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Allen Lund, Santos International establish TransKool joint venture

Allen Lund Company and Santos International have established a new company, TransKool Solutions.

This joint venture represents a pooling of expertise to establish a supply chain process for produce LTL services. Allen Lund Co is a third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices working with shippers and carriers to arrange for refrigerated (specializing in produce), dry and flatbed freight. Santos International is an international freight forwarding company specializing in warehousing and US Customs brokerage services to industries across the United States and Mexico.

TransKool Solutions will provide warehousing solutions optimized in LTL and FTL services, load consolidations and Customs brokerage. Managing operations will be Kristi Salinas, with support from both Allen Lund Co and Santos International.

Eddie Lund, vice-president of sales and branch operations, said, “We knew going in that we could both help our customers if we put together a warehouse solution in the valley. Once we met the Santos family, it became an easy decision for us to go forward with the program. We have a similar culture and values, and they provide us the expertise and local knowledge in McAllen that is essential. They are great people, and we are lucky to be associated with them, and we are already looking to expand our services.”

TransKool Solution’s central office is located at 802 Trinity Street in Mission TX. The phone number is 956-432-0000, and the website is

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