CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenco Logistics, North America’s leading third-party logistics provider, today announced the company’s inclusion in the Women in Trucking Association (WIT) “Top Women-Owned Businesses in Transportation” list. To qualify, businesses must demonstrate financial stability and growth, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Companies were chosen based on business success and accomplishments, including efforts to promote gender diversity.
“We are honored to be recognized as a top woman-owned business,” said Jane Kennedy Greene, CEO, Kenco Logistics. “At Kenco, we understand the value of women in the workplace, and have many hardworking women in leadership roles who are driving our growth and innovation efforts.”
With a workforce that is 30% female, Kenco is committed to creating a company culture that promotes diversity in the workplace. Kenco is also WBENC certified, qualifying 100% of spend with Kenco as Tier-1 diversity spend and demonstrating the company’s dedication to fostering partnerships that improve the business and drive value for clients.
“This list was created to recognize women in leadership and encourage more women to become proactive leaders in their organizations – and even start their own businesses,” said Ellen Voie, president and CEO, WIT. “As a financially stable and growing Certified Woman-Owned Business, Kenco Logistics encourages and empowers other women to be leaders and entrepreneurs in this industry. That is why Women in Trucking selected this company as a 2019 Top Woman-Owned Business in Transportation.”
Winners have also been featured in the Summer 2019 edition of Redefining the Road.
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.