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ALAN Case 1373– Box trucks for Butte County CA

Non-profit seeking loan of 2 box trucks in Oroville CA. Requested duration through January to assist with distribution of supplies.

ALAN Case 1377–  Transportation Santa Rosa CA to Chico CA

Transport 40 pallets filter sox

ALAN Case 1378–  Boxes approximately 18″x22″x?

Need 300 boxes for packing supplies for delivering donated materials to agencies / survivors

ALAN Case 1379 – Forklift and Operator

Loaned forklift – Propane, 5000 lb capacity, standard mast height

ALAN Case 1380 – Forklift 

Loaned forklift – Propane, 5000 lb capacity, standard mast height

ALAN Case 1382 – 30 x 20′ shipping containers

30 x 20′ containers for use a temporary retail locations in Northern California

 

Thanks to our wonderful supporters these needs have been filled:

ALAN Case 1371– Full Truckload Transportation Omaha NE to Butte County CA

Transportation of 1 full truckload cleaning supplies.

We appreciate your help in filling these immediate needs: 

Case 1374 – Transportation Edison NJ to Raleigh NC

Non-profit seeking donated transportation for 40 – 50 fully assembled dressers in boxes. They are not palletized but can be if preferred. They can be stacked bottom to top. The box dimensions are 42.1 L x 23.2W x 42.9 H and they weigh 134.4 lbs per.

Case 1297 – Transportation – Richmond to Chicago

Non-profit seeking donation of transportation for warehouse racking. Deliver from Richmond VA to Chicago IL

Case 1366 – Transportation – Wichita, KS to Panama City, CA

Transportation of two (2) twenty foot mobile clinics. These are standard shipping containers .

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Thanks to our wonderful supporters these needs have been filled:

ALAN Case 1268 – Warehouse Space for up to 100 pallets in Atlanta for up to 3 months

ALAN Case 1265 – Warehouse Space – Winston Salem, NC preferred Seeking 10,000 – 30,000 sqft donated warehouse space in Winston Salem area, willing to consider any location within the state of NC, for 3 – 6 months, immediate occupancy for animal rescue activities.

ALAN Case 1272 – Warehouse Space – Raleigh, NC
Requesting 6,500 sq. ft. with some temperature-controlled space in the Raleigh area. Will need shipping/receiving as well as handling to break pallets down for shipping.

ALAN Case 1262 – Material Handling Equipment – Multiple locations NC
Seeking loan of 2 propane forklifts and 2 electric pallet jacks for 5 – 6 locations for 3 – 6 months. (Total 10 – 12 forklifts, 10 – 12 pallet jacks) Forklifts should have indoor/outdoor tires, 6,000 lb lift capacity, and mast height capable of reaching 3 high Locations are: Raleigh / Durham, NC; Wilmington, NC; Newbern, NC; Greenville, NC; Southern Pines, NC

Case 1290 Transportation Oklahoma City OK to Fayetteville NC
Seeking transportation of 24 pallets / 18,000 pounds of food and cleaning supplies for NC local non-profit.

Case 1315 – Box truck and 2 flatbeds to supply points of distribution in Jackson and Bay counties.

Case 1326: Organization needs file/bankers boxes for records as well as boxes for storage. Panama City, FL

Case 1330 – Non-profit looking for Forklifts, Tallahassee, FL

Case 1331 – Non-profit looking for Manual Pallet Jacks, Tallahassee, FL

Case 1345 – Transportation of alternate power solutions from CA to Panama City, FL

Case 1351 – Short term loan of pallet jack, Panama City, FL

Case 1352- Best pricing for box truck rentals

Don’t see a need that pertains to you or your organization? Consider pre-offering your expertise, transportation, warehousing or material handling support by filling out a form here. You never know when it will be needed.

From The Driver’s Seat: Notes From ALAN’S Executive Director

Season Of Lights And Miracles

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the word “light” – and it’s not difficult to see why.

Right now, those of the Jewish faith are celebrating Hanukkah (also known as the Festival of Lights), which commemorates a miracle that occurred more than 2,000 years ago: Although there was just enough oil to fuel the rededicated temple’s “eternal light” for one day, it kept burning for eight, which was exactly the amount of time needed for replenishments to arrive.

Meanwhile, those of the Christian faith have just begun the season of Advent, a time of spiritual preparation leading up to Christmas that often includes the use of an Advent wreath and the lighting of a new candle on that wreath each week to represent spiritual gifts like love, hope, joy, and peace.

Light also comes to mind because of our 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush, who passed away last weekend. He often used it as an analogy to describe all of the good work that can be done by people– most notably in the famous “thousand points of light” speech that he delivered at the 1988 Republican National Convention, which urged Americans to work together with local service organizations for the benefit and betterment of all. Though often satirized, that phrase ultimately sparked many to community service, and we are all richer because of it.

Not surprisingly, the essential theme of all of these examples really resonates with me, and not just at this time of year.

ALAN’s mission of saving lives through logistics is based on the belief that people want to help those in need – and that the skills, resources, and talents we use in our daily jobs can lighten the load for those affected by disaster. Just as important, our charter to “unify supply chains” for crisis response means that we can take all the individual points of light that our individual companies have to offer and turn them into a larger and more efficient beacon of generosity shining from our profession.

As the darker days of winter approach, we hope you’ll join our commitment to shine brightly. Along these lines, think about donating warehousing or transportation services to a non-profit in your community. Pack boxes at the local food bank. Offer to help sort the toy collection for the agencies in your area. Or help us fill some of the logistics needs that still outstanding from this year’s hurricanes and fires.

In addition, we hope you’ll mindfully consider making a year-end financial gift to ALAN or another organization that matches your corporate values and activities. Contributions like these are a key way we’re able to “keep the lights on” year after year, and each one we receive plays a major role in helping us bring more joy, hope, love and peace to those affected by disaster.

Whether it involves lighting a menorah, stringing up Christmas lights or simply enjoying light-hearted holiday fun, all of us at ALAN hope you have a warm and wonderful December.  May the joy and wonder of this season of miraculous light be yours year-round.

Kathy Fulton
Executive Director

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