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DHX - Dependable Hawaiian Express


Dear Valued Customer,
The following is provided for your information:
It’s That Time of Year
As is the past practice, the Alaska ocean carriers have announced their General Rate Increases (GRI’s). In response to the rate increases being imposed on the Alaskan Market and DAX-Dependable Alaskan Express, we will be implementing rate increases effective January 1st, 2022. Your account managers will be in contact to discuss further details.
Holiday Schedules

In observation of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the DAX-Dependable Alaskan Express Kent office will be closed on Friday, December 24th, and Friday, December 31st.
For Christmas week, we will have sailings to Alaska on Wednesday, December 22nd, and Friday, December 24th. The cargo cutoff for the Friday voyage for K.F.F., hazardous and refrigerated freight, is 10:00 A.M., and for dry cargo, the cutoff is 2:00 P.M on Thursday, December 23rd. Any shipments that sail on December 22nd will continue to deliver as scheduled. For any shipments that sail on December 24th, deliveries will commence on Wednesday and Thursday, December 29th December 30th, and continue through Monday and Tuesday, January 3rd and 4th, 2022. 
For New Year’s week, we will have one sailing to Alaska on Wednesday, December 29th, with deliveries as usually scheduled. We will be open on Thursday, December 30th, and closed Friday, December 31st. Any cargo received on Thursday will sail on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. Please plan accordingly for booking, dispatching, and equipment needs. If you have any questions, please contact our Kent office directly at (253) 872-6599.
Airfreight Services

Our affiliate DGX-Dependable Global Express specializes in global air freight forwarding between the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, the Pacific Rim countries, China, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. Our employees are committed to providing excellent service that is unparalleled in the industry. Our passion is to help our customers by making air freight shipping easy while maintaining the highest level of international and domestic air freight services available within our industry. Please email for a personalized quote.
There is so much news available, and we felt it was not necessary to comment other than to state that from the U.S. Mainland, there have been no delays impacting Alaska. Imports from Asia are still experiencing delays as a result of some ocean carriers canceling sailings, thus impacting air freight capacity.
At the Dependable Companies, we maintain an Emergency Response Plan to ensure your shipments and our services remain consistent. This plan includes our Associates and Management working from home, as well as providing us all with as safe a workplace as possible under the circumstances. Our goal is to continue to serve you with the excellent service to which you are accustomed. We are working hard and smart to continue to provide solutions during these difficult times!
Should you have additional questions, please contact your local office at (253) 872-6599 or our Corporate Customer Service Center at (800) 488-4888, Ext. 2020, or email us at
We want to wish you and your loved ones a very happy, healthy, and safe Holiday Season! We hope that 2022 is all of your best years yet!
Thank you for your business - we appreciate it!