La Cañada Flintridge Calif., –Allen Lund Company had a very humbling 2018 in their third successful year of an array of acts of kindness from their nationwide offices. Continuing the success from ALC’s 40th year in business in 2016, ALC once again completed over 70 acts of kindness and $250,000 in charitable giving.
“My parents taught me that it’s great to be able to give money, but even better to get involved. If you have something you can share or help an organization, then give your time and energy” commented, President Eddie Lund. “In my dad’s last address to company management; he wanted to make sure the acts of kindness continue. He felt it should be a cornerstone of the company, and that Allen Lund Company is known for giving back to their communities.”
Every ALC office is encouraged to take time to complete an act of kindness of their choice. The variety of activities included raising funds, donating time and services, donating food/care packets, race challenges and honoring veterans.
Offices across the country participated in projects including:
- Circle V Ranch Camp
- Children’s Miracle Network
- Toys for Tots
- Military Heroes
- Central FL Police K9 Competition
- Navidad en el Barrio
- Society of St. Vincent de Paul
- Mission Haiti
- The Michael Hoefflin Foundation
Some regional organizations comprised of:
- Therapeutic Riding Institute (Cincinnati)
- Homeward Bound (Phoenix)
- Isabella Santos Foundation (Charlotte)
- United Way Day of Caring (Rochester)
- Adopt a Highway (Madison)
- Eleanor’s Elves (Portland)
- Kid’s Food Basket (Grand Rapids)
ALC has a long affiliation with giving back and supporting local communities which is a testament to the success of the company. These acts are a just a small part in showing people in these communities how grateful we are for their support while promoting a good cause.
About Allen Lund Company:
Specializing as a national third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices and over 500 employees, the Allen Lund Company works with shippers and carriers across the nation to arrange dry, refrigerated (specializing in produce), and flatbed freight; additionally, the Allen Lund Company has a logistics and software division, ALC Logistics, and an International Division licensed by the FMC as an OTI-NVOCC #019872NF. If you are interested in joining the Allen Lund Company team, please click here.
Established in 1976, the Allen Lund Company was recognized by Logistics Tech Outlook for our software division ALC Logistics as a 2018 Top 10 Freight Management Solution Providers, 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers, 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100, 2017 Food Logistics 100+ Top Software and Tech Provider, a 2016 Top IT Provider by Inbound Logistics, 2015 Coca-Cola Challenger Carrier of the Year, 2015 Top Private Company in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal, 2015 Top 100+ Software and Technology Providers, 2015 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics, a 2014 Great Supply Chain Partner, and was placed in Transport Topics’ “2014 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms.” The company manages over 365,000 loads annually, and received the 2013 “Best in Cargo Security Award.” In 2011, the company received the TIA 3PL Samaritan Award, and NASTC (National Association of Small Trucking Companies) named Allen Lund Company the 2010 Best Broker of the Year.
More information is available at www.allenlund.com.