White Papers

Kenco Group is an industry leader in North America for third party logistics, transportation management, warehousing and material handling. Our white papers are researched and written by the logistics experts at Kenco and our partners. Select a whitepaper below to download for free. If you have any questions or suggestions for future white papers, please contact us.

January 18, 2019
Achieve up to 20% savings from greater uptime, better asset productivity, and smarter asset lifecycle decisions.

September 13, 2018
In 2017, Kenco’s State of 3PL Innovation Survey asked supply chain leaders their thoughts on innovation - one year later, Kenco again visited this topic.

June 5, 2018

For this white paper, Kenco partnered with the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) to sponsor a report focusing on key distribution metrics and how warehousing performance has changed in recent years.

April 2, 2018

Whether you've decided to do some research on your own or your C-suite has asked you to report on current or projected costs, you're in a place where you need to know exactly what's written on your logistics price tag. You've likely crunched a few numbers and taken a good, long look at operational costs, but you're wondering if you're really getting the whole picture.

February 5, 2018
Since 1961, Kenco's MHE division has served our clients efficiently and conveniently––with case studies proving our track record of excellence: one such study showing $30 million in savings over the last 10 years.

November 1, 2017

Freight costs are the single largest logistics cost component in a supply chain, and controlling them should be a strategic priority for every company involved in a dynamic transportation network. Luckily, in this whitepaper from Kenco Group, we will show you how some of the industry's top leaders are coping with these issues.

October 12, 2017
Your 3PL contract is the baseline for your logistics success––so you should never enter into it without following these best practices.

April 25, 2017

This white paper includes: How supply chain professionals must adapt in this wave of unprecedented innovation. Breakdown of the categories of innovation: both physical and digital. What the future could hold for integration of drones, robotics, and more into the supply chain as we know it.

April 24, 2017

Take a big step toward cultural transformation for your operations and warehouse processes with the proven Shingo model. This eBook explores the value of using and implementing the Shingo model in your warehouse operations.

January 20, 2017

Analytics enable companies to dissect huge amounts of data to discover critical events and trends. In this eBook, we explore how supply chain analytics can give more visibility into company operations and help with decisions that will increase responsiveness and optimize costs.

January 19, 2017

Face challenges with confidence by leveraging data from supply chain metrics. This eBook explores the value of metrics within the supply chain and the process in which Kenco evaluates its KPIs.

January 17, 2017

This eBook examines the three main cost factors of a supply chain and the methods to optimize your network design.

January 17, 2017

While there may be no silver bullet to transform a warehouse into a lean operation, this eBook explores seven areas to help companies embrace lean philosophies.

November 16, 2016

See exactly what sets Kenco's logistic solutions apart from our competing 3PLs. Luckily, in this whitepaper from Kenco Group, we will show you how some of the industry's top leaders are coping with these issues.

September 15, 2016

With the added demands imposed by regulatory requirements complicated by increasingly globalized supply chains - it's clear that pharmaceutical supply chain managers will have a lot on their minds in 2016. Luckily, in this whitepaper from Kenco Group, we will show you how some of the industry's top leaders are coping with these issues.

April 24, 2016

Kenco’s transportation division offers transportation management solutions and freight brokerage services to a variety of clients across many different verticals. In this white paper, you will learn how regulations and safety standards can impact your operations and bottom line.

February 24, 2016

Your company needs help with logistics, but how do you choose the right 3PL partner? Learn about selecting a 3PL company in this white paper from Kenco!

January 13, 2016

In this exclusive LogiPharma white paper, learn more about the current challenges facing pharmaceutical supply chain managers and the strategies to drive innovation in 2016.

November 14, 2015

Kenco's Ultimate RFP (Request For Proposal) Toolkit for selecting a 3PL includes a RFP template and a best practices white paper. The best part? It's all free!

October 2, 2015

Creating an RFP to help select the right vendor can be complex and time consuming. This white paper from Kenco Group highlights the most important questions that you need to be asking.

August 26, 2015

The focus on cultural alignment to form long-term partnerships is a solid way to improve relationships with supply chain partners. In this whitepaper we’ll explain how to evaluate a 3PL provider based on cultural alignment with your company’s management philosophies and capabilities.

June 26, 2015

The supply chain management faculty at UT Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, identified best practices for modern distribution centers across 11 key functions. This report is the most comprehensive collection of warehouse best practices in the industry.

March 5, 2015

Should you consider outsourcing with a 3PL? Learn more about the advantages third party logistics and how to choose the right partner for your business.

January 15, 2015

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, would like to offer you a complimentary copy of the 2015 WERC Metrics Study.