Kenco to Open Pennsylvania Regional Distribution Center for Shell Lubricants

Washington County warehouse operations to demonstrate commitment to
safety and customer centricity

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kenco
Logistics
, North America’s leading third-party logistics provider,
announced today that Kenco Logistics is opening of a new regional
distribution center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for Shell
Lubricants
. The 455,000 square-foot facility marks the first major
milestone in a valued relationship between the two organizations and
notably improves the proximity of Shell Lubricants products to its
customers.

“We have enjoyed developing this customer relationship with Shell
Lubricants over the last few years and the collaborative nature of the
relationship so far,” said Denis Reilly, CEO of Kenco. “We are proud to
support the Pittsburgh community and will only continue to invest in
corporate and local operational resources to strengthen this
relationship.”

Prior to this opening, Kenco has configured the space, built systems and
implemented equipment to maximize efficiency of the new distribution
center. Kenco is also supplying Shell Lubricants with tools for labor
management, reporting and integration. The new location also notably
reduces previous transportation expenses and provides quicker access to
inventory for consumers and OEM customers in the region.

“This new regional distribution center will help reduce driver risk for
the local community due to a projected 11 percent increase in existing
customers within a 1-day delivery range of the center,” said Carlos
Maurer, President, Shell Lubricants Americas. “With the opening of the
Kenco new center, we expect to remove more than 1 million road miles due
to this customer-centricity and estimate a nearly 1500 metric ton
reduction of CO2 emissions from on-road transport because of
the decrease in transport logistics associated with this new center.”

Following a soft opening in December 2018, a ribbon cutting ceremony
today marked the official opening of the warehouse.

To learn more about warehouse offerings at Kenco, visit https://www.kencogroup.com/logistics/warehousing/.

About Kenco

Kenco provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution
and fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management, material
handling services, real estate management, and information
technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence. Woman-owned and
financially strong, Kenco has built lasting customer relationships for
more than 60 years. Kenco’s focus is on common sense solutions that
drive uncommon value. Also, connect with Kenco on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn,
and the Kenco
Blog
.

About Shell Lubricants

The term ‘Shell Lubricants’ collectively refers to the companies of
Royal Dutch Shell plc that are engaged in the lubricants business. Shell
Lubricants companies lead the lubricants industry, supplying more than
11 percent of global lubricants volume.* The companies manufacture and
blend products for use in consumer, heavy industrial and commercial
transport applications. The Shell Lubricants portfolio of top-quality
brands includes Pennzoil®, Quaker State®, FormulaShell®, Shell TELLUS®,
Shell RIMULA®, Shell ROTELLA® T, Shell SPIRAX®, Shell Gadus® and Jiffy
Lube®. http://www.shell.com

*Kline & Company, “Global Lubricants Industry November 2018: Market
Analysis and Assessment.

Contacts

Cait Buckley
Matter Communications for Kenco
Cbuckley@matternow.com
617-874-5214

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