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Category Archives: Alaska

Inventory Shipments to Alaska

Alaska is one of the most beautiful places in the United States; however, it is also one of the most expensive places to ship inventory. Alaska Air Forwarding can efficiently and quickly transport anything.

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Shipping to Alaska

Alaska‚Äôs varied and vast terrain, unpredictable and sometimes harsh weather, and distance from the lower 48 states can make shipping very challenging. However, knowing what to expect is part of the battle when shipping consumer goods, supplies for the mining company, products exported to major retailers, or supplies sent to the oil companies. Alaska does…
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The Alaska Construction Industry

Alaska Air Forwarding has had a hand in building Alaska over the years, supporting the industry in commercial and residential construction areas. Construction occurs year-round in Alaska. However, most building happens during the extra-long days of summer when the sun shines between 17 and 24 hours a day. The long summer days make for a…
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The Commercial Fishing Industry in Alaska

According to McDowell Group (2020), Alaska produces about 60% of the nation's commercial fisheries, producing various seafood, including salmon, crab, Pacific cod, shrimp, and more. The fisheries provide tens of thousands of full-time and seasonal jobs. In addition, seafood is Alaska's largest export, making up more than half of all export value. This is why…
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