Kenny Lund contributes to the article “Avoid Taking Chances” in the July issue of Blueprints.

“In the absence of a central authority, due diligence in hiring carriers is like a jigsaw puzzle. So says Kenny Lund, vice president of support operations at Allen Lund Company, Inc., headquartered in Los Angeles, CA with more than two dozen branch offices throughout the country. ‘You gather a lot of pieces from all over, and then take a look at that carrier. Everybody wants hard and fast rules about how to qualify a carrier, but it’s much more of an art than a science.’ Lund finds the whole process rather ambiguous, stating, ‘it is much more difficult to do well than people realize.’ ”

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