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Everyday Hero Profile: Andy Sayler

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

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 celebrates female leadership and contributions

International Women's Day is March 8, and during the month of March women are being recognized for their social, economic, cultural and political...

Employees retire with 200 years of combined service

Scott PolinderScott is one of Lynden's longest-tenured drivers. He started driving for Milky Way in 1974. "Scott continuously showed his reliability...

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...

Rhubarb juice and oat milk new hauls for LTI, Inc.

Rhubarb juice and oat milk have joined canola oil and whiskey in LTI, Inc.'s growing list of special commodity hauls. Since March, LTI, Inc....

LTI, Inc. receives sixth consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award from EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has once again honored LTI, Inc. and its Milky Way division with a SmartWay Excellence Award. It is the...

Lynden responds to crises at home and abroad

The month of August brought temperatures so hot that wells ran dry in Oregon. The month also delivered devastation in Haiti with a magnitude 7.2...

Everyday Hero Profile: Jerry Crisp

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Lynden companies team up to deliver emergency supplies for Anacortes water system

Lynden companies stepped up to help the City of Anacortes, WA when it experienced a shortage of chlorine for its regional water system. Despite a...

LTI, Inc. moves from Bonanza to Klamath Falls

For the past 15 years, LTI, Inc. drivers would head out to local dairies in Bonanza, OR to pick up milk for their customer. But the arrangement...

LTI, Inc. hauls world-famous Woodinville Whiskey

Add award-winning whiskey to the long list of LTI, Inc.'s food-grade hauls. Woodinville Whiskey Co. recently called upon Lynden to haul its premium...

Goodbye and good luck to twelve Lynden retirees

Twelve veteran Lynden employees wrapped up their careers at the end of 2020. We wish them well in retirement. Mark Sheehan, Alaska Marine Lines and...

Everyday Hero Profile: Lu Jackson

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

LTI, Inc., Lynden Transport receive SmartWay Awards from EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded LTI, Inc. with its fifth SmartWay Excellence Award on November 5, 2020. The award recognizes LTI,...

LTI, Inc. Idaho drivers deliver groceries for WinCo

LTI, Inc. drivers in Caldwell and Jerome, ID answered the call this spring when the supermarket chain WinCo Foods was hit with an unprecedented...

Everyday Hero profile: David Burgess

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

LTI, Inc. receives fourth SmartWay Excellence Award

LTI, Inc. earned its fourth SmartWay Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this fall. The award recognizes LTI, Inc. as one...

Horsin' around

In August, LTI, Inc. continued its sponsorship of the Mt. View Belgians draft horses and shows at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden, WA. The...

Lynden celebrates Everyday Heroes

Each year, LTI, Inc. honors its Everyday Heroes with dinner events at various locations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Retirees are also included...

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...

LTI, Inc. proudly represented at Oregon Veterans Parade

LTI, Inc. Director of HSSE & Compliance Anthony Knapp was in Albany, OR at the annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 11 and rode with Driver Trainer/Backup...

New tractors for LTI, Inc. and Milky Way drivers

LTI, Inc./Milky Way drivers are rolling down the road in new tractors this fall, the result of a large-scale major equipment acquisition. According...

Lean & Green: Lynden facilities continue to save energy

The annual Earth Day celebration is a good time to recognize Lynden employees who continue to do more with less, decreasing their energy use while...

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...

LTI, Inc. receives third consecutive EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

LTI, Inc. and its Milky Way division received a third consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The...

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 continues to help employees work safer and smarter

Lynden companies are customer-focused, but helping employees work smarter and safer is an ongoing goal as well. Last month LTI, Inc. Eastern Region...

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...

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 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...

Milky Way takes second place in Sunnyside Lighted Parade

Going on its 23rd year, Sunnyside's Annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade is one of the top 10 lighted Christmas parades in the U.S.  LTI, Inc.’s...

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,...

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...

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 teams wrestle pigs at Jerome County Fair in Idaho

LTI, Inc. drivers in Jerome, Idaho held their own with some wily pigs at the Jerome County Fair. The Moo Crew of Josh Gailey, George Dennis, Jason...

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