All Industries Affiliated with Kenco
With many years experience managing promotional packaging and distribution in the food, beverage and confections industry, Kenco knows how to protect sensitive perishables throughout the supply chain. We build and ship a variety of packaging configurations to major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, Sam’s Club and all other major food retailers in the United States. A short lead time ensures that our promotional packaged items arrive on the store shelves while at peak condition, in order to meet sales and advertising schedules. Our food packaging and warehouse operations are AIB certified.
Kenco understands the retail industry and has experience in dealing with the extreme demands of mass and specialty retailers. Just a few of major retail outlets that Kenco ships to are Best Buy, HH Gregg, Lowes, Rite Aid, Sears, Target, Toys R Us, Walgreens and Wal-Mart. We are able to provide comprehensive services to ensure that our client’s products are ready to be supplied to the public.
Kenco began operating its first appliance distribution center in 1969. Today, we operate 12 appliance distribution centers that represent over seven million square feet of warehouse space for most of the major appliance manufacturers. With over 42 continuous years of experience in the distribution of appliances, we know how to handle appliances both large and small, and have extensive experience using specialized appliance handling equipment including basiloids, clamps and razor-back clamps.
Recognizing the rapidly changing world of the consumer electronics industry is important to overcome today’s market. Kenco is able to deal with the complexities of bringing products overseas and delivering them to the retailer. Understanding that consumer electronic manufacturers deal with the trend of ever-falling prices and the rapid obsolescence of high-valued product, we relieve pressure by increasing supply chain efficiency and reducing order cycle times. Kenco also has electronic quality testing experience along with understanding the escalated facility security required for electronics warehousing and distribution.
Kenco provides supply chain solutions to leading companies in the healthcare industry. Our clients include pharmaceutical, consumer medicines, and medical products manufacturers. With over 22 years of direct healthcare distribution experience, Kenco brings the needed expertise to handle one of the most demanding and regulated product supply chains in the world. We also provide unique capabilities to companies in the healthcare industry, such as controlled substances logistics (CI, CII, CIII, CIV, CV), cold box storage (41 degrees) and WMS validation.
The need for a strong aftermarket business is becoming crucial in a number of today’s industries. Managing aftermarket logistics has unique requirements that Kenco possesses along with years of proven experience. Shipments often require expedited treatment because a person’s livelihood can be on hold due to one essential part. Kenco provides all of the services your aftermarket business demands including parts consolidation and transportation, as well as sequencing, kitting, packaging, sub assembly, milk run deliveries and reverse logistics.
Kenco understands that the furniture industry requires strategic efficiencies from the management of raw materials, to the delivery of finished goods to the final customer. Flexibility and cycle time compression are essential to optimizing the end user experience. We help our clients evaluate network design and transportation solutions to optimize their network.
Consumer products turn quickly through the supply chain and the delivery to top retailers is critical for success. Tight competition across the sector requires diligent cost controls. Kenco’s solutions help clients expand their agility and reduce cost while ensuring the highest levels of availability on stores shelves.
As Ecommerce becomes increasingly important in the Direct-to-Consumer market, Kenco continues to expand its offerings delivering comprehensive services with integrated information technology. For start-up e-commerce customers, we have a network of preferred partners for web front development and customer service/call center services. For established ecommerce businesses, we provide custom engineered solutions, complete value-added services, and full system integration capabilities. Value added services include returns processing, gifting solutions, and full parcel options from UPS, FedEx, and USPS.
A properly designed supply chain can give a manufacturer the edge it needs to stay ahead of the competition. Kenco can help clients not only design the optimized network but will then execute the design from implementation, to steady state and into the rhythm of continuous improvement.
Kenco knows that speed to market is the key for our apparel clients. To meet the changing preferences of consumers, we develop agile supply chains that consistently deliver on aggressive performance indicators. We provide invaluable solutions to the apparel industry, including real time inventory visibility, allowing our clients to get the most out of their assets and by improving inventory turns.
In addition to the industries highlighted specifically, we work with a variety of different products on behalf of our customers. Our other clients include manufacturers of apparel, paper products, specialty steel, construction equipment, textile products, plastics, packaging materials and sport supplements. Regardless of the industry, we work closely with our clients to provide custom solutions that work.