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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...

Eddie Tuia, Tevita Toetu on top at 2022 driving competition

Pictured above: Proudly representing Lynden are, from left, Robert Wood, Brian Ambrose, Justus Uphus, Eddie Tuia, Mike Gaiser, Tevita Toetu, Ryan...

Everyday Hero Profile: David Greco

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 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 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...

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 first trucking company in AK to earn SHARP awards

Lynden Transport employees earned the prestigious title of being the first trucking company in Alaska to earn a SHARP award (Safety and Health...

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...

Everyday Hero Profile: Mike Manley

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'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...

Lynden Transport receives SmartWay Award from EPA

Lynden Transport earned a SmartWay High Performer Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for operating efficiencies in its flatbed and...

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...

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,...

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...

Lynden receives transportation awards

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

Lynden Transport a top finisher in 2020 Quest for Quality Awards

Lynden Transport continues to outperform other carriers in the western region, earning a top spot and its 24th award in the 37th annual Quest for...

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...

Everyday Hero Profile: Fred Austin

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 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...

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 supports Alaska wrestling club

Alaska Marine Lines and Lynden Transport donated the transportation of a container of wrestling mats earlier this year to Soldotna, AK for use by the...

Honoring Lynden retirees

We would like to recognize the following Lynden employees who retired this past year. We are grateful for their service and contributions to Lynden,...

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...

Lynden Transport continues innovative programs to protect the environment

Aligned with Lynden's overall Green Initiative, Lynden Transport is staying committed to innovation and protecting the environment. Managing trucks...

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...

Drivers compete in 20th ATA championships

Alaska West Express Driver Brian Ambrose took first place in the Tanker Class at the Alaska Trucking Association's 20th Truck Driving Championships...

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...

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...

Lynden supports students studying transportation

Alaska Marine Lines Vice President Jake Maenpa serves on the advisory board for Highline College's Global Trade and Supply Chain Management Program....

Lynden companies bring Ted Stevens statue to Alaska

A life-size bronze statue of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was unveiled Feb. 23 at the Anchorage airport that bears his name. With Lynden’s...

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...

Companies work together on international move

A recent project for a return customer involved four Lynden companies and three modes of transportation. Lynden Logistics was called upon to move...

Lynden proudly supports government and military projects

Lynden companies have served the government and the Department of Defense (DOD) for decades by providing reliable transportation services, emergency...

Doug Longerbone places in national driving competition

Anchorage Lynden Transport Driver Doug Longerbone’s first-place finish at the Alaska Truck driving competition earned him a spot at the national...

Lynden Transport and Lynden Logistics 2018 Quest for Quality winners

Lynden Transport was awarded its sixth consecutive No. 1 ranking and its 22nd overall award in the 35th annual Logistics Management Quest for Quality...

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...

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...

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...

Lynden representatives speak at UW seminar

Lynden Transport Account Manager Dennis Flajole (right) and Brown Line Sales Manager Steve McQueary spoke to students at the University of Washington...

Lynden drivers compete in National Truck Driving Championships

Three Lynden drivers qualified for and participated in the National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 9-12 in Orlando, FL. More than 400 drivers...

Lynden drivers clean up at Alaska, Washington competitions

Congratulations are in order for many Lynden drivers who competed in truck driving competitions in Alaska and Washington this spring. At the Alaska...

John Schank earns second ATA Driver of the Year award, sets record for 40 years of safe driving

When John Schank started driving for Lynden Transport in 1975, he probably never imagined he would be named the Alaska Truck Driver of the Year, not...

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 ...

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...

Lynden Transport and Lynden Logistics 2016 Quest for Quality winners

Lynden Transport's 20th award and fourth consecutive No. 1

Lynden Transport was awarded its fourth consecutive No. 1 ranking and its 20th overall...

Minto Mine partnership continues in Yukon

Since 2007, Canadian Lynden Transport has hauled copper ore concentrate for the Minto Mine, a copper-gold mine northwest of Whitehorse in Central...

Lynden Logistics sends classics across the pond

Gas tank drained. Check. Battery cables tied back. Check. Original Bill of Sale and shipper photo ID. Check.

After 18 years at Lynden Logistics and...

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...

Four-year refinery project completed in Canada

Over the past four years, approximately 14,000 shipments from all over the world arrived in Alberta, Canada for the construction of a bitumen...

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...

Lynden Transport, Lynden Logistics voted No. 1 in annual Quest for Quality Awards

Lynden Transport and Lynden Logistics earned first place in the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) regional carriers and Airfreight Forwarders categories in...

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...

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...

Lynden named 2014 Green Supply Chain partner, Top 100 3PL

The Lynden family of companies was once again included in Inbound Logistics magazine’s annual Top 100 3PLs and 75 Green Supply Chain Partner lists....

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 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 ...

Lynden Logistics and Lynden Transport combine offices in Dallas

Lynden Logistics and Lynden Transport have combined offices in Dallas to offer customers a total transportation solutions package. Lynden Logistics...

Lynden Transport donates transportation of stuffed animals for good cause

Lynden Transport recently donated the transportation of 3,000 stuffed animals from Alaska to the Lower 48. "A huge thank you to driver Ray Sorenson...

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...

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 ...

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 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....

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...

Oversized compressor goes land-sea-land to Ninilchik

Delays in super-load permits and customs paperwork created some nail-biting moments for Lynden employees who were charged with transporting a...

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...

‘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...

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 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...

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...

Lynden Celebrates Award-Winning Summer

The Lynden family of companies was recognized as the best of the best by shippers and supply chain professionals this summer. Lynden was chosen as...

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...

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...

2012 Olympics: Former Lynden employee's daughter swims for gold today at 12:43 pm (Pacific)

Lynden Transport's former employee, Jaapje Kukors, has a daughter who is competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic games in London. Ariana Kukors, born...

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...

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...

Lynden employees play Easter Bunny!

Lynden Logistics and Lynden Transport employees in Houston had a chance to play Easter Bunny this spring after Business Support Analyst Joyce Teehan...

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 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 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 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...

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...

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...

Find Lynden at the Calgary Oil & Gas Show: June 7th - 9th

Lynden will have a booth at the Gas & Oil Expo and Conference in Calgary on June 7th - 9th. The conference "focuses on the latest technology...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Massive drill rig move to Russia requires Lynden teamwork

Quick, what's a mud tank?

If you're not sure, let us enlighten you. A mud tank is a piece of machinery used in a drill rig. As in drilling for oil....

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...

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...

"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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