To move freight better than anyone.


To create value for our shareholders by:

  • Being our customers’ first choice,
  • Being a great place to work,
  • Improving the communities in which we work and live,
  • Being an environmental leader in our industry, and
  • Leveraging our core strengths to drive growth and increase profitability.


Matson is guided by the following principles in serving our shareholders, customers, employees and communities:

  • Integrity: We conduct all we do on behalf of Matson with respect, candor and honesty.
  • Accountability: We strive to fulfill commitments 100% of the time, and when we fall short, we acknowledge, recover and learn from our mistakes.
  • Teamwork: We leverage our resources and diverse talent to achieve superior results.
  • Achievement: We promote individual and organizational success.
  • Innovation: We value creativity, initiative and agility.
  • Safety: We make workplace safety our highest priority both on land and at sea.
  • Environment: We are a leader in environmental stewardship and consider the environment in all we do.
  • Community: We contribute positively to the communities in which we work and live.
  • Rich History: We have a long, proud history that we honor in all we do.