The Allen Lund Co., La Cañada Flintridge, Calif., recently opened a new office in Garland, Texas and hired David Leal as branch manager.

Allen Lund opens new office, hires branch managerLeal has worked in the transportation industry since 1997 with a focus in logistics, according to a news release.

Leal recently was the logistics manager of USA Dry Van Logistics.

“We are thrilled that David and his crew have joined the Allen Lund Company to strengthen our presence in the Texas markets,” said Eddie Lund, vice president of sales and branch operations in the release.

Leal is hoping to bring his years of transportation experience to Allen Lund.

“Some of my goals are to help the company grow in areas and markets that they haven’t been in before,” said Leal in the release.

He has also worked logistics for companies like Cargo Master, American National Logistics Inc. and American Gypsum.

The new Garland office plans to handle van, reefer and flatbed freight.

Allen Lund specializes as a national third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices.