Today's Date: September 27, 2021
On the 15th Anniversary of World Contraception Day Bayer Releases Survey Results that Highlight the Role of Contraceptives in Wo   •   OATS from AARP and the News Literacy Project Announce Virtual Workshops for Seniors to Combat Misinformation   •   Energy, Focus, Intention: New CBD Strength Gummy from House of Wise Empowers Women to Reclaim Their Workout Routines, Make the M   •   Shaklee Launches Meology™ Kids: Customizable & Comprehensive Vitamin Gummy Packs For Children   •   Cannabis use by pregnant women increased during pandemic   •   Women First Digital’s HowToUseAbortionPill.org Teams Up with Doctors Without Borders to Launch Groundbreaking Video Series   •   SONIC Drive-In Calls on Fans Nationwide to Decide Which Public School Teachers Receive a Portion of $1 Million Donation in Class   •   Empire BlueCross and its Associates Give Back to the Capital Region with Several Volunteer Days Events and a Grant Focused on Ta   •   Young Children Gained Weight During The Pandemic   •   Calling All Creatives: JOANN Stores Hiring Thousands Across the Country   •   Introducing the GUESS Originals x Anna Nicole Smith Collection by Cali Thornhill Dewitt for Fall 2021   •   HARMAN Partners with REACH to Expand Remote Care Platform for Maternal Health and Wellness   •   Party City Debuts Boo-Loon Land Immersive Pop-Up Balloon Experience in New York City   •   Empire BlueCross BlueShield and its Foundation Mobilize to Tackle Food Insecurity for Hunger Action Month During the Company&rsq   •   Anti-Trafficking International Hosts First "Be the Light" Gala, Friday, October 15, 2021   •   Osibanjo, Okonkwo, others for Yoda Paga   •   Macy's and Toys"R"Us Kick Off Holiday Play with Geoffrey's Hot Toy List   •   Live Online Event to Launch World’s First Video-Based Devotional App   •   Boys & Girls Clubs of America Introduces Kids and Teens to Careers in Veterinary Medicine   •   Novel Research Tackling Challenges in Women's Health Announced at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Bookmark and Share

Kenco Receives Awards for Diversity and Leadership from Women in Trucking Association for Second Consecutive Year

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. , October 20 /Businesswire/ - Kenco Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, today announced its recognition as one of the Women in Trucking Association’s (WIT) Top Women-Owned Businesses in Transportation and one of WIT’s Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation. This is the second consecutive year that Kenco has been a recipient of both awards.

Kenco Logistics is the largest woman-owned third-party logistics (3PL) provider in North America. The company is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and 100 percent of a customer’s spend with Kenco Logistics qualifies as a Tier-1 diversity spend.

“As we continue to celebrate our 70th anniversary milestone, these awards are a powerful reminder of Kenco’s legacy,” said Jane Kennedy Greene, Owner and Chairwoman of the Board of Kenco Logistics. “Our associates – both female and male – are the greatest pillars in our success and we value all that they do to serve our customers and keep supply chains moving.”

The Top Women-Owned Businesses in Transportation award was created to recognize women in leadership and encourage more women to become proactive leaders in their organizations. Each company was nominated and chosen based upon business success and accomplishments–including those related to gender diversity. Criteria used to identify award winners include majority ownership by a woman, financial stability and growth, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit.

“Women leaders can be found throughout our company. From Sales and Marketing to Innovation and ultimately General Managers in our distribution centers, women have earned these positions because they are simply the best at what they do,” said Greene.

The Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation award highlights companies in the industry who are friendly to women in both driver and professional capacities. They look for company cultures that foster gender diversity, competitive compensation and benefits, flexible hours and work requirements, professional development opportunities, and career advancement opportunities.

“Receiving this recognition from Women in Trucking is a wonderful testament to our strong and inclusive culture. We continue to focus on hiring best in class drivers who also represent the various communities and customers that we serve,” said Aaron Lincove, Vice President of Human Resources for Kenco Logistics. “Having a diverse workforce, and one which feels connected to our customers and the solutions which we provide is what allows us to continue to be one of the top 3PLs in North America.”

About Kenco

Kenco provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management, material handling services, real estate management and information technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence. Woman-owned and financially strong, Kenco has built lasting customer relationships for almost 70 years. Kenco’s focus is on common sense solutions that drive uncommon value. Also, connect with Kenco on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the Kenco Blog.


STORY TAGS: United States, North America, Women, Transport, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Consumer, Tennessee, Award,

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News