch Creek, AK and invited some of the local kids to sit in the...

Lynden moves ROV from Chile to Gulf of Alaska

Pictured above: Oceana's Jon Warrenchuk (left) and Matthias Gorny with the ROV onboard the research vessel Island C in Kodiak, AK.This spring,...

Red Cross Real Hero Awards presented to Bering Marine crew and Erik Scott

Erik Scott of Alaska Marine Trucking and the crew of the Bering Marine vessel Greta, pictured above, received special recognition from the American...

Alaska West Express receives safe truck fleet award

ConocoPhillips and the Alaska Trucking Association presented Alaska West Express with the 2021 Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award in the...

Lynden wins Best of Alaska Business Award

Lynden was voted 1st place for the Best Cargo/Logistics provider category in the Alaska Business 2022 Best of Alaska Business awards, as voted by...

Knik Construction receives national safety award

Knik Construction was recently awarded the Associated General Contractors' 2021 Certificate of Commendation for its excellent safety record and zero...

Lynden Training Center provides life-saving skills

A broken leg at the top of a mountain. A heart attack on a whitewater rafting trip. These real-life emergencies can and do happen and Tyler Bones and...

Lynden transports 3,000-pound antennae for SpaceX

Lynden Transport recently wrapped up the final delivery for a year-long SpaceX project in Alaska. "The first two antennas were delivered to us in...

Lynden wins Best of Juneau Award

We're excited to announce that Alaska Marine Lines was voted a "Best of Juneau" gold winner. Juneau’s businesses are owned, managed and staffed by...

Lynden makes important deliveries in hard-to-reach places

Lynden Air Cargo participated in two lifesaving projects this winter on opposite ends of the globe. Two flights were chartered to La Paz, Bolivia to...

Lynden supports 50th anniversary Iditarod race

The Iditarod sled dog race celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and Lynden will be out in front as a major sponsor of the 2022 race. The...

A look back at the Kivalina Evacuation road and bridge project in Western Alaska

Although all Lynden shipments are important, it's not every day that Alaska Marine Lines transports cargo used to build an evacuation bridge for an...

Alaska Marine Lines wraps up strong fish season

"We had a very good seafood year," says Tyler Maurer, Alaska Marine Lines Seafood Sales Manager. The 2021 fish season for Alaska Marine Lines and the...

Mexico to Prudhoe Bay: Cross-border move beats ice breakup

A recent One Lynden move ensured that an essential piece of equipment for Doyon Drilling's Drill Rig #26 made it to Prudhoe Bay in time for drilling...

Lynden mariners keep waters and people safe

Lynden's captains, engineers, mates and deck hands do more than just deliver freight via barge, landing craft and tugboat. These mariners are the...

Alaska Marine Lines increases capacity with 600 new containers

This spring, the M/V Saga Welco Indiana departed the port of Qingdao, China, with 600 new refrigerated shipping containers on their way to be put...

Lynden cats make tracks on the slope

Lynden Oilfield Services' fleet of three PistenBully snowcats have been hard at work in Prudhoe Bay this past winter. In an average week, the cats...

Employees compete in sled dog races

Congratulations to Lynden-sponsored racers and Knik Construction employees Richie Diehl (above right) and Pete Kaiser (left), taking first and second...

Lynden companies team up

The combined talents of employees at Alaska Marine Lines, Alaska Marine Trucking and Alaska West Express were behind the successful move of four...

Lynden delivers COVID-19 vaccine to Western Alaska

Since mid-December, Lynden has been assisting with the distribution of equipment to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, but now the shipments contain...

Lynden's Ken Hall named Volunteer of the Year

Lynden Transport's Fairbanks Account Manager Ken Hall received the George Nehrbas Volunteer of the Year Award for 2020 from the Fairbanks Chamber of...

Locomotives all arrive safely by barge in Skagway

Recently the Whittier Provider and the Bering Titan delivered two locomotives to Skagway for the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway. This delivery...

Lynden helps shore up stores for a new year

The COVID pandemic put a strain on retail businesses this year and that was especially felt during the holiday season. “I don’t think any of our...

