3PL news: David Caines appointed president of Kenco

Caines will have full operating responsibility for Kenco Logistic Services, LLC (KLS) and Kenco Transportation Services, LLC (KTS).
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
July 12, 2011 - MMH Editorial

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has announced the executive appointment of David Caines to President of Kenco Logistic Services, LLC (KLS) and Kenco Transportation Services, LLC (KTS). His previous title was Senior Vice President of Operations.

In his new role, Caines will have full operating responsibility for KLS and KTS.

“This appointment demonstrates our dedication to company-wide excellence and continued improvement,” said Andy Smith, Kenco’s Chief Operating Officer. “In his nine years with Kenco, David has developed a deep understanding of Kenco’s capabilities and its potential for ongoing growth.”?

Caines joined Kenco in 2002 and spent his first three years working at the Memphis Kenco / Cummins operation, rising to its Director. In 2006 Caines assumed the duties of Corporate Operations Manager; in 2007 he was appointed to Vice President of Operations; and in 2009 he advanced to Senior Vice President of Operations. ?

His education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 2002 from Covenant College; Six Sigma Black Belt Certification in 2003; and an MBA from Duke University in 2010.



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