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Dear Valued Customers,


The following is provided for your information:

Holiday Schedules

The offices listed below will be closed for the holidays as follows:

United States – Hilo, HI and New Jersey CFS

Presidents’ Day


February 18



Labour Day (Fremantle)

Labour Day (Melbourne)

Canberra Day (Canberra)

March Public Holiday (Adelaide)

March 4

March 11

March 11

March 11


Please remember that certain offices are across the International Dateline. The dates above are their dates, not the actual U.S. date.

Changes to Thursday, February 14, 2019 Barge Arrivals for the Hilo and Kahului Ports



We were informed by Young Brothers, Hawaii’s interisland transportation company, there are changes in the Thursday, February 14, 2019 barge arrivals for Hilo and Kahului ports. This is due to large northwest swells and high winds causing unsafe conditions which prevented safe entry into these ports.


Please find Young Brother’s barge details below.


Hilo Port

The barge Ha‘aheo, originally scheduled to arrive in Hilo Thursday, will wait out current storm 
conditions at the Port of Kawaihae. No cargo will be discharged at the Port of Kawaihae.

Maui Port

The barge KRS 286-6, originally scheduled to arrive in Kahului Thursday, has returned back to 
Honolulu due to continued unsafe conditions at the Port of Kahului. The Thursday scheduled sailing to 
Kahului will sail as scheduled for a Friday, February 15, 2019, arrival subject to weather 
conditions. Please be aware that current weather conditions are not forecasted to improve, so 
Friday, February 15th’s barge arrival into Kahului may be affected as well.

Recovery plans for all sailings are currently under review.

Please check with your local DHX – Dependable Hawaiian Express office for further information with respect to these delays. Once the freight arrives safely on the islands our trucking operations will do everything in their power to expedite the handling of your shipments to minimize any further delay.


DHX Blog – Shipping Insights

We encourage you to visit our blog at to see our latest updates, progress, helpful hints, and shipping insights. Once there you can access links to our Facebook pages, with some of more noteworthy items being:


New Honolulu Warehouse - We’re building a new warehouse and distribution center in the heart of the industrial district in Honolulu. Visit our page to view the progress of the building project.


Beard for Buck$ - A campaign to help raise money for charity, that will help the homeless in Hawaii. So far with our participating partnerships, we have earmarked over $25,000 for charity, with 4 more months until the completion of our new warehouse. You can see monthly updates regarding the current length of the beard.


The 2 charities listed below, will be receiving 100% of all donations:

·         Kahauiki Village

·         The Salvation Army-Hawaiian and Pacific Islands!/donation/checkout


We hope that you join us in this fun, yet charitable cause. #beardforbucks #honolulu #hawaii


Just so you know, for a single donation of $10,000, Brad Dechter, the President of DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, and DGX (Dependable Global Express) is willing to dye his beard purple, one of the official colors of Dependable Supply Chain Services, for a month!

For $25,000 he will dye the beard and his hair too, for a month! It’s all for a great cause, folks!


If you are thinking of donating to a worthy cause, this is it! We appreciate any donation you can make to help the homeless in Honolulu.


Should you have additional questions, please contact your local office, or our Corporate Customer Service center at 800-488-4888, Ext. 2020, or email us at


Thank you for your business - we appreciate it!