DHX – Dependable Hawaiian Express is commonly viewed as one of the most experienced, reliable, and innovative freight forwarders serving the Hawaiian market. Since 1980, the focus of our dedicated team of professionals has made shipping to Hawaii simple. Whether shipping full containers (FCL) or less than container load (LCL), we offer a variety of transportation solutions suitable to your particular shipping requirements from anywhere in the continental United States. Whether ocean freight or airfreight, full container load or less than container load, we provide personalized shipping services with the ease and convenience of working with one company.

DHX – Dependable Hawaiian Express ships to Hawaii from California (Long Beach and Oakland) and from Washington (Seattle). With terminals on Oahu, Maui and the Island of Hawaii, and with the support of our delivery agents in Hilo and Kauai, we provide seamless coverage to all the major Hawaiian Islands.

The Company provides the following services:

  • Ocean and Air shipping and logistics
  • FCL and LCL, eastbound and westbound, to Hawaii and from Hawaii
  • Shipping to Guam from all islands
  • Inter-Island consolidation service
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capability
  • Arrival notices and invoices via mail, email or fax
  • Customizable tracking and automatic notifications based on specific milestones
  • Local Trucking
  • Warehousing & Storage

What makes us different?

  • All available weekly sailings utilized from the Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle ports
  • Company owned terminals and equipment for delivering in Oahu, Maui and Kona
  • The most flexible sailing cut-offs in the industry
  • Flexible delivery; whether off hours or last mile, your delivery requirements are met
  • Consistent transit times – selection of the right ocean carrier
  • Delivery within 48 hours of container availability
  • Small package distribution and delivery

Specialized services/Industry specialties we offer:

  • Retail store/mall expertise
  • Carton level barcode tracking and visibility
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Heavy Haul
  • Consolidations and Projects
  • Project cargo services for oversized merchandise and machinery
  • Heavy Lift – Forklift and Crane
  • Roll-On/Roll-Off (RoRo)
  • White Glove/Final Mile delivery
  • Assembly and installation
  • Flat Rack and Open Top
  • Crating, shrink wrapping, vacuum packing
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Refrigerated/Frozen (FCL only)

Quoting of rates

  • Rate quotes require shipment specifications: commodity description, dimensions of item(s) being shipped (length, width and height), number of pieces and weight, origin and destination addresses. For LCL quotes, use our convenient Quick Quote feature.
Remember, the next time you’re going to ship to Hawaii, and for all your Hawaii shipping needs, ship DHX – Dependable Hawaiian Express!

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DHX  Dependable Hawaiian Express, Inc., Freight Forwarding, East Rancho Dominguez, CA
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