North American Intermodal Volume at 42-Week High

North American intermodal volume for the week ending July 20 grew year-over-year for the third consecutive week, totaling 320,488 trailers and containers, the highest weekly volume since Sept. 29, 2012, according to the Association of American Railroads. Combined North American carload volume, for the three North American Free Trade Agreement partners, dropped 2.7 percent from the same week… Read more »

Our Chattanooga, Salt Lake City, Clearfield and Ogden client – Kenco Logistics Services is recognized as a great supply chain partner by supply chain brain

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has been recognized in the July/August 2013 issue of Supply Chain Brain as a “Great Supply Chain Partner.” Now in its 11th year, our prestigious list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners highlights a select list of companies whose solutions… Read more »

Our freezer client in Twin Falls, ID, Grand Forks, ND, Stilwell, OK, Forest Grove, OR, Portland, OR, Scranton, PA, Kent, WA Celebrates 90 Years of Service

Henningsen Cold Storage Celebrates 90 Years of Service Henningsen Cold Storage is proud to announce ninety years of service excellence in the pubic refrigerated warehousing industry. The company, originally named Northwestern Ice & Cold Storage, was founded on May 17, 1923, by Waldemar Henningsen, an immigrant from Denmark, as a small ice business in Portland,… Read more »

Kenco recognized as a top green provider by food logistics

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has been recognized in the June 2013 issue of Food Logistics as a “Top Green Provider.” Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain, today announced the companies included on this year’s Top Green… Read more »

2013 WERC Metrics Study

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. The report entitled “DC Measures 2013” benchmarks the best-in-class companies, highlights critical metrics, and explains the requirements for success. As a valued Kenco partner, I would like… Read more »

3PL Management: Conquering the Cold Chain

Scores of major and minor third party logistics providers (3PLs) have found that offering “controlled-temperature” services can help shippers break into emerging markets and develop new revenue streams. Growing global consumer demand for pharmaceutical, food, and medical goods in emerging and developing markets has never been higher, making cold-chain management one of coolest growth niches… Read more »