Birthday delivery for a special Lynden Air Cargo fan

Bode Hostetter is a huge fan of Lynden Air Cargo's C-130 Hercules aircraft. Knowing a charter would be visiting their remote Alaska village of...

Bison bulls relocate to Sitkalidak Island in Alaska with Lynden's help

Earlier this year the Alutiiq Tribe of Old Harbor, AK was awarded three bison bulls from Yellowstone National Park to improve the genetic diversity...

Knik Health and Safety Manager Dora Mae Hughes receives Alaska Excellence in Safety Award

Knik Construction Health and Safety Manager Dora Mae Hughes (above) was selected as a winner of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Alaska...

Lynden companies deliver Clinic in a Can

Lynden Air Cargo delivered a mobile medical facility, called "Clinic in a Can," to Western Alaska this fall bringing much-needed medical services to...

Knik improves and maintains infrastructure in Alaska

Summer months are the busy season for Knik Construction and, this year, crews wrapped up two projects in Bethel, AK. The Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway...

Juneau masks

In Juneau, local business Capital Canvas converted its facility to start producing face masks, shields and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)...

Lynden delivers PPE to frontline medical workers in Alaska

Earlier this year Northern Star Resources Limited, owner of the Pogo Gold Mine, donated $1.5 million worth of medical personal protective equipment...

New ramp on the job in Juneau

Landing ramps are essential marine equipment in Southeast Alaska. The massive steel ramps connect the barge to land, allowing for the safe and smooth...

Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade ballast systems

Four Alaska Marine Lines rail barges are getting new piping and ballast systems designed by marine industry leader Glosten with installation by ...

How “The Beast” moved from Alberta to the North Slope

Rig 26, Doyon Drilling's new extended reach drilling (ERD) rig, completed its 2,400-mile journey from Nisku, Alberta to Alaska's North Slope this...

Lynden Oilfield Services delivers critical freight

Lynden Oilfield Services equipment crossed tundra-covered public lands in Alaska this winter and spring to deliver critical infrastructure across the...

Lynden Transport on the build with Sprung Industries

Lynden Transport is delivering materials for a project at Fort Wainwright military base near Fairbanks, AK this spring and summer. Drivers are...

North to Alaska, South by Barge: Voyage of a Reefer Tech

Every fishing season, Alaska Marine Lines refrigeration mechanics (reefer techs) leave Seattle and make the journey north to keep Lynden's...

Lynden Transport delivers new classrooms to Kaktovik, AK

Lynden Transport Driver James Delowsky (right) hauled a modular building from Edmonton to Kaktovik, AK to serve as a classroom for students after the...

Lynden employees keep the freight moving

Lynden employees are stepping forward to meet the needs of customers, keeping the freight moving as Lynden companies have always done during...

Lynden companies provide community support

Lynden companies showed their support to local organizations this winter in Alaska and California. Alaska Marine Lines Account Managers, Mike Morris...

Congrats to Lynden's Pete Kaiser on fifth Kuskokwim 300 win

Pete Kaiser won the 41st running of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race in January. For the fifth time in six years, the Bethel local was crowned...

Hydroelectric project will move Kake off diesel power

Construction is under way for a new hydropower facility in Kake, AK and Alaska Marine Lines is supporting the project by transporting penstock pipe...

Lynden's Knik Construction employees first responders on the scene

Soldotna Knik employees Pete Hoogenboom and Aaron Verba were on their way to a paving job in Whittier recently when they came across a head-on...

Alaska Marine Lines delivers Together Tree

The 2019 Together Tree, an 18-foot Sitka Spruce harvested from Revillagigedo Island in Ketchikan, was transported to Juneau by Alaska Marine Lines...

Celebrating 20 years of improvements at Red Dog Mine

Twenty years ago, NANA/Lynden Logistics Services, LLC successfully bid and took over the onsite trucking services for Red Dog Mine near Kotzebue, AK....

Lynden ranks No. 4 in Alaska's Top 49ers

Lynden ranked fourth among all Alaska companies in Alaska Business Magazine's annual Top 49ers listing. Lynden employees attended the luncheon this...

Big modules headed to Big Lake

These oversized modules were just a few of the total picked up in Seward for transport to Big Lake, AK recently. "All loads required permits or pilot...

