Span Alaska offers over-the-water southbound shipping from Dutch Harbor, Kodiak, and on to the Port of Tacoma from Anchorage once weekly. For shipments destined beyond Tacoma, we provide freight forwarding logistics via truck and rail service to any location in the Lower 48 and Canada. We’ve been shipping freight Outside for nearly 40 years. Have LTL (less than truckload) or LCL (less than container) freight? Not a problem. We move more LTL and LCL freight than any other carrier in Alaska. Receive a quick and free quote for shipping from Alaska today.
Containership Service (Matson) from Anchorage to the Port of Tacoma (8 – 9 days)
Departs Anchorage Sundays and Wednesdays
Deadline for freight arrival at Span Alaska’s Anchorage warehouse is noon on the Friday before the Sunday
Freight is shipped using flatbeds and 40' and 45' containers
Expert logistics move your freight to its final Lower 48 (or Canadian) destination
Barge Service (AML) from Anchorage to the Port of Seattle (12 – 15 days)
A more economical option, barge departure is on Sundays
Deadline for freight arrival to Span’s Anchorage warehouse is noon on the Friday before the Sunday
Barge service is a cost-effective alternative for non-time-sensitive items, as well as over-wide and over-height bulky items
Containers are 20', 40', or 53' in length
Expert freight forwarding options get your shipment to its final Lower 48 (or Canadian) destination
To schedule a pick up, call the nearest conveniently located Span Alaska terminal
We’ll send you an e-mail or fax on the morning after a sailing to confirm that your freight has sailed and to give you an estimated date of delivery. It’s available in two different formats and lists your supplier’s name, your purchase order number, shipment weight, and other details. Register for online access or call your local Span Alaska office or 1-800-257-7726.