One of the more interesting and challenging aspects of working in Alaska is the weather. Everyone knows that Alaska is a cold place in the winter. However, there are many interesting facts about Alaska’s weather that most people do not know.
We have been in the shipping business for over 50 years now; however, it is not uncommon for one of our customer service representatives to have the following conversation: “Hi, I have a very large item that needs to get to Alaska as soon as possible. What is the best way for me to get my shipment there?” To which our representative will always respond: “Alaska Air Forwarding can ship that for you.”
Alaska is a state that is known for many things, such as long summers, long, cold winters, the Iditarod and a vast expanse of land that is rich in natural resources and wildlife. In the fifty plus years that we have served Alaska as a freight forwarding company, one of the things that we have never grown tired of is the opportunity to observe the fascinating wildlife that inhabits the state.
Alaska’s fishing industry is the primary industry in the state of Alaska. Not only is this industry the primary revenue source for the state, but Alaska’s fishing industry also supplies our nation’s food chain with fresh fish. This being the case, industry officials closely monitor a variety of circumstances that will impact the industry overall.