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Allen Lund Company Announces Corporate Promotions
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., April 30, 2019: Allen Lund Company has announced the promotion to vice president of three current office managers. These promotions include Bob Rose, manager ALC San Francisco promoted to vice president produce sales, who will report to ALC President, Eddie Lund; Tracey Lewin, manager ALC Los Angeles now vice president brokerage operations and Lenny Sciarappa, manager ALC Boston also promoted to vice president brokerage operations. Lewin and Sciarappa will both report to Executive Vice President, Jim McGuire.
"The Allen Lund Company has made changes to the organization, elevating current vice presidents to executive vice president status," stated Eddie Lund, president of the company, adding "this gave us the ability to promote three very successful managers to vice president positions. Both Tracey and Lenny will oversee brokerage operations which will enable them to mentor offices and provide additional leadership. Bob will work with specific ALC produce customers and continue to focus on the development of larger accounts."
"I look forward to working with even more ALC people along with some of the best customers in the produce industry," stated Bob Rose, "In my 33 years with the company, I've had the good fortune to work with and witness many market changes, technology innovations, and forward thinkers. I thank the leadership team for giving me this opportunity."
"Joining the Allen Lund Company 23 years ago was one of the best decisions in my career. After meeting Allen, it was clear that this was a high integrity company, and that people that worked within the organization were a true extension of his family," Lenny Sciarappa stated. "I am honored and thankful to the executive team who gave me this opportunity."
Tracey Lewin added, "The day I landed at the Allen Lund Company over 30 years ago, was the beginning of some of the most rewarding parts of my life, to date, both personally and professionally. I discovered not only a second family at ALC but a sense of purpose and drive that was consistently met with trust and opportunity."
Allen Lund Company Announces Indianapolis Office
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., April 3, 2019: Allen Lund Company is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Indianapolis, Indiana. The office will be lead by Trent Roberts. A 1998 Graduate of Indiana State University with a degree in Technology MGMT, Trent worked for his national fraternity (Sigma Phi Epsilon) upon graduation. He began his career in Logistics in 2010 working for a logistics firm in Indianapolis, IN as the director of sales.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Branch Operations, Jim McGuire commented, "We are excited Trent will be joining our team as the manager of our newest office in Indianapolis. Trent comes to us with many years of experience and we are confident he will build a strong team in a city with so much opportunity."
Trent added, "I believe the Indianapolis office will be successful based on our ability and desire to build relationships with business partners and the established ALC offices. Personally, I am proud to be a part of such a well-respected company and look forward to making Indianapolis successful."
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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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."