Hawaiian Ocean Transport (HOT) is your trusted and reliable transportation and logistics company who (along with our affiliated companies and divisions) provide a wide range of ocean freight consolidating and forwarding, trucking and warehousing-distribution services to Hawaii and Guam. We are one of the few Jones Act companies that can ship cargo to and from the special Hawaiian markets. From concentrated cities like Honolulu to the remote locations like the “Seven Pools” in Hana, we know them all.
Hawaiian Ocean Transport, Inc. (HOT) is a transportation and logistics company headquartered in Fife, Washington. HOT is part of the AFF, Inc. (AFF) family. Together with its affiliated companies and divisions, HOT provides a wide range of ocean freight forwarding, trucking, project logistics and cold chain services.
HOT operates several state-of-the-art facilities and container freight stations throughout the United States, including our flagship Fife, WA (Tacoma/Seattle) location, our San Leandro (Oakland) and Carson (Los Angeles) California warehouses and new created Honolulu, Hawaii office.
At HOT, we specialize in providing local market expertise in a wide range of over-the-water transportation services to the often hard to reach destinations in and around Hawaii and Guam by both steamship and barge lines.
Our company is built on the foundation of treating each and every customer with the “Aloha Spirit”. Our team of experts live and work in the areas we service and know the island like the back of their hands. With HOT, there’s always a way to ship the most complex of items to and around Hawaii and Guam. We do not send air cargo; all transports are serviced via steamship or barge. So you can rest assured knowing your shipment will be handled with care.
Under their freight forwarding authority, HOT Logistics can provide customers with competitively priced full truck and rail services within the continental United States. Full trailer load over-the-road service is offered for dry and refrigerated shipments…
Hawaii’s cold chain freight forwarder is Hawaiian Ocean Transport. Your temperature sensitive goods never leave a temperature protected environment.
Heavy, oversized cargo that requires special equipment to handle or move can be a challenge for some logistics companies. That’s not a problem at AFF Logistics. We’re well-versed in the special requirements of moving this kind of cargo.
Project Logistics handles all of our unusual cargo and difficult logistics projects. Arranging all of the logistics of your next large Hawaiian Islands project is just what we do!
The quotes are fast and the service is exceptional – pickup requests are granted same day or next day. It helps us ship quickly and makes our customers happy. You make my life easier. 🙂
HOT does a great job for me in communicating and finding solutions to have our products picked up quickly from the stores. Great job!
We want to express our appreciation for keeping us informed about our container shipment. I sincerely appreciate when I am kept informed of a delay. I can schedule my staff accordingly, thereby maximizing work time.Your staff has been an important part of this and is great to work with.
AFF has been the backbone of our logistics needs. We’ve always been able to rely on the quality service and unparalleled service that AFF provides on a regular basis. We are so happy to be working with such great people!