American Standard Brands® Awards Dallas Area DC Management, Operations to Kenco Logistic Services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.—September 21, 2010 (James Street Media Services)—Kenco Logistic Services LLC (KLS), one of the most respected names in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, has been awarded a contract by American Standard Brands to manage and operate its newly-established, Dallas-area 625,000-square-foot Hutchins, Texas distribution center.
American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high-quality kitchen and bath products, which markets products under the Crane®, Eljer®, Porcher®, Jado® and Flat® brands.
“This contract was awarded to Kenco based on our strong business case and reputation,” says Andy Smith, KLS president and COO.
The new Hutchins DC is operated by 72 Kenco associates, providing a full range of finished goods distribution services, including warehouse inbound/outbound operations, repackaging, packaging of toilet kits, spotter and yard management, contract security and material handling equipment.
About American Standard Brands (www.americanstandard-us.com)
American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high-quality kitchen and bath products, including faucets, furniture, vitreous china fixtures, cast iron sinks, whirlpool tubs and other related products. The company currently serves both the residential and commercial markets; employs more than 5,000 people in the United States, Canada and Mexico; and markets products under the American Standard®, Crane®, Eljer®, Porcher®, Jado® and Flat® brands. American Standard Brands is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners.
About Kenco Logistic Services (www.kencologisticservices.com)
Kenco Logistic Services is one of the nation's leading third-party logistics providers (3PL), managing over 100 facilities and 25 million square feet of warehouse space in 30 states and Canada. Kenco currently provides logistics services for many industry-leading, Fortune 500 companies such as Whirlpool, Cummins, and General Mills. Kenco specializes in facilities and services for the pharmaceutical, apparel, automotive, food, textile, and appliance industries.
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