Company receives kudos for prioritizing green practices
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – September 13, 2023 – Kenco, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, has been honored by Inbound Logistics as one of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners. Companies on the list are going above and beyond to prioritize green initiatives and help global supply chains become more sustainable.
Kenco’s sustainability efforts reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) across its business units by using data analytics to optimize operations. The 3PL provider operates LEED-certified facilities, uses hybrid vehicles in the company fleet and implements Lean Six Sigma methodology to minimize waste and cost.
Kenco also utilizes LED lighting, sensor switches, energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, electric material handling equipment, energy-efficient kitchen equipment/office appliances and recycling waste strategies to reduce its warehousing carbon footprint by 10%-25% on average. Kenco also typically reduces the carbon footprint of its transportation solutions by 7%-15% through network and transportation optimization, inventory planning, packaging redesign and other sustainable solutions.
Kenco provides its customers with a carbon footprint calculator that assesses and tracks carbon emissions at the site level.
To learn more about Kenco’s integrated logistics solutions, visit kencogroup.com. For a list of the 75 Green Supply Chain Partners, visit https://www.inboundlogistics.com/articles/75-green-supply-chain-partners-3/.
Kenco supplies integrated logistics solutions that include distribution, eCommerce fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management and material handling equipment services, and customized supply chain solutions – all designed for Operational Excellence. Kenco is one of North America’s leading third-party logistics providers, building lasting customer relationships for over 70 years. Kenco’s focus is to support customers’ business needs through connected solutions and to redefine third-party logistics by offering innovative solutions.