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  • TOTE Maritime Alaska to Raise FSC — Effective 10/1/17
    Please be advised, TOTE Maritime Alaska is increasing the fuel surcharge to Alaska.  Please see the official notification below: TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed to increase its ocean fuel surcharge as published in tariff STB TOTE 101-A as follows: Tariff Item 345 will increase 4% from 22% to 26% effective Sunday, October 1, 2017. TOTE Maritime... Learn More The post TOTE Maritime Alaska to Raise ...
American Fast Freight, Inc.
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  • CSS Inclement Weather Announcement – Jacksonville, FL & San Juan, PR
    Please be advised.  In a communication released to partners and customers this morning, President of Caribbean Shipping Services, Paul Robbins covers inclement weather expectations for CSS services. Date: September 9, 2017 To Our Valued Partners, Today at 10:00 AM, the City of Jacksonville announced mandatory evacuations of the beaches communities and low lying areas. The... Learn More The post ...
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  • AFF Ranked #1 in Customer Service, Receives 2017 Quest for Quality Award! – By Logistics Management
    We are happy to be awarded our 3rd overall Quest for Quality Award, and in 2017 we rank #1 in Customer Service–to us this is the most important category.  As stated in our mission statement:  “We will work to fully meet and exceed our customers’ expectations by providing reliable service, maintaining strong relationships, and ensuring a positive... Learn More The post AFF Ranked #1 in Customer S...
American Fast Freight, Inc.
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  • American Fast Freight, Inc., Acquires Grand Worldwide Logistics
    FIFE, WA., July 6, 2017 — American Fast Freight, Inc. (“AFF”), the largest U.S. domestic ocean freight forwarder specializing in less-than-container-load freight shipments, today announced that it had acquired Grand Worldwide Logistics (“GWW” or the “Company”). AFF is currently owned by The Resolute Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund managed by The Jordan Company,... Learn More The post Americ...
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  • Delayed Sailing Notification: Matson Tacoma 47W – 7/3/17
    ***Due to system issues the Matson Tacoma 47N sailing was delayed, which departed for Anchorage Saturday, July 1st.  They plan a 14:00 (2:00 PM AKDT) Start on Tuesday, July 4th with cargo availability starting at 15:00 (3:00 PM AKDT).*** Official Matson Communication: “Matson Tacoma 47N departed for Anchorage this morning, Saturday, July 1, at 07:42. ... Learn More The post Delayed Sailing Notif...
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  • Advanced Sailing Notification: Matson Mokihana 349W – 6/28/17
    ***Our carrier partner Matson, is exercising cautionary measures in light of internal labor negotiations and union contracts ending 6/30.  There is no cause for alarm, this was determined to provide certainty to customers.*** Official Matson Communication: “Matson remains in negotiations on new labor contracts with unions representing unlicensed crew on our ships serving Hawaii and Guam in... Le...
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  • Truck Driving Championship – WTA 2017
    Congratulations to our four participants of this year’s Washington Trucking Association (WTA) 2017 Truck Driving Championship (TDC).  For only being AFF’s second year in total attendance, we had a great turn out and lots of support for our guys.  Although our Washington drivers fell just short of qualifying for nationals; we did have one driver, Joe Bearden, who placed 1st... Learn More The post...
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  • Delay Notification: Matson Kauai V733W – 6/20/17
    **Update 6/20/17 @7:00 AM PDT: Kauai V773W sailed Oakland Monday (6/19) afternoon at 4:42 PM (PDT) with an expected revised ETA Honolulu early evening Friday, June 23.  Matson is planning to operate a night gate at their Honolulu container yard on Friday, June 23.  Neighbor Island barge schedules will be adjusted to minimize delays as much... Learn More The post Delay Notification: Matson Kauai ...
American Fast Freight, Inc.
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  • Truck Driving Championship – ATA 2017
    In Alaska, the Trucking Association (ATA) makes a big deal of their annual Truck Driving Championship (TDC) competition.  And why not, it is a really big deal.  While trucking drives the Alaskan economy, safety is a huge focus especially when inclement weather patterns affect driving conditions for the majority of the year.  Local sponsors, state organizations,... Learn More The post Truck Drivi...
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  • July 4th Schedule AFF Companies
    The following changes will be in effect the week during the 4th of July holiday. Please plan accordingly. All AFF terminals will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.  Alaska and Hawaii deliveries will be very limited on July 4th, and must be made by special arrangement. Alaska Sailings: Because the 4th of July holiday falls on... Learn More The post July 4th Schedule AFF Companies appeared first on Amer...
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  • Memorial Day 2017 Announcement
    Terminals Closed for Observance of Memorial Day, Some Cut-off Times Affected In observance of Memorial Day, most of the American Fast Freight, Hawaiian Ocean Transport and Caribbean Shipping Services terminals, as well as AFF Logistics, AFF Distribution and American Relocation Services, will be closed on Memorial Day.  While a few of our offices will be... Learn More The post Memorial Day 2017 A...
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  • TOTE Maritime Alaska to raise FSC
    TOTE Maritime Alaska sent us a notification of an increase to the fuel surcharge to Alaska.  Please see the notification below. TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed to increase its ocean fuel surcharge as published in tariff STB TOTE 701-A as follows: Tariff Item 225 will increase 2.5% from 19.5% to 22% effective Monday, May 1,... Learn More The post TOTE Maritime Alaska to raise FSC appeared first on...