A little to the left…

This oversized process module was on its way to an oilfield at Prudhoe Bay via Alaska West Express. The trip required crossing the Chatanika River...

Lynden's Hovercraft teams provide essential services in Alaska

Imagine working 46 days each year in zero visibility. Now imagine being responsible for safely transporting people and freight in these conditions....

Old friends reunite in Valdez

A Lynden customer appreciation event in Valdez brought old friends together. Lynden Chairman Jim Jansen (far right) is pictured with Marie Blood,...

Water main break left homes without drinking water

When a water main broke in the small community of Kake, AK, the mayor and two city employees put out over 2,000 feet of fire hose to bypass the...

Juneau driver’s fast actions prevent damages and injury

The quick response of new Alaska Marine Trucking Driver Andrew Lawson saved company equipment and prevented the loss of three new cars belonging to a...

Life-saving customer service

Over the 17 years that Lynden LogisticsSenior Account Executive Randy Main has been working with customers, he has handled many emergency shipments....

Lynden Chairman Jim Jansen receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The Alaska Aviation Museum presented Lynden Chairman Jim Jansen with a Lifetime Achievement Award recently and inducted him into its Hall of Fame....

Alaska West Express named Alaska’s safest truck fleet for 2018

Alaska West Express received the 2018 Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) at its annual meeting in...

Lynden Air Cargo expands scheduled service in Western Alaska

Lynden Air Cargo is expanding its scheduled service points in Alaska to include St. Mary’s and Emmonak. Beginning April 30, Lynden will offer...

Lynden Transport supports REI relocation

A cross-town move from one REI store to another went off without a hitch thanks to Lynden Transport’s Anchorage team and experienced drivers.All...

Lynden employee Pete Kaiser wins the 2019 Iditarod

Lynden is proud to congratulate Pete Kaiser for finishing first in the 2019 Iditarod race. Pete is an employee of Knik Construction, part of the...

Lynden trusted with high-value move to the slope

Lynden Transport and Lynden Air Cargo recently completed a joint move with a customer to transport a generator valued at $1 million from Kenai to an...

Knik Construction put the pieces back together after Alaska quake in November

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Anchorage at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 30. Shortly after Alaskans were back to their routine in part due to how quickly ...

Plane floats home after emergency landing

Lynden is known for responding to emergencies. In a recent case, a pilot made an emergency landing on Etolin Island, AK with no landing strip and a...

Alaska Marine Lines expands Western Alaska service to Arctic ports

Alaska Marine Lines, an Alaska marine transportation company, is expanding its service from Seattle and Anchorage to the Arctic Region in 2019. ...

Jim Jansen receives Walter J. Hickel Award for public policy leadership

In May, Lynden Chairman Jim Jansen was honored with the Walter J. Hickel Award from Commonwealth North, Alaska's non-partisan public policy forum,...

Lynden gets it done for North Slope customer

Lynden Logistics' Anchorage crew has coordinated many charters, but rarely do they involve one of the world's largest commercial cargo aircraft, the...

Juneau deliveries support salmon hatchery and Alaska fishing community

Tom Greinier has been hauling fish for Juneau's salmon hatchery, Douglas Island Pink And Chum (DIPAC), for over 20 years. In fact, DIPAC has followed...

Ready for Bristol Bay salmon season

Alaska Marine Trucking's Rick McKinley snapped this photo of the Alaska Trader leaving Dutch Harbor, AK last month on its way to Naknek. The fully...

No. 27 makes the rounds in Alaska and Washington

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....

Pete Kaiser finishes fifth in Iditarod

In the photo right, Alaska West Express Driver (and 2017 Overall ATA Winner of the Truck Driving Rodeo) Brian Ambrose and his wife Jennifer wished...

Lynden supports Yukon Quest with Fairbanks Food Drop

Lynden continued its tradition of donating transportation of food and supplies for the 2018 Yukon Quest 1,000-mile sled dog race this winter by...

Pete Kaiser makes history with Kuskokwim 300 win

Knik Construction's Pete Kaiser won his fourth consecutive Kuskokwim 300 title Jan. 21 in Bethel, AK. Joar Leifseth Ulsom arrived in second place...

