Kenco to manage Komatsu plant’s logistics
Thursday, 5 November 2009
Chattanooga, TN, United States
Komatsu America Corp. (KAC), a US subsidiary of Japan-based Komatsu Ltd., has selected Kenco Logistic Services LLC as the total solutions provider for its manufacturing facility in Newberry, South Carolina.
The 220,000 sqft (20,400 sqm) facility on 80 acres (325,000 sqm) of land includes a plant designed for manufacture of compact to mid-size construction equipment and forklifts. Kenco provides parts sequencing as well as logistics management of both inside and outside storage and distribution.
"The complexities of the Newberry facility require a provider with proven expertise and in-depth knowledge of Komatsu," says Komatsu's director of manufacturing administration, Jim Mathis. "In our five-year relationship with Kenco, we've been impressed with how effectively they have kept pace with Komatsu's evolving strategic direction."