New Year’s Holiday – Early Cut-off

October 4, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please note that Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed on January 1 (Monday) for the New Year’s holiday. We will have an early cut-off; general freight needs to be scheduled for pick-up by noon and/or on our dock by 2:00pm on Friday, December 29 for the Saturday, December 30 sailing (Hazmat cut-off is Thursday, December 28 by 4:00pm).

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Christmas Holiday – Early Cut-off

October 4, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please note that Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed on December 25 (Monday) for the Christmas holiday. We will have an early cut-off; general freight needs to be scheduled for pick-up by noon and/or on our dock by 2:00pm on Friday, December 22 for the Saturday, December 23 sailing (Hazmat cut-off is Thursday, December 21 by 4:00pm).

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Thanksgiving Holiday – Early Cut-Off

October 4, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please note that Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed on November 23-24 (Thursday/Friday) for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will have an early cut-off; general freight needs to be scheduled for pick-up by 10:00am and/or on our dock by noon on Wednesday, November 22 for the Saturday, November 25 sailing (Hazmat cut-off is Tuesday, November 21 by 4:00pm).

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CA Fuel Surcharge Increase – 09/17/2017

September 11, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please be advised that the Fuel Surcharge for local Southern California pickups and deliveries will increase from 15.5% to 18% effective September 17, 2017. Thank you for your understanding.

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Labor Day Schedule

August 23, 2017 | Category: Company News

Aloha Freight will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, September 5. Please have hazardous material shipments for the Wednesday, September 6 sailing tendered to our Aloha Freight Compton dock by noon on Tuesday, September 5. Non-hazardous material shipment cutoff remains same (by 4:00pm Tuesday, Sept. 5).

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Advanced Sailing – Mokihana 349W

June 28, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please be advised that Matson has just announced that they will be moving the Saturday morning 07/1/17 sailing of the Mokihana 349W forward with an earlier departure of late evening Friday 06/30/17. This decision was made to provide certainty for their customers, as the labor contracts with unions representing unlicensed crew on their ships expires June 30 at midnight Pacific time. Matson remains cautiously optimistic about …

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Independence Day Schedule

June 1, 2017 | Category: Company News

Aloha Freight will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. Please have all hazardous material shipments tendered to our Aloha Freight Compton dock by noon on Monday, July 3 for the Wednesday sailing. Non-hazardous freight will need to be received by 4:00pm on Monday, July 3 for the Wednesday sailing. There will be no deliveries in Hawaii on July 4, however …

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Memorial Day Schedule

May 25, 2017 | Category: Company News

Aloha Freight will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. Please have hazardous material shipments for the Wednesday, May 31 sailing tendered to our Aloha Freight Compton dock by noon on Tuesday, May 30. Non-hazardous material shipment cutoff remains same (by 4:00pm Tuesday, May 30).

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 04/16/2017

March 16, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, April 16, 2017, the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 25% up to 27.25%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after April 16, 2017 will have the new increased fuel surcharge rate of 27.25% applied.

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UPDATE: Vessel Delay – Navigator V023 W

March 9, 2017 | Category: Company News

The Navigator V023 W will be arriving Honolulu earlier than anticipated, and is now estimated to dock on Thursday, March 9 at 17:00. It is expected that deliveries should therefore be available on Friday, March 10. Thank you for your understanding, we will continue to post any further updates as needed. We appreciate your support.

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