Alaska Marine Lines brings new school buses to Kenai Peninsula

Students on the Kenai Peninsula are riding in style thanks to new Apple Bus Company buses delivered via Alaska Marine Lines. "We moved 88 buses from...

Alaska Marine Lines named Philanthropic Business of the Year

Alaska Marine Lines was honored as a 2017 Philanthropic Business of the Year by the Juneau Community Foundation this fall. Alaska Marine Lines has...

This move fit to a T

A 92-year old Tin Lizzie joins the wide array of noteworthy cargo to ride in the hold of a Lynden Air Cargo Hercules. The vintage Model T was...

Going Dutch

It's been a busy summer for Alaska Marine Lines' Dutch Harbor Service Center. The team recently handled the transport of a 60-ton rotor for Westward...

Knik sponsors UAF civil engineering students in bridge competition

Elliott Anderson, Project Engineer for Knik at the Red Dog Mine Airport, is a recent graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). He and...

Alaska Marine Lines donates transport of historic sailboat

 

Alaska Marine Lines stepped in to help the Bristol Bay Historical Society move a 1932 sailboat from Anchorage to Naknek for display in the...

Susan Selzer competes for the love of the sport

Lynden Air Cargo's Susan Selzer joins Pete Kaiser and other employees who compete in sled dog races outside of work. Susan is a Senior Accounting...

Lynden gives Girl Scouts a sweet deal on cookie transportation

Over land, air or sea, Lynden companies help the Girl Scouts of Alaska transport thousands of pounds of cookies each year for its annual fundraiser....

Alaska Marine Lines launches new barge to serve Southeast Alaska

Alaska Marine Lines celebrated the launch of its newest barge, Skagway Provider, at a ceremony July 7 at Gunderson Marine in Portland, Ore. where the...

New world to Alaska ocean service

Through its worldwide network of international partners and sister companies serving Alaska, Lynden Logistics introduced a new service this spring...

Lynden companies carry ceremonial totem pole to Hoonah, AK

Alaska Marine Lines and LTI, Inc. donated the transportation of a ceremonial totem pole from Bellingham, WA to Hoonah, AK for a June 4 dedication in...

Scheuerle trailer expands heavy haul capabilities

Lynden companies are known for providing customers with the latest, most versatile equipment and a hydraulic platform trailer acquired by Alaska West...

Multi-modal project supports pipeline pump station

Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines recently completed a nine-month multimodal move of pipe skids and other freight for an oil pipeline...

New barge ramps in Ketchikan, Petersburg

After 30 years of service, Alaska Marine Lines’ Ketchikan barge ramp has moved to Petersburg. In its place is a new port cargo ramp constructed by...

Lynden looking for next generation of drivers

The Lynden companies are looking for a few good men and women to follow in the footsteps of the Lynden Legends, the courageous group of drivers who...

Lynden celebrates 10th anniversary of Pogo Mine and ongoing partnership

This spring, Lynden Transport and Alaska West Express celebrated 10 years of doing business with the Pogo Gold Mine near Fairbanks. To commemorate...

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Makes Special Appearance in Seattle on Nov. 7

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Makes Special Appearance in Seattle on Nov. 7“People’s Tree” Visits Lake Union Park on Historic Journey from Alaska to...

Lynden Transport Driver John Schank to Drive the 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Alaska to Washington, D.C.

For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season. The Chugach National Forest in partnership with...

A Mission of Mercy in Fairbanks

Lynden helped put smiles on a lot of faces in Fairbanks recently. Lynden Transport's Ken Hall and Alan Hoza of Alaska West Express assisted in...

Lynden Transport receives fisheries award in Cordova

Lynden Transport and Alaska Airlines Air Cargo were dual winners of the 2015 Prince William Sound Science Fisheries Achievement Award which...

With Lynden at the wheel, automotive customers stay on track

When Horizon Lines was sold late last year, it threw a monkey wrench into the engine for many automotive companies. For 56 years, the carrier played...

