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Lynden Transport earns 26th Quest for Quality Award

Lynden Transport earned its 26th Quest for Quality Award, achieving the No. 1 position among all carriers in the Western Regional Less-than-Truckload...

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...

Pass closures didn't stop LTI, Inc. from transporting milk and salt this winter

All mountain passes in Washington were closed for several days in early January shutting down interstate traffic and leaving LTI, Inc.'s Moses Lake...

Lynden helps Starbucks provide warm welcome to refugees

Lynden’s long-time customer Starbucks joined other U.S. companies in a relief effort for Afghan refugees. Lynden Logistics recently handled a ‘hot...

Lynden Transport earns 25th Quest for Quality Award

Lynden Transport earned its 25th Quest for Quality award this year, marking a quarter century benchmark of providing the highest level of customer...

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...

Lynden receives transportation awards

Lynden companies were winners this summer, receiving recognition for trucking, cold storage transportation and 3PL services. Lynden Transport was...

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...

Brown Line supports the Salvation Army Helping Hands Food Bank

Earlier this year Melissa Pace from Taylor Truck Driving School reached out to Brown Line after receiving a call from the Salvation Army Helping...

Sea urchins to Kombucha, Brown Line carries cool freight

Brown Line's 'bread and butter' is the I-5 corridor from Washington to California. Four days a week drivers make the trip hauling fresh and frozen...

Quick action keeps customer’s shipment safe

Lynden employees are known for getting freight delivered even when natural disasters present a challenge. When Hurricane Dorian was bearing down on...

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 Transport maintains No. 1 ranking in 2019 Quest for Quality Awards

Lynden Transport maintained its top spot among carriers by earning a seventh consecutive No. 1 ranking and its 23rd overall award in the 36th annual...

Lynden equipment makes the difference in Alberta

Lynden’s specialized high-capacity equipment was one of the advantages Canadian Lynden Transportoffered when the Supreme Group was looking for a...

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...

Changes big and small mean savings for Lynden and the environment

Lynden Transport’s steady and consistent efforts at improving efficiency and reducing waste have paid off with real savings for the company and the...

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...

Brown Line delivers on bet

Brown Line drivers made good on a bet made between Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds before the Alamo Bowl football game in San...

Alaska West Express celebrates 10 years of green

Alaska West Express truly walks the talk when it comes to handling and transporting hazardous materials over challenging terrain with the utmost...

Big load flies down the road

Parts of a vintage 727 jetliner were strapped to an Alaska West Express trailer at the Future of Flight Museum in Everett and hauled to a hangar at...

Lynden Transport delivers a great white wonder

Lynden Transport looked like it was carrying a giant white goose recently as it transported a 22-foot by 8-foot helicopter fuselage and spare parts...

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....

LTI, Inc. Sunnyside crew receives national certification for tanker cleanliness

LTI, Inc.'s Sunnyside Wash Bay Crew received a prestigious certification from the Juice Products Association (JPA) for the cleanliness of the tankers...

Lynden selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker for 2017

Lynden was selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker for 2017. Lynden was selected out of 300 leaders in the trucking industry who submitted...

Lynden Transport voted #1 in 2017 Quest for Quality awards

Lynden Transport’s 21st award and fifth consecutive No. 1

Lynden Transport was awarded its fifth consecutive No. 1 ranking and its 21st overall ...

Winter weather challenges Lynden drivers

Milky Way Driver Mike Jalomo calls it the winter that never ends. Another driver said, "I’ve thrown on more jewelry (truck chains) in the last month...

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...

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...

Brown Line service inspires Chuckanut Bay Foods to create Vendor of the Year Award

Brown Line, LLC, an industry leader in temperature-controlled truck transport, was selected as the first Vendor of the Year by Chuckanut Bay Foods...

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...

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 earns top score among all LTL regional carriers in Quest for Quality Awards

Lynden Transport earned the top score among Less-than-Truckload (LTL) carriers in the Western Region in Logistics Management magazine’s 31st annual ...

