Allen Lund Company Press Release
ALC Announcing Promotions in the Charlotte Office
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., November 3, 2016  - The Allen Lund Company is proud to announce the appointment of Jim McGuire Manager, ALC Charlotte to Vice President Sales and Branch Operations. McGuire will be involved with working with other offices in mentoring/training as well as oversight in Business Development and Sales Protocols.   " 18 years ago Allen Lund took a chance on me and gave me an opportunity to be a part of this great organization. I am very thankful for this new opportunity and look forward to the increased responsibilities in my new role," stated Jim McGuire. McGuire opened the Charlotte office in May 1998 and for the past 18 years has grown the office to be a top producer for the company. "Hiring Jim to open the Charlotte office was one of the better moves of my career. He has been outstanding from the first day he joined ALC," said Allen Lund, President and CEO.

Following this transition, Nate Thomas will be taking over managing the Charlotte office.    "Since joining the company 14 years ago Nate has played a vital role in the success of the Charlotte office. He has the work ethic, leadership skills and drive to take this office to the next level. I am excited to continue working with Nate as the new Manager of Charlotte!" Nate joined the Charlotte office in 2012 and has been promoted twice previously. "I am thankful Jim took a chance in hiring me 14 years ago. I believe his mentorship and my experience have prepared me well to take on this new challenge.  We have a great experienced crew in Charlotte, and I am very appreciative of the opportunity,'' stated Nate Thomas. 

Jim McGuire  began his career with the Allen Lund Company Charlotte office in 1998. McGuire graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BA in Political Science. In 2016 he was appointed to Vice President Sales and Branch Operations. 

Nate Thomas began his career as a transportation broker in 2002 and became Operations Manager in 2012 in the Charlotte office. Thomas attended Western Carolina University where he received a BA in Marketing. In 2016 he was promoted to Manager of the Charlotte office. 

About Allen Lund Company:

Specializing as a national third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices and over 400 employees, the Allen Lund Company works with shippers and carriers across the nation to transport 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 selected as a 2015 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics, a 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, a 2014 Great Supply Chain Partner, and was placed in Transport Topics' "2014 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms."  The company managed over 300,000 shipments in 2014, and received the 2013 "Best in Cargo Security Award."  In 2011 the company received the TIA 3PL Samaritan Award, and the NASTC (National Association of Small Trucking Companies) named Allen Lund Company the 2010 Best Broker of the Year.  More information is available at

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Nora Trueblood, Director 

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Nate Thomas, Manager

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Charlotte, NC 28226
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