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  • KFF service ending for 2016-17 Season
    TOTE Maritime Alaska sent us a notification about the suspension of KFF service.  Please see their notification below. TOTE Maritime Alaska is suspending KFF service for the season with the last sailing being northbound Voyage 17057, which departs Tacoma on Thursday, April 20, 2017. TOTE Maritime Alaska will begin the process of transitioning some pools... Learn More The post KFF service ending ...
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  • TOTE Maritime Alaska ship delay
    TOTE Maritime Alaska has notified us of a delay of the North Star.  Please see their notification below. Due to weather, the North Star Voyage 17021 is scheduled to arrive in Anchorage on Sunday, February 19th for a mid-morning discharge. Please see below for the Anchorage terminal schedule. Anchorage Terminal Schedule – February 19th: 0800... Learn More The post TOTE Maritime Alaska ship delay ...
American Fast Freight, Inc.
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  • TOTE Maritime Alaska Dry Dock Schedule
    TOTE Maritime Alaska has notified us of an upcoming drydock schedule.  Please see the notification from TOTE Maritime Alaska below. TOTE Maritime Alaska will be performing regularly scheduled dry dock maintenance on our Orca Class Vessel the “Midnight Sun” in February 2017. TOTE Maritime Alaska will sail one voyage per week for two weeks during... Learn More The post TOTE Maritime Alaska Dry Doc...
  • TOTE Maritime Alaska Fuel Surcharge Increase
    AFF received an announcement from TOTE Maritime Alaska that their fuel surcharge will be increasing.  Below is their announcement. Effective February 1, 2017, TOTE Maritime Alaska vessels will begin utilizing fuel with a maximum Sulphur content of 0.1%. This Government-mandated reduction from 1.8% to 0.1% Sulphur content is directly related to the Emission Control Area... Learn More The post TOT...
  • Fuel Surcharge Increase TOTE Maritime Alaska
    We have been notified of a fuel surcharge increase by TOTE Maritime Alaska. TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed to increase its ocean fuel surcharge as published in tariffs STB TOTE 101-A and STB TOTE 701-A as follows: •        STB TOTE 101-A Tariff will increase 1% from 16% to 17% effective Sunday, January 1, 2017; •       ... Learn More The post Fuel Surcharge Increase TOTE Maritime Alaska appeared...
  • Matson Consumer 029N Delayed Arrival
    We’ve been notified by Matson of a delay.  Please see their message below. Matson Consumer 029N departed Port Angeles last night as planned and is enroute to Anchorage. At this time, we plan a 2100 cargo operations start in Anchorage on Wednesday, 12/14, with cargo available at 2300.  The gate will be open as needed... Learn More The post Matson Consumer 029N Delayed Arrival appeared first on Am...
  • Alaska Division Holiday Calendar
    American Fast Freight Alaska Division Holiday Schedule Due to the upcoming Holidays, there will be some changes in our normal sailing schedules, expected delivery days, and receiving hours for AFF customers around the holiday weeks. Thanksgiving  The Fife terminal will be closed on Thursday 11/24 and 11/25.  Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Kenai will be... Learn More The post Alaska Division Holiday...
  • Alaska carriers file for General Rate Increase (GRI)
    To Our Valued Customers, The water carriers serving Alaska filed general rate increases with the Surface Transportation Board that will be effective November 29, 2016 by TOTE Maritime, and December 11, 2016 by Matson. American Fast Freight will be adjusting our rates to cover the increased costs and making adjustments in our AFFI 100 rules... Learn More The post Alaska carriers file for General ...
  • Fuel Surcharge Notification from TOTE Maritime Alaska
    TOTE Maritime Alaska has notified us of a FSC increase beginning December 4, 2016.  Their notice is below: TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed to increase its ocean fuel surcharge as published in tariffs STB TOTE 101-A and STB TOTE 701-A as follows: • STB TOTE 101-A Tariff will increase 1% from 15% to 16% effective Sunday,... Learn More The post Fuel Surcharge Notification from TOTE Maritime Alaska a...
  • Matson delay and schedule change
    Matson updated their vessel status on 11/7.  Below is their notice to us: As we reported, Matson Consumer 027N returned to Tacoma last night where we were able to continue with vessel repairs. We anticipate all repairs and testing to be completed tonight with a planned 0800 Tacoma departure. At this time we anticipate a... Learn More The post Matson delay and schedule change appeared first on Am...
  • Thanksgiving Schedule 2016 Announced
    American Fast Freight’s offices and freight terminals in Kenai-Soldotna, Alaska, and in Fife, Washington, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25. The Anchorage & Fairbanks office and freight terminal will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24; however, it will operate with a skeleton crew on Friday, Nov. 25. American Relocation Services... Learn More The post Thanksgiving Schedule 2016 A...
  • Hurricane Update for Puerto Rico tradelane
    AFF Family of Companies, including Caribbean Shipping Services has been updated on 10/7 by Crowley regarding Hurricane Matthew. At this time, we are experiencing disruptions with many of our services, including those involving Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, the Caribbean islands, Central America and the East Coast.  Port Everglades continues under condition Zulu.... L...
American Fast Freight, Inc.
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  • Matson announces delay into Anchorage
    Matson notified us of a delay into Anchorage.  Please see their notification below. Due to strong headwinds and heavy weather forecasted for Friday and Saturday, we currently expect the arrival of MV Matson Kodiak into Anchorage to be delayed. At this time we anticipate an 1100 start in Anchorage on Sunday, 9/11, with cargo available... Learn More The post Matson announces delay into Anchorage ap...
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