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Truck Driving Championship – WTA 2017

Congratulations to our four participants of this year’s Washington Trucking Association (WTA) 2017 Truck Driving Championship (TDC).  For only being AFF’s second year in total attendance, we had a great turn out and lots of support for our guys.  Although our Washington drivers fell just short of qualifying for nationals; we did have one...
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Truck Driving Championship – ATA 2017

In Alaska, the Trucking Association (ATA) makes a big deal of their annual Truck Driving Championship (TDC) competition.  And why not, it is a really big deal.  While trucking drives the Alaskan economy, safety is a huge focus especially when inclement weather patterns affect driving conditions for the majority of the...
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Appointment Scheduling Procedures Fife Terminal

American Fast Freight has newly defined receiving and Appointment Scheduling Procedures Fife Terminal in Fife, WA.  Please see our instructions below. 1.) Please direct any questions or concerns to our Dispatch/Traffic/Transportation Department. 2.) American Fast Freight Fife terminal is now scheduling appointments for received loads.  All other loads will be loaded...
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Shipping to Alaska

When shipping to Alaska, there are many things to consider.  From how to prepare your cargo, what type of insurance do you need and why, what the Jones Act is and why it matters and the type of trailer or container your cargo will go in.

Build a pallet like a pro for ocean transport

Considering the movement and handling that may occur during ocean transport, it’s expected that your product will shift inside the container. When loaded into a container, shipments are blocked and braced to secure and limit movement. However, this can do only so much to protect your goods. Pallets need to...
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