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Allen Lund's Scott Fletcher joins TIPA board of directors

The Texas International Produce Association announced that Scott Fletcher has joined TIPA's board of directors. Fletcher joined the Allen Lund Co. in 2008 as manager of the Dallas office and has been working on building the ALC presence in Texas for over 11 years.lun

"I'm excited and looking forward to working with Dante Galeazzi and the team in any way that will grow Texas as a top choice for fresh produce both within Texas and internationally," said Fletcher.

Fletcher left the Navy 38 years ago and began his career in transportation as an OTR driver. He hauled Texas meat and produce out of the fields of California, Florida and Texas as well as Mexican produce out of Nogales.

He was instrumental in the partnership between ALC and Santos International in the formation of TransKool Solutions which provides cooler services in McAllen, TX.  He is a champion for Texas/Mexico produce transportation.

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