Lynden Oilfield Services to serve Alaska’s North Slope customers

Lynden companies have provided support to Alaska oil and gas customers for decades. A new Lynden business, Lynden Oilfield Services, was created...

Lynden Air Cargo flies wood bison to new home in Alaska

Lynden Air Cargo, Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines were part of a major wildlife conservation project to relocate 100 wood bison from...

Giving back: Tanana Valley Special Olympics

For many years, Lynden Transport has supported the Tanana Valley Special Olympics in Fairbanks. "We appreciate that the Lynden family of companies...

Northland becomes 'Alaska Marine Lines' in Western Alaska

Alaska Marine Lines, Inc. changed the name of its Western Alaska service from Northland Services to Alaska Marine Lines this month. The name change...

Coats for Kids arrive via Lynden

For the fourth year, Fred Meyer is partnering with The Salvation Army Alaska Division and Lynden Transport to provide new coats for children...

John Schank honored as Alaska's Driver of the Year

Congratulations to John Schank, the Alaska Trucking Association’s Driver of the Year!

For almost 40 years – driving nearly 5 million miles – John...

Lynden legend Lee Burgess comes out of retirement

Lynden Legend Lee Burgess came out of retirement to help at NANA/Lynden Logistics Services at Red Dog Mine for a few weeks. Lee began his career...

Lynden is ALPAR's Contributor of the Year

Last month, Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR) recognized outstanding achievements in recycling and litter prevention for 2013....

Lynden employees raise money for American Cancer Society

Three dogs and 26 Lynden employees participated in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in October in Anchorage....

Lynden fifth largest business in Alaska

For 27 years, Alaska Business Monthly (ABM) magazine has created a list of Alaska's Top 49ers; the top revenue-generating Alaskan-owned and...

Northland joins the Lynden family of companies

The Lynden family of companies is pleased to welcome Northland Services, a marine transportation company providing shipping between Seattle, Alaska...

Lynden Logistics completes charter move for U.S. Coast Guard

Lynden Logistics' Chicago and Anchorage teams put together a charter move for the U.S. Coast Guard this summer to deliver radio equipment to various...

Alaska West Express donates transportation of bulldozer to university

A massive D-10 was seen rolling into Fairbanks this summer atop an Alaska West Express lowboy. The Fort Knox Mine donated the 115,000-pound...

Lynden drivers compete in annual ATA Truck Driving Championships

Lynden drivers were behind the wheel at the Alaska Trucking Association’s (ATA) 14th Annual Truck Driving Championships May 11 in Anchorage....

Lynden's reliable service critical for Deadliest Catch, other Discovery Channel programs

The calm behind the storm

“You’re not in charge of your own destiny when you’re on a boat,” says Captain Keith Colburn during a particularly rough...

Now that's a heavy haul!

Last fall Alaska West Express transported this boat (left, below) from Palmer to Anchorage. At 24 feet wide, 80 feet long and 17 feet tall, the...

Alaska Marine Lines moves canoes for historic native gathering

Twenty people in two canoes left Douglas, AK this spring on their way to Wrangell for the rededication of the Chief Shakes Tribal House, a memorable...

Git along, little… caribou?

Here's something you don't see every day! Lynden’s hovercraft almost looks like it’s moving along with the migrating caribou in this photo....

Customer recognition for ‘a very outstanding Lynden team’

“What a team!” begins a letter from Drew McLaughlin of Marsh Creek, LLC to Chairman Jim Jansen. The letter goes on to praise Lynden Transport...

Amphibious craft gets multi-modal ride all the way to Barrow

Alaska Marine Trucking, Alaska Marine Lines, Lynden Transport and Lynden Air Cargo all played a role in the multi-modal move of an amphibious unit...

Alaska Marine Lines prepared for heavy herring shipments this season

Herring season has arrived in Southeast Alaska.  Each year, fishermen eagerly await the opening of the Sitka Sound Herring season.  The fish is a...

Lynden Transport employee, "Fish Man", becomes junior hockey league celebrity

There’s nothing fishy about Lynden Transport Account Manager Art Karvonen as he goes about his business each day at Lynden’s Kenai office. But off...

