Kenco awarded for achievement in gender diversity
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — December 16, 2021— Kenco Logistics, one of North America’s leading third-party logistics (3PL) providers, has been named a “Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation” by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT) for the third consecutive year.
Award recipients are distinguished by achievement in gender diversity, competitive compensation, career advancement opportunities, and more. Once nominated, winners are selected in an industry-wide vote by nearly 15,000 transportation professionals.
“To be chosen by our peers as a leader in gender diversity and equity is an absolute honor,” said Jane Kennedy Greene, Owner and Chairwomen of the Board of Kenco Logistics. “We are proud to foster an inclusive company culture where anyone can grow and succeed at every level of business. The work is never done, but we are committed to remaining a champion of workplace equality for all.”
With over 70 years of experience supporting thriving supply chains through best-in-class solutions and services, Kenco Logistics continues to make history as the largest woman-owned third-party logistics provider in North America. As part of its pledge to foster diversity within its culture, Kenco offers employee resource groups including Kenco Women Igniting Change (KWIC). KWIC’s mission is to bridge the gender gap through connection, development, and discussion.
“One of Kenco’s guiding principles is to ‘demonstrate courage, commitment and compassion’ and that extends to diversity and inclusion,” said Aaron Lincove, Vice President of Human Resources for Kenco Logistics. “When all employees’ voices are heard and respected and everyone is empowered to reach their potential, the entire company, and by extension our customers, ultimately succeed.”
In addition to its recognition by WIT, Kenco is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and 100% of customers’ business with the company qualifies as a Tier-1 diversity spend. To learn more about Kenco Logistics’ diversity and inclusion commitment, visit https://www.kencogroup.com/employment/.
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 70 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.
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