SOURCE: Kenco Logistic Services

February 10, 2009 12:12 ET

Kenco Logistic Services to Manage 869,000 Sq. Ft. Whirlpool Regional Distribution Center in Forth Worth, TX; Anticipates Maintaining High Percentage of Workforce

CHATTANOOGA, TN and FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - February 10, 2009) - Kenco Logistic Services LLC, one of the most respected names in the third-party logistics industry, announces it has been awarded management of an 869,000 square-foot regional Whirlpool Distribution Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Kenco is anticipating hiring a high percentage of the 170 employees at the facility, previously managed by Penske Logistics.

According to Greg Boring, Vice President of Operations, Kenco Logistic Services, "As we assume the management of this facility, we fully expect to employ most of the current 170 full-time employees. Their skill, dedication and understanding of Whirlpool's operational needs will allow a seamless transition from the previous management company to Kenco Logistic Services."

Kenco has been a provider to Whirlpool since 1979; with this facility, Kenco manages almost 6 million square feet of warehouse space for the appliance manufacturer. The Fort Worth facility will receive and ship Whirlpool products, and perform other value-added services as required.

About Kenco Logistic Services

Kenco Logistic Services is one of the nation's leading third-party logistics providers (3PL) managing over 100 facilities and 24.5 million square feet of warehouse space in 28 states and Canada. Kenco currently provides logistic services for many industry leading, Fortune 100 companies such as Whirlpool, GlaxoSmithKline, Cummins, and General Mills. Kenco specializes in facilities and services for the pharmaceutical, automotive, food, textile, and appliance industries. For more information, visit us at www.kencogroup.com.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Don Friddell
    Director of Marketing
    Kenco Logistic Services, LLC
    Email Contact
    423-643-3263
    or
    Steven Swartz
    SIZZLE PR
    Email Contact
    978-524-9595