Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Since joining the company in 1978, Allen has held a number of operations management and executive-level positions. He was appointed President of the Company in 1987 and Chief Executive Officer in 1995. In 2005, he was elected Chairman of the Board. Allen stepped down as CEO in April 2015 to serve a mission for his church in North Carolina. He remains on the Board of Directors, serving as Vice Chairman.
Allen’s experience runs the gamut from strategy development and execution, human resource management, to the design, construction and operation of supply-chain systems and facilities. He has led the company in the development of its unique expertise in designing and operating systems utilizing truck, rail and marine modes while integrating material handling facilities and technology into the supply chain infrastructure.
Allen is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in organizational communications and management development.