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Span Alaska Named Safest Truck Fleet Operator in Alaska [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.22.2018]

Span Alaska Transportation earned three awards from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA), recognizing its commitment to personal and professional safety on the highways, at its terminals, and at customer delivery locations throughout the state.
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SPAN ALASKA Named 2016 Specialty LTL Carrier of the Year [ORLANDO, FL – Posted on 04.11.2017]

Span Alaska Transportation was named “Specialty LTL Carrier of the Year” at NASSTRAC’s annual conference today in Orlando, FL. The award recognizes excellence in LTL carriers that perform in markets whose scope and geography require specialized service and exceptional reliability.
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Ocean Carriers Announce General Rate Increase for 2017 [Auburn – Posted on 11.11.2016]

Matson Lines has announced their annual GRI increases for 2017.
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Matson Rated #1 Ocean Carrier for Third Consecutive Year
Matson Logistics and Span Alaska Also Honored [Auburn – Posted on 08.17.2016]

HONOLULU, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Matson, Inc. (MATX) subsidiary Matson Navigation Company, a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has been rated by shipping customers as the top ocean carrier in the world...
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Matson Logistics Completes Acquisition of Span Alaska [Auburn – Posted on 08.04.2016]

We are pleased to announce that the transaction making our company a subsidiary of Matson Logistics has been completed and Span Alaska is now officially part of the Matson family...
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Matson Logistics To Acquire Span Alaska [Auburn – Posted on 07.18.2016]

We are excited to inform you that Matson Logistics, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Span Alaska Transportation, LLC...
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Return of MV Matson Tacoma [Anchorage - Posted on 05.13.2016]

We are pleased to announce that Matson Tacoma is returning from dry dock and will soon be re-entering Alaska service...
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Maritime Alaska SOLAS Communication [Anchorage - Posted on 05.13.2016]

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require, as a condition for loading a packed container onto a ship for export, each container to have a verified weight...
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With Latest Aquisition, Auburn Freight Company Becomes One of the Largest in Washington [AUBURN/ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.27.2015]

Span Alaska Transportation is closing the Fife offices of Pacific Alaska Freightways and moving the business to the company's headquarters in Auburn. Span Alaska acquired Pacific in September ...
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Span Alaska’s President Welcomes PAF [AUBURN/ANCHORAGE – Posted on 9.17.2015]

Span Alaska and Pacific Alaska Freightways are now one company!
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Span Alaska Transportation Acquires Pacific Alaska Freightways [AUBURN/ANCHORAGE – Posted on 9.17.2015]

Span Alaska Transportation, a leading provider of freight and logistics management services for the Alaska market today announced it has acquired Pacific Alaska Freightways.
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Matson Completes Alaska Acquisition For $469 Million [HONOLULU – Posted on 5.29.2015]

Matson, Inc. today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Horizon Lines, Inc., which includes Horizon’s Alaska operations and the assumption of all non-Hawaii business liabilities.
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Bill Meszaros Joins Span Alaska Transportation as VP of Sales and Marketing [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 1.10.2015]

Bill Meszaros has joined Span Alaska Transportation as vice president of sales and marketing. He replaces Kathy Lorec who recently retired after 33 years of service with the freight company.
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Port of Anchorage Cargo Update [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 2.20.2015]

The Port of Anchorage has experienced an increase in overall tonnage in 2014 – the first uptick in three years.
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Employee Longevity Key To Span Alaska’s Success [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 8.20.2015]

Span Alaska is delighted to celebrate with several longtime employees who recently hit major milestones of 10 to 30 years of service with the company.
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Evergreen Pacific Partners Completes Investment in Span Alaska Transportation, Inc. [SEATTLE – Posted on 4.7.2014]

Evergreen Pacific Partners, Washington State’s largest private equity fund, announced today that it has completed an investment in Auburn, Washington-based Span Alaska Transportation, Inc. a leading provider of freight and logistics management services for the Alaska market.
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