Kenco certified by WBENC, becomes largest woman-owned logistics company
Certification included an in-depth review of the business as well as a site inspection.
Latest NewsCargo Connections Conference to draw industry leaders to New Orleans Meet the 2017 Modern Show Daily team 2017 Air Cargo Roundtable: Positive Outlook Driven by New Demand European Logistics Update: The Glass is Half Full Environmental executive order poses questions for supply chain and logistics green efforts More News
Latest ResourcePartnering for Supply Chain Success with FRAM Group and True Value Disruptive forces such as new technology, changing regulations, talent shortages, and infrastructure bottlenecks continue to be the prime focus for supply chain executives and managers.
Kenco Group, a leading provider of distribution, transportation and supply chain intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce that it has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Read Modern’s System Report on Kenco.
WBENC’s national standard of certification is a rigorous process that has included an in-depth review of the business as well as a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm that the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
Kenco became a woman-owned business when controlling interest in the company was acquired by chairwoman and CEO Jane Kennedy Greene in 2011. She provides strategic direction to the organization and leads the Kenco Board of Directors. “I am delighted that Kenco has been certified as a woman-owned business enterprise,” says Greene, who purchased controlling interest in Kenco from her father, Jim Kennedy, Jr. “This allows us to better serve our clients by helping them meet their supplier diversity initiatives.”
“Kenco has been a true partner to Cummins for over 16 years,” says Gordon Fykes, Director, Diversity Procurement at Cummins Inc. “This certification supports Cummins in achieving our supplier diversity goals and exemplifies how Kenco continues to find new ways to drive uncommon value for our company.”
By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
Subscribe to Logistics Management Magazine!Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!
5 Supply Chain Trends Happening Now 2017 Warehouse/DC Equipment Survey: Investment up as service pressures rise View More From this Issue