LTI, Inc. and Milky Way receive Excellence Award from EPA

LTI, Inc. and its Milky Way division joined a very short list of nationally recognized companies as a recipient of an Environmental Protection Agency

Lynden Transport named to Top 100 Truckers list

For the third consecutive year, Lynden Transport was selected as one of the top national motor carriers by Inbound Logistics magazine and included...

Alaska West Express joins EPA's Smartway Transport Partnership

Alaska West Express has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay is a collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and...

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...

Vintage Milky Way tractor and tankers restored and on the road again

Over the past six months, Guy Jansen has worked with Lynden Tank Company, Steven Blankenforth, Blue Star Welding, Maple Leaf Auto and the Lynden...

Lynden Transport earns 17th Quest for Quality award in annual vote

Lynden Transport once again was voted a top Less-than-Truckload (LTL) carrier in the Western Region in Logistics Management magazine's 30th annual ...

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...

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...

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...

Alaska West Express Tests Extended Oil Changes

Alaska West Express is testing an on-board oil filtration system on six of its tractors that is allowing the company to operate even more clean and...

Lynden leads the way in fuel efficiency with new technology

The Lynden companies are continually looking for ways to save fuel and operate more efficiently.  Lynden's Equipment Team is testing new fuel-saving...

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 Transport chosen as a Top 100 Motor Freight Carrier

Lynden Transport was selected as one of the top national motor carriers by Inbound Logistics magazine and included in its annual Top 100 Motor...

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...

Lynden's "Old No. 27" earns blue ribbon for Best Apparatus

Old No.  27 and Old 22B, Lynden’s original Alcan tractor and trailer, earned a blue ribbon for Best Apparatus at the Golden Days Parade in...

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,...

Lynden Transport voted #1 in 2012 Quest for Quality awards

Lynden Transport was voted the top Less-than-Truckload (LTL) carrier in the Western Region in Logistics Management magazine's 29th annual Quest for...

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...

Brown Line’s new tractor-trailer design improves fuel economy

Over the last three years, Brown Line has implemented a number of changes resulting in a radical improvement in fuel economy. The company recently...

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...

Milky Way begins milk pickup in Montana

Milky Way/LTI, Inc. began farm pickup operations for 32 Darigold farms in Montana on Jan. 1. The farms and newly hired drivers are located around...

Lynden Transport named 2011 Company of the Year

Lynden Transport was honored in January by the Tacoma Transportation Club as the 2011 Company of the Year for its accomplishments in transportation...

Lynden companies transport wrecked plane from Alaska to Nevada

Add a six-seat Eclipse 500 business jet to the list of unusual items that have flown inside Lynden Air Cargo’s Hercules. The C-130 was put into...

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 companies team up for mining haul in Yukon, U.S. and Canada

Last year, four Lynden companies teamed up on a project to transport lead and zinc ore concentrate from the Yukon Territory to Washington and then...

Lynden helps set world record for biggest hayride

On Aug. 20, 2011,  639 people set a new Guinness World Record for the biggest hayride at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA.  A...

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...

LTI, Inc. sets record in Sunnyside

During late 2011, in the midst of the already busy harvest season, LTI, Inc. Sunnyside service center set a new line-haul record. In a single day,...

Brown Line receives Safety Award from WTA

The Washington Trucking Association (WTA) recently presented Brown Line with the Common Carrier Fleet Safety of the Year Award for 2011. The award...

"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...

Milky Way’s new data collection system a breakthrough in customer service

Late last year, Milky Way began using a new onboard computer program with customer Darigold that has revolutionized the way information is shared...

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...

Meet our companies: Lynden Tank Company

For the past 24 years, Lynden Tank Company has designed, manufactured and repaired stainless-steel tank trailers and components for Milky Way and...

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...

Quest for Quality Awards won by Lynden companies

For the fifth year in a row shippers have voted Lynden Transport the top LTL carrier for the Western Region in Logistics Management magazine’s 27th...

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...

Have you seen the new Lynden Transport website?

Lynden Transport's website recently underwent a major change. After receiving feedback from customers and employees, conducting user tests, and...

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...

Heavy haul capabilities increased with new equipment

Canadian Lynden Transport stepped up service in February with the addition of a 60-ton step deck to its fleet. The new trailer is 3,000 pounds...

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...

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