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A: Yes, Estes provides direct service to virtually any point in Hawaii.
A: Estes offers comprehensive service both to and from Hawaii.
A: For a quick rate quote, call us toll-free at 1-866-ESTES4U (866-378-3748) and press 442. You can also get a volume or truckload rate through My Estes using the Volume/Truckload Rate Request link or by calling our Volume and Truckload team at 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3748), and press 31.
A: Yes, we offer volume and truckload or container load services. You can get a volume or truckload rate through My Estes using the Volume/Truckload Rate Request link or by calling our Volume and Truckload team at 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3748), and press 31.
A: Our regular LTL ground rates apply as far as the California terminal closest to the sailing port (primarily La Mirada, CA, for the Port of Long Beach). Ocean and delivery rates are based on freight cube for each destination ZIP code.
A: It’s easy. You can track a Hawaii shipment online the same way you would track any other domestic freight with the PRO, Bill of Lading, Purchase Order or Interline PRO numbers. Or, you can call 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3728), and press 4442.
A: Our sailing chart shows origin and destination cities, the cut time in the La Mirada, CA, terminal, the sail day, the port arrival day and the delivery days to the ultimate destination.
A: For Hawaii-bound freight, contact the terminal nearest you to schedule a pickup. For a pickup in Hawaii, call 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3748), and press 44.
A: Estes has been shipping between the mainland and Hawaii since 1981. That means you reap the benefits of more than three and a half decades of experience.
A: Two sailings each week go to Honolulu, one sailing a week goes to Kahului, and sailings to Lihue and Hilo leave every other week.
A: Consolidation and loading is done from our La Mirada, CA, terminal for sailings primarily out of the Port of Long Beach.
A: Since Hawaii shipments are domestic freight, a Bill of Lading is the only required form. We deliver each Hawaii shipment on an Estes freight bill.
A: Shipments travel by Estes’ LTL ground to our La Mirada, CA, terminal. From there, we load the freight on either our own logistics-bar containers or on ocean containers reserved exclusively for Estes, which are then taken to the Port of Long Beach where ocean transport providers sail directly to Honolulu. Freight destined for other islands is transloaded at the Honolulu port for delivery to its ultimate destination.