Allen Lund Company Press Release
Brent Purvis Joins the Fresh Produce & Floral Council
Apprentice Program
La Cañada Flintridge Calif., March 25, 2021:
Brent Purvis with the Allen Lund Company along with 11 individuals has joined the 2021 Fresh Produce & Floral Council (FPFC) Apprentice Program.

"Having been involved in the Program since its inception – as a graduate of Class One in 2014 and serving on the task force and as a mentor every year thereafter – I've been fortunate to witness the Apprentice Program evolve and flourish with each new class," stated Rachelle Schulken, FPFC Apprentice Program Chair. "From the strategic educational programming to the esteemed mentor group to the talented candidates we receive, I'm so proud of what this Program has become and the value it brings to every graduate and FPFC member company. Best of luck to the 2021 Apprentice Program Class!" adds Schulken.
 
Sponsored by Dennis Gertmenian, founder and retired CEO of Ready Pac and Bounduelle Fresh Americas, home of Ready Pac Foods and Grimmway Farms. The FPFC Apprentice Program prepares participants for leadership roles in their companies and in the industry. The program consists of education sessions, facility and field tours, and group and team-building projects. Each Apprentice is also paired with an industry mentor to act as a guide and to facilitate introductions at networking events.
 
“Each year, individuals are chosen from a wide range of companies and positions in the produce industry to participate in this elite 9-month program,” shared Don Gann, FPFC Executive Director. “Candidates, viewed by their employers as having great leadership potential, are screened through a competitive selection process. Participation in this program adds tremendous value to the produce industry through programming designed to provide a holistic view of the industry and instill leadership skills in each Apprentice. I am very excited to see the 2021 Apprentice Class learn and grow into the leaders of tomorrow!”
Brent Purvis, ALC Los Angeles
Brent Purvis joined the Allen Lund Company in 2014 as a Transportation Broker. Purvis received a BBA from Grand Valley State University where he double majored in Marketing with an emphasis in Distribution and Logistics, as well as Business Economics.
About Allen Lund Company:
Specializing as a national third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices and over 525 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 Food Logistics magazine as a 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider for TransKool Solutions, Logistics Tech Outlook for our software division ALC Logistics as a 2018 Top 10 Freight Management Solution Providers, 2018 Food Logistics' Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list, 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100, 2017 Food Logistics 100+ Top Software and Tech Provider, a 2016 Top IT Provider by Inbound Logistics. The company manages over 350,000 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 allenlund.com

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