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David Caines promoted to Kenco Chief Operating Officer

Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter.David Caines has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Kenco. Caines joined Kenco in 2002, m...

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|Dec 13|magazine5 min read

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David Caines has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Kenco. Caines joined Kenco in 2002, most recently serving as President of Kenco Logistic Services and Kenco Transportation Services. In his new role, he is responsible for all of Kenco’s operating contracts, which encompass more than 90 facilities, 3,500 employees, and 30 million square feet of warehouse space.

On his appointment, he said: “Kenco’s direction is clear. As a family-owned business with strong core values, Kenco has achieved solid, consistent growth with an evolving suite of logistics services. That’s the base from which I want our team to move forward. It’s a great honour to have been named to this position, and I am excited about leading a company that adapts, changes and grows by staying true to its founding principles.”
 

Caines is a Six Sigma Black Belt and is trained in Lean engineering. He has a degree from Covenant College in Business and Accounting and an MBA from Duke University. He is a member of CSCMP, WERC, and the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forum. He also serves on the boards of various educational and non-profit institutions, including: the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute; Chalmers Centre; Covenant College; See Rock City and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.

Jane Greene, the Kenco Board Chairwoman, said: “We are delighted to have David take on the COO position. He’s been very successful in creating common sense solutions that deliver uncommon value to our customers, and we look forward to him carrying on Kenco’s culture and history of excellence.”
Kenco provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and fulfilment, comprehensive transportation management, material handling services, real estate management, and information technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kencogroup.com/press-release/david-caines-promoted-to-kenco-chief-operating-officer