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Announcing the Opening of ALC's Houston Office
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., April 3, 2017: The opening of a new office in Houston, Texas is the latest addition to Allen Lund Company's continued growth for 2017. The Houston office will be lead by Michael Keep who comes with 11 years of transportation experience in various areas such as refrigerated, hazmat, flatbed, contract management, and LTL.
Vice President of Sales and Branch Operations, Jim McGuire commented, "We are excited Michael will be joining our team as manager of our new Houston office. He has the experience and the drive to build a great office in a city with so much opportunity."
Michael added, "I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to build an office in the fourth largest city in the U.S. Joining a proven, reputable leader in the supply chain industry in the Houston market makes for an exciting future. I couldn't be more eager to hit the ground running."
Allen Lund Company Corporate Work Study Program
Verbum Dei High School
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, Father Mike Mandala presented Allen Lund with a framed photo of the students that work with ALC. "I wanted to say how much Verbum Dei appreciates your hard work, not just for our High School, but for the entire community. Your energy, leadership and commitment is amazing. Thank you from everyone at Verbum Dei High School." Pictured with Fr. Mike and Allen is Mike Smith, another supporter of Verbum Dei's Corporate Work Study program and close friend of Allen's.
ALC & IBM
The Allen Lund Company is moving to a highly automated and flexible approach to B2B integration—enabling it to eliminate many time-consuming management tasks and manual on boarding processes.
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Joyi Logistics Tours ALC Headquarters
The Allen Lund Company through the coordination of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), had the pleasure of hosting an 18 person delegation from Joyi Logistics. Joyi Logistics sent its top executives to the U.S. to learn about the advances in supply chain and to explore opportunities in cross-border collaboration. "It was an honor to host executives from Joyi Logistics. We share many things in common including being a family business, commitment to great customer service and strong growth in new services. We look forward to a global friendship between our companies," stated Kenny Lund, VP of Support Operations. In addition to visiting Allen Lund Company headquarters (Los Angeles) they will be touring other companies in Southern California, Silicon Valley and Canada. Joyi Logistics was founded in 1999 in the coastal province of Shandong, China. Joyi provides supply solutions in transportation, warehousing, 3PL, logistics real estate, and financing. The company has more than 1200 offices throughout China with well over 3000 employees and a fleet of 1800 vehicles.
Allen Lund Company Wins "Challenger Carrier of the Year" and "Summer Sizzle Challenge" from Coca-Cola
La Cañada Flintridge California - The Allen Lund Company is excited to be awarded Coca-Cola's 2015 Challenger Carrier of the Year award, and placing first in their Summer Sizzle Challenge. The Challenger Carrier of the Year award is determined by VA score, how many loads moved, and feedback from surveys. The Summer Sizzle Challenge is determined by overall service levels, and load volume in a 16 week period from May to August.
"We are honored to be recognized by Coca-Cola as Challenger Carrier of the Year for 2015. It is very fulfilling to see our hard work acknowledged and I'm very proud of everyone at ALC who works so hard on this account," stated Eddie Lund, Vice President of Sales & Branch Operations. "We are very grateful to Coca-Cola for being a great business partner and for caring enough to recognize us in this way."
"Allen Lund Company has a long standing business relationship with Coca-Cola Company and our people have put a lot of time and effort into building that relationship. It is very nice to see those efforts recognized with this award," added Troy Magers, Manager of ALC San Antonio. "We look forward to providing more outstanding service and continuing to build that relationship in the coming years."
New Nashville office opening
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., January 12, 2017: The Allen Lund Company is starting off the year with its newest office opening. ALC is pleased to announce the opening of its Nashville office which will be managed by John Maxwell. Vice President of Sales Branch Operations, Jim McGuire commented, "John brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to our company and we are excited he is joining our team. Nashville is a terrific city and opening an office there fits in perfectly with our plans to grow."
Maxwell brings 17 years of diverse 3PL experience to ALC and is eager to join the team. I am honored to join Allen Lund Company, with its rich history and stellar reputation with customers, carriers and employees. I look forward to sharing that same high level of service, commitment and integrity here in Nashville," stated John Maxwell.