LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA – One of the most dynamic challenges of this year for our industry has been the supply chain’s fluidity and rates. While we may lack a crystal ball, we do have bellwethers, and one helping us detect a change in the winds is Kenny Lund, Executive Vice President of the 45-year-strong family owned and operated Allen Lund Company.
Kenny Lund, Executive Vice President, Allen Lund Company
“While we are watching the economy quite closely, I think we’ve hit the high,” Kenny tells me, pointing to record rates in May and June as what he is confident was the peak, and sharing the silver lining to that estimate. “We’ve already gotten through it, I believe. Class 8 truck sales, both new and used, have been good, which means truckers are buying more trucks and adding capacity. That, in turn, means they have drivers, which is a good sign.”