Lynden Signs Purchase Agreement to Buy Northland Services

Lynden Signs Purchase Agreement to Buy Northland ServicesCompanies Agree on Sale Framework: Lengthy Process Remains Before Deal is Completed

Lynden...

Drill rig move includes ice road delivery to Kuparuk

Long-time customer Nabors Drilling called on Lynden Transport earlier this year to move 72 loads for its rig “99” relocation project in the Kuparuk...

Lynden is proud to sponsor mushers in the 2013 Iditarod!

The 2013 Iditarod - the “Last Great Race on Earth” - officially starts today, March 2nd. Lynden is proud to be a sponsor of two of this year's...

Teamwork Builds Field of Dreams in Sitka

For years, Sitka High School baseball coach Ed Conway tried without success to work out a plan that would restore his team’s eroding baseball and...

‘North Pole’ shipment requires thinking outside the box

“This project was a little out of the ordinary,” explains Lynden Transport Account Representative Matt Malone. Matt got a chance to display the...

Looking for Goldilocks? Juneau employees get an unexpected visitor

Alaska Marine Lines Customer Service Representative Kelly MacDonald recently sent this picture of a black bear atop the dumpster in the Juneau yard....

Multi-modal beach delivery for Olgoonik project at Wainwright

Lynden Transport recently coordinated a multi-modal move from Anchorage to Prudhoe Bay to support the Olgoonik Project, the construction of a...

Lynden helps Walmart bring Pitbull to Kodiak

From a Taco Bell promotion in Bethel to Pitbull visiting Kodiak, Lynden has provided support for several high profile projects in Alaska this past...

Alaska West Express delivers Steam Engine No. 557 to Wasilla

Alaska West Express was trusted with a very important – and heavy – load recently. Driver Kenny Seipel hauled a 150,000-pound steam engine from the...

Alaska Marine Lines warehouseman dances with native group

When he’s not working on the docks at Alaska Marine Lines in Seattle, Darius Sanidad is singing and dancing in The Git-Hoan Dancers, led by...

Lynden helps Taco Bell with "Operation Alaska" in Bethel

The folks at Taco Bell call it a “doozy of a story” and it is. Lynden companies are often called upon to make the impossible possible in Alaska and,...

Giant windmill blades ride barge to Alaska

These windmill blades, measuring 148 feet long, recently rode Alaska Marine Lines’ railbarge Fairbanks Provider from Seattle to Whittier. The...

Lynden helps support Alaska's transportation history

Several recent news articles have highlighted Lynden's commitment to and support of Alaska's transportation past. We are proud of our roots and...

Last-minute military move completed without a hitch

Lynden Transport recently moved 14 vehicles from Fort Richardson to Fort Greely, AK, on short notice to support the training and deployment of a...

Lynden drivers sweep awards at Alaska truck rodeo

Lynden Transport and Alaska West Express drivers took the top three spots in the Alaska Trucking Association’s 13th Annual Truck Driving...

It's salmon season in Alaska!

A sure sign of spring in Alaska is when the world-renowned Copper River Salmon season begins in mid-May. Alaska Marine Lines, along with other...

A lofty spot for a trip to Skagway

Something old and something new is an apt description for this newly constructed parlor car perched atop Alaska Marine Lines’ containers in the...

Lynden supports the ‘troops’ in Seattle and Alaska

It’s become an annual tradition at Alaska Marine Lines’ warehouses in Seattle and Southeast Alaska: Thousands of cases of Girl Scout cookies arrive...

Making cat tracks from Prudhoe Bay to Anchorage

Lynden Transport Account Manager Sam Amato took the photo below during a project for customer Marsh Creek. Lynden moved 160-plus loads of...

Unique challenges brought by Alaska's record-setting winter

Broken thermometers, frozen brakes and landing gears, and frostbite. These are just a few of the challenges Alaska employees dealt with during the...

Lynden companies and employees weather brutal winter storms

Historic storms hit Alaska and Washington this winter and Lynden companies pulled together to keep the freight moving and equipment operating in the...

Lynden gives dinosaur fossil a lift to new home at Fairbanks museum

“Shipping a dinosaur fossil halfway across Alaska is not something you do every day,” writes Patrick Druckenmiller, Curator of Earth Science at the ...

