Kenco Secures First Place in American Trucking Association’s National Truck Safety Contest

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2017 – Kenco Transportation Services was recently awarded a top safety honor in the American Trucking Association (ATA) National Truck Safety Contest at the 2017 Safety, Security, and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, TN. Kenco received first place in the General Commodities Truckload / Line-haul Division, up to 10 million miles category. The ATA is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry, consisting of a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils.

“We’re extremely proud and honored to be awarded first place in such an important competition, especially given it’s focused on truck safety,” said Jeff Tanner, vice president, risk management. “Winning first place this year is a true testament to our commitment to safety and will continue to be the gold standard for our operations.”

Kenco has received the ATA National Truck Safety Award in years past, winning first place in 2015 and second place in 2016, both in the General Commodities Truckload / Line-haul Division, up to 10 million miles category. Kenco was also honored with the 2015 ATA President’s Award in the under 25 million miles category.

Since the 1980s, Kenco has been providing transportation solutions to its contract warehousing customers and has since expanded to include transportation management, white glove delivery, dedicated transportation carriage, OTR transportation, and freight brokerage. Safety has been an integral part of the company’s overall culture. Kenco invests in its people and technology to ensure its safety program encompasses training, coaching, driver incentive programs, peer reviews, and the use of high-tech safety features and other innovative technologies.

About the ATA

American Trucking Associations (ATA) is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or Facebook

About Kenco

Kenco Logistics 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 TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and the Kenco blog.

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