David Caines Promoted To Kenco Chief Operating Officer
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.—January 14, 2015 David Caines has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Kenco.
Caines joined Kenco in 2002, most recently serving as president of Kenco Logistic Services and Kenco Transportation Services. In his new role, he is responsible for all of Kenco’s operating contracts, which encompass more than 90 facilities, 3,500 employees, and 30 million square feet of warehouse space.
“Kenco’s direction is clear,” Caines said. “As a family-owned business with strong core values, Kenco has achieved solid, consistent growth with an evolving suite of logistics services. That’s the base from which I want our team to move forward. It’s a great honor to have been named to this position, and I am excited about leading a company that adapts, changes and grows by staying true to its founding principles.”
Caines is a Six Sigma Black Belt and is trained in Lean engineering. He has a degree from Covenant College in Business and Accounting and an MBA from Duke University. He is a member of CSCMP, WERC, and the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forum. He also serves on the boards of various educational and nonprofit institutions, including: the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute; Chalmers Center; Covenant College; See Rock City, Inc.; and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.
“We are delighted to have David take on the COO position,” said Kenco Board Chairwoman Jane Kennedy Greene. “He’s been very successful in creating common sense solutions that deliver uncommon value to our customers, and we look forward to him carrying on Kenco’s culture and history of excellence.”
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 more than 60 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.