Lynden delivers diamonds in the rough for ice carving competition

Each year, Lynden Transport partners with the Alaska Railroad to move huge blocks of ice from Fairbanks to downtown Anchorage for the annual Crystal...

Alaska Marine Trucking first Green Star certified business in Juneau

Alaska Marine Trucking is Juneau's first Green Star Award business.  Employees worked hard to complete all 10 standards to achieve the Green Star...

The 2012 Jr. Iditarod is coming soon!

Lynden is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Jr. Iditarod race in Alaska, this year beginning February 25th in Wasilla on Knik Lake. The 12 young mushers...

Lynden Transport distributes Freddy's Coats for Kids throughout Alaska

Lynden is known for supporting the communities where it does business and Lynden Transport got a chance to illustrate this last month by partnering...

Historic steam engine returns home to Alaska

A piece of Alaska railroad history is now back where it belongs. In December, #557, the last operating steam locomotive in the state, made the...

Lynden ranked the #7 top business in Alaska by Alaska Business Monthly

Alaska Business Monthly magazine ranked Lynden Inc. #7 among Alaskan-owned and operated companies. Lynden provides 700 jobs in Alaska and almost...

"Exploring the Alaska-Washington Connection" hits home for Lynden

Petroleum Newspapers of Alaska, based in Anchorage, Alaska, recently released "Exploring the Alaska-Washington Connection 2011", the most recent...

Lynden's innovative multi-modal plan shaves weeks off delivery

Earlier this year, Alaska West Express, Lynden Transport and Bering Marine Corporation teamed up to move a valuable rocket motor from Elkta, MD to...

Challenging Arctic Wolf drill rig move completed by Lynden

Canadian Lynden Transport and Lynden Transport handled a move from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Edmonton, Alberta for customer Akita Drilling this spring....

Lynden goes green: Moving freight with regard for the environment

Lynden strives to efficiently move freight with the highest regard for the health and safety of our employees, and with the utmost care for the...

Lynden Transport named Toyota Logistics Partner of 2010

After reviewing the performance of all transportation carriers it uses in the U.S., Toyota gave Lynden Transport the highest marks and named the...

Lynden's Old #27 is touring Alaska and the Northwest!

Old #27 - one of the two Kenworth tractors and original vans Lynden Transfer used in 1954 to start the first scheduled highway service from the...

Alaska Marine Lines moves wind turbine to Sitka school

Alaska Marine Lines helped transport a wind turbine to Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe School as part of a U.S. Department of Energy program to raise...

Lynden Transport Expands Service to Oklahoma and North Dakota

In response to customer and industry demand, Lynden Transport is offering new scheduled Less-than-Truckload (LTL) service to Oklahoma and North...

"Transport Chili" takes second place at cook-off

Congratulations to Lynden Transport Account Manager Matt Malone and wife Kristen for their second place win in the Associated General Contractors ...

Photo series #2: Amazing photos taken by Lynden employees

Over the next few weeks we will be posting a series of photos taken (mostly) in Alaska by Lynden employees. Our company has some excellent...

Lynden Air Cargo supports Gulf response efforts

Lynden Air Cargo’s N403LC is shown here on one of the 81 aerial oil-dispersant missions Lynden flew in support of BP’s Deepwater Horizon response...

Lynden ranked the 7th top business in Alaska

Alaska Business Monthly magazine and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce ranked Lynden Inc. seventh among 40 Alaskan-owned and operated companies....

Darigold selects Lynden Transport to move products to Alaska stores

When a Wal-Mart customer in Kenai places a carton of milk in their shopping cart, that milk made its way to Alaska via Lynden Transport – at least...

Photo series: Amazing photos taken by Lynden employees

Over the next few weeks we will be posting a series of photos taken (mostly) in Alaska by Lynden employees. Our company has some excellent...

Companies team up to move 70,000 lb bucket

You can imagine the planning and preparation it took to move this 12-foot wide, 11-foot tall bucket from the Lynden Transport yard in Fife to a gold...

Lynden Transport named a Top 100 Motor Freight Carrier

Lynden Transport was selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Freight Carrier for 2010. This year was particularly challenging for the...

