SOURCE: Kenco Logistic Group

May 14, 2008 08:58 ET

Kenco Logistic Services Reports Outstanding First Quarter '08; Adds 1.9 Million Square Feet of Warehouse Space to Total 22 Million Square Feet Under Management

CHATTANOOGA, TN--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - Kenco Logistic Services, one of the oldest and most well respected names in the third-party logistics industry, reports a record-breaking First Quarter, 2008, placing 1,950,000 square feet of modern, climate-controlled warehouse space under third-party management. This brings Kenco's current total to 22 million square feet in facilities across North America.

According to Kenco Logistic Services, LLC Chairman and CEO Gary Mayfield, "New warehouse operations are providing complete logistics services for consumer goods manufacturers ranging from kitchen and bath products to vacuum cleaner and small appliance parts. Facilities are located across the country, in California, Ohio, and Kentucky. We have also expanded our route delivery services into Canada, and I am pleased to report that so far in 2008 an additional 2 million square feet has been contracted."

Mr. Mayfield added, "This new business comes from existing clients Electrolux and Stryker, plus new Kenco customers Honeywell, Kohler, and Mervyns Department Stores. All of these new opportunities are a result of leveraging our focus on Operational Excellence, allowing us to be more responsive to customer requirements in an increasingly competitive environment."

About Kenco Logistic Services

Kenco is one of the nation's leading third-party logistics providers (3PL) managing over 90 facilities and more than 22 million square feet of warehouse space in 22 states and Canada. Kenco's core competencies include logistic services, transportation, real estate management and material handling equipment. The Kenco family of companies includes Kenco Logistic Services, Kenco Transportation, Kenco Toyota-Lift, Kenco Management Services, and JDK Real Estate.

Kenco currently provides logistic services for many industry-leading, Fortune 100 companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Whirlpool, and Cummins. Kenco specializes in facilities and services for the pharmaceutical, automotive, food, textile, and appliance industries.

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
    978-524-99595