Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, August 30, 2015, the ocean fuel surcharge will decrease from current 24.5% down to 22.5%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments, but passes on downward adjustments as soon as possible. Shipments received/processed by Aloha…Details
Please note that the fuel surcharge for local Southern California pickups performed by Aloha Freight Forwarders has been reduced from 19.0% to 17.0% effective Monday, August 3, 2015.
Please be aware that the Saturday, July 4th sailing will depart as normally scheduled. Aloha’s cut-off times for Friday, July 3rd are affected as here under. Our terminal cut-off for receiving general cargo for the Saturday sailing will be a 12:00pm. Pick-ups must be scheduled and ready by 12:00pm. We appreciate your understanding with the…Details
Please be advised that the fuel surcharge for local Southern California pickups and deliveries will increase from 17% to 19% effective June 01, 2015. Thank you for your understanding.
The labor issues that plagued the west coast ports last year and the earlier part of this year were disastrous to the smooth flow of ocean cargo. A mediator helped management and union leaders agree on the most contentious points. However, the union members still had to vote on what was agreed upon. The vote…Details
Please be advised that LA/Long Beach ports will shut down all day on Tuesday 4/21, to accommodate a Longshoreman Stop Work meeting. The vessel will depart Wednesday evening instead of Wednesday morning, as originally scheduled. The ship will arrive in Honolulu the following Monday. Deliveries will be one day later than usual. We apologize for…Details
Please note that the fuel surcharge for local Southern California pickups performed by Aloha Freight Forwarders has been reduced from 18.5% to 17.0% effective Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Matson has advised us that the Wednesday, April 1 vessel departure of the RJ Pfeiffer from Long Beach has been delayed to Friday, April 3. This is the result of harsh weather that delayed its arrival into Long Beach from China. The late sailing will mean that the vessel will arrive in Honolulu on Tuesday,…Details