Oklahoma Relief

A shout out to the Eagle Scouts who organzied a Service Project to help victims of the Oklahoma tornados. Aloha was happy to lend a helping hand to the cause by donating necessary supplies. In addition, Aloha Freight Forwarders assisted in the transportation of the goods to Oklahoma. It is through the generosity of the…

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New to the Ohana

We are pleased to announce two additions to the Aloha Ohana.  Kari Lingo and Lyle Sarno join our Ohana as Account Managers. Kari has a broad background and proven track record in logistics and supply chain sales with strong customer relationships.  Lyle Sarno has lived in HI for over 20 years and has a strong…

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Delays in sailings

This week and next week’s sailings are going to be behind schedule.  Matson is citing weather as the main factor.  The Long Beach Wednesday departures are not departing until Thursday morning which will delay the delivery times in the islands by a day.  The Saturday sailings will arrive in Honolulu on Thursday morning, making any…

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Labor update – agreement reached

The clerical workers and their employers have reached a tentative agreement early this morning.  The pickets are gone and the longshore workers are back working the ships.  There is a back log of ships needing to be discharged, so it will be a while before everything is back to normal.  In the meantime, we are…

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Labor on west coast update

As noted in the news over the past few days, the LA/LB harbor has been severely impacted due to stalled labor contract negotiations with the Office Clerical Unit of the ILWU.  To reiterate, Aloha uses exclusively Matson Lines and their OCU workers are not part of the negotiation or disruptions.  All of Aloha’s freight is…

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