The Allen Lund Company, La Canada, Calif., received the 2011 Transportation Intermediaries Association 3PL Samaritan Award on Nov. 14 during the opening general session of the TransComp/Intermodal Exhibition in Atlanta.
The award recognizes exceptional service and assistance to others through volunteering and providing scholarships. Association president and chief executive officer Bob Voltmann and Tom Fiorini, chairman of the association’s foundation board, presented the award.
The Allen Lund Company’s volunteer efforts include donating transportation services to deliver Christmas food baskets to more than 20,000 families, hosting Relay for Life events and providing transportation to Wreaths Across America, which raises money to place wreaths at the graves of veterans.
The Allen Lund Company has also sponsored the Verbum Dei Corporate Work Study Intern Program, which teaches Verbum Dei High School students real-world job experiences to earn a portion of the cost of their education, according to a news release.