39. Lynden Inc.

Data through December 31, 2016


Anchorage, Alaska



Jim Jansen (Chairman); Jon Burdick (President and CEO); Alexander McKallor (COO); Brad McKeown (CFO); Everett Billingslea (CLO)

Revenue (000)


Lynden Transport (dry van, refrigerated and flatbed TL, LTL)

Brown Line (refrigerated TL)

LTI Inc. (liquid and dry bulk)

Alaska West Express (chemical and petroleum tank, intermodal, dry bulk, flatbed/heavy specialized, oil field services)

Lynden International (air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution, returned goods management, commercial and residential delivery, trade show exhibits)

Alaska Marine Lines (barge)

Lynden Air Cargo (airfreight)

Lynden Logistics (transportation management, dedicated contract carriage)

Lynden Training Center (hazardous materials response training)

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100 A&R Logistics

Ranking reflects previous year's data.



Less Than Truckload
Truckload Dedicated
Intermodal/ Drayage
Flatbed/ Heavy Specialized
Package/ Courier
Motor Vehicle/ Driveaway
Household Goods/ Commercial Delivery
Tank Truck/ Bulk
Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL)
Air/ Expedited
Other (i.e. Brokerage/ Logistics, Mail)

Maintenance Practices

Preventive Maintenance
Engine Overhauls
Body Work on Tractors or Trailers
Trailer Refrigeration Unit Maintenance and Repairs
Tire Repairs
Auxiliary Power Maintenance and Repair
Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning
Wheel-End Maintenance

Fuel Use

Hybrid/ Electric

Technology Applications

Dispatch and Routing Software
Engine Diagnostics and Onboard Computers
In-cab Driver Video Monitoring
Tire Pressure Monitoring
Lane Departure Warning Systems
Driver Management
Electronic Logging Device
Maintenance and Parts Software
Mobile Phones
Vehicle Tracking/ GPS
Speed Limiters

Fast Facts

654 company-owned tractors
114 owner-operated tractors
2,889 trailers
2,817 chassis
1 straight trucks
38 pickups and vans

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