September 9th, 2019 Meeting: Allen Clifford

Allen Clifford | MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co.

Born and raised in New York City, Allen attended the University at Buffalo.

Joined Deugro GmbH freight forwarding with particular attention to Middle East and German project cargoes

Joined Containership Agency selling Italian Lines, Neptune Orient Lines and Bottachi Lines

Joined Mediterranean Shipping Company in the United States as first employee. MSC today employees over 1,200 people; specializing in the transport of containerized cargo to and from all regions of the world.

1993 – Appointed Vice President of MSC

2005 – Appointed Executive Vice President of MSC

2010 – Appointed President of Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) promoting the largest scholarship for deserving industry individuals. CII is also the originator of the annual Connie Award in New York and California, which started with containerization in 1957.

Fluent in German and English

Married with three children ages 30,28 and 27

Co-Chairman, Containerization and Intermodal Institute

Registration & Event Information:

  • Emerald Queen Casino Ballroom & Conference Center
          5580 Pacific Hwy East, Fife, WA 98424
          (The Ballroom & Conference Center is located West of the Casino across the parking lot)
  • 11:15 am  Registration/networking
  • 11:45 am  Lunch served
  • Cost is $25 prepaid 3 days prior to the event, drawing is an additional $5 for 6 tickets
           ** Additional $10 for walk-in members, member sales on day of event, and non-members
  • Register online, by email, or fill out the registration form

The TCT meets September through June on the second Monday of every month for networking, lunch and dynamic speakers on important issues to the transportation industry. Members, their guests and others are invited.

Thank you to all who contributed door prizes at our last meeting! All proceeds go toward TCT’s Scholarship Program.

Future luncheons:

  • October 14th: Meredith Neal, Manufacturing Industrial Council
  • November 11th: Michael Fowler, WTC Tacoma
  • December 9th: EFN