Allen Lund Company Press Release

ALC Named a 2023 "Carrier of the Year" by PepsiCo

La Cañada Flintridge Calif., February 16, 2024:

For Immediate Release

The Allen Lund Company is pleased to announce the company has been designated a 2023 "Warehouse Delivered Carrier of the Year" for PepsiCo's Central and North Divisions. The Central Division award was presented at a quarterly business review held recently. The Northern Division award will be presented at an upcoming meeting.

Tracey Lewin, vice president of sales and operations, stated, “It was my absolute honor to attend the PepsiCo Central Division QBR meeting in Lancaster, TX last month, and get acquainted with the transportation team. Lenny Sciarappa, VP of sales and operations, and I, alongside Mark Taylor, Chicago office GM, and Jay Tomasello, Pepsi account manager, were in attendance as we were presented with the Carrier of the Year award for Pepsi's Central Division. It is because of Mark and Jay's leadership and commitment to excellence that Allen Lund Company won this prestigious award. With Mark and Jay leading the charge, there are many Allen Lund Company employees across the country whose hard work and dedication to customer service made this accolade possible, and we are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts! Our thanks to all of our colleagues within PepsiCo, and our talented ALC staff as well."

Jay Tomasello said, "We are beyond excited and thankful to receive such a prestigious award from both PepsiCo's Central and North Divisions. I personally would like to thank everyone involved for making this happen especially our unbelievably talented operations teams. 'Together' we have achieved these awards! Thank you PepsiCo for believing in the Allen Lund Company and we look forward to continued growth throughout the network."

Mark Taylor said, "We are very excited and grateful to receive 2023 PepsiCo Carrier of the Year awards from the Central and North Divisions. This is a huge honor for the entire team here at ALC, and also the carriers that helped make this happen! Thank you to PepsiCo, and we look forward to expanding our strong partnership in 2024!"

PepsiCo and ALC team members pictured after ALC is presented the Central Division's "2023 Carrier of the Year" award.

About Allen Lund Company:

Specializing as a national third-party transportation broker with offices across North America and over 700 employees, the Allen Lund Company works with shippers and carriers across the nation to arrange dry, refrigerated (specializing in produce), and flatbed freight. ALC manages over 530,000 loads a year and was designated by Transport Topics in 2023 as the 16th Top Freight Brokerage Firm. Additionally, the Allen Lund Company has a logistics and software division, ALC Logistics, ranked 46th in Transport Topics 2023 list of Top 100 Logistics Companies 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 included in Transport Topics’ 2023 Top Freight Brokerage Firms and Top 100 Logistics Companies lists. Other awards in 2023 include recognition as a Top Food Chain Provider by Food Shippers of America for the second year in a row and a designation as a Top Food Chain Technology Provider. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. placed ALC on their Top 50 U.S. 3PL List and Top 100 DTM 3PL List. In 2022, ALC was named to the Inc. 5000 list for Fastest Growing Companies, received a Top Software and Technology award from Food Logistics, a Bronze EcoVadis Sustainability rating, and a Bestie Award for Best Philanthropic Initiatives. ALC was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles for 2021. Additionally, ALC 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, and named to the 2018 Food Logistics' Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. ALC has also received the TIA 3PL Samaritan Award and NASTC (National Association of Small Trucking Companies) named Allen Lund Company Best Broker of the Year. More information is available at

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4529 Angeles Crest Hwy. #101
La Cañada, CA 91011

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