Trucking a 75,000 lb spool? All in a day's work.

This 75,000-pound tubing spool is headed north on the Dalton Highway via Alaska West Express. According to Project Specialist Steve Willford, this...

Lynden Transport moves construction materials for new fish hatchery

Lynden Transport trucks have been rolling in and out of a construction site this summer hauling panels, joists and steel for a new fish hatchery...

Lynden drivers head to Ohio for National Championships

Lynden drivers ruled the road at the May 21 Alaska Truck Driving Championships in Anchorage. Competitors were required to complete a written exam, a...

Lynden Transport offers real time GPS mapping for tracking shipments

Enhanced EZ Tracing and redesigned website puts customer in the driver’s seat

ANCHORAGE – Lynden Transport’s industry leading EZ Tracing system...

Lynden Transport receives community service award in Kenai

Good deeds sometimes go unnoticed, but not in Kenai, Alaska. The Kenai Chamber of Commerce awarded Lynden Transport's Soldotna Service Center with...

Alaska West Express receives ConocoPhillips safety award

Alaska West Express received the Alaska Safe Truck Fleet Most Improved Award at the Annual Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Awards banquet...

Student pilots visit Lynden Air Cargo

There were plenty of teachable moments at Lynden Air Cargo this spring when a a high school aviation group from Chevak, Alaska, toured the...

CH2M Hill utilizes Lynden for time-sensitive freight.

This spring CH2M Hill needed a drill rig transported from Kenai to Prudhoe Bay within 48 hours. The catch: the rig consisted of 21 loads - all hot...

Geothermal well project in King Salmon, Alaska

Three Lynden companies teamed up to support the development of geothermal energy in King Salmon, Alaska. Naknek Electric Association is drilling a...

Orange County Choppers designs custom Alaska bike

Note: Alaska celebrated its 50th year of statehood in 2009.

Neither canceled flights nor snowstorms deterred Lynden in delivering a very special ...

The Flying Bishop's plane gets a lift to Fairbanks

A yellow Piper PA-20 hangs from the roof of the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. The plane brings back fond...

Alaska businesses team up to help the American Red Cross of Alaska

The American Red Cross of Alaska recently received help from Lynden Transport and other Alaska businesses, saving them $1,884 annually. In an effort...

The Great Trek with the Monster Truck

What's Lynden Transport doing in a German magazine?

German Journalist Brigitte von Imhof was intrigued by Alaska's frozen freeways and the truckers...

2010 Iditarod: Follow Lynden sponsored mushers throughout the race!

The 2010 Iditarod is underway!

"You can't compare it to any other competitive event in the world! A race over 1150 miles of the roughest, most...

2010 Jr. Iditarod Results + Pictures

Another great race!

The exciting 2010 Jr. Iditarod took place over the last weekend in February, starting and finishing in Willow, Alaska. Lynden, a...

Lynden delivers H1N1 vaccine throughout Alaska

Lynden Logistics was entrusted with some mighty important cargo this past fall and winter. The State of Alaska selected Lynden as the distributor...

Mush! Lynden is a proud sponsor of 2010 Jr. Iditarod

Lynden is a proud sponsor of the Jr. Idiatrod Race in Alaska, this year beginning Feb. 27 in Wasilla. The young mushers travel from the starting...

NFL great Larry Csonka hunts in Alaska with Lynden's Sam Amato

Lynden Transport's Sam Amato guided NFL Hall of Famer Larry Csonka on a nine-day moose hunting trip this fall. The trip was taped for a future...

Shipping to Alaska ebook - Coming Soon!

Shipping to Alaska?

The ebook is coming soon...

Our ebook contains the top 5 things you need to know when shipping to Alaska. Dispelling myths and...

"Green ideas for the long haul — Lynden Transport commits to eco-friendly practices"

Recently Jenny Neyman, Editor/Publisher of The Redoubt Reporter, wrote an article about Lynden Transport's new terminal and our efforts to be...

"Choosing the right freight shipping company"

I recently came across an article titled "Avoid Inconveniences By Choosing The Right Freight Shipping Company", written by Amy Nutt. The article...

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