John McKenna has been in management of McKenna Logistics Centres since 1988 and the third-generation owner since 1993. In 2002, John earned his Masters in Business Administration from Richard Ivey School of Business. Presently, John is on the Board of Directors of the International Warehouse Logistics Association and involved in many local community organizations.
Steve Rathwell has over 38 years of experience in manufacturing and logistics including 30 years in leadership roles with major logistics companies. Steve’s areas of focus are situational leadership, mentoring leaders, cost savings and problem-solving. Over the years, Steve has transitioned and managed startups with numerous food and consumer goods accounts. Steve has maintained excellent quality and safety records while building efficient teams to handle supply chain changes. He brings innovative ideas and solutions to drive cost savings and customer satisfaction.
Steve’s vast experience in third party logistics makes him the ideal leader for McKenna Logistics Centres, and a strong partner for our customers. Please feel free to contact Steve to discuss how McKenna can help grow your business in Canada.
Food grade logistics and warehouses are a major piece of the food distribution supply chain. Consumers expect fresh food on their plates all year round. With this type of high-quality demand, Food grade logistics require a unique set of standards to ensure health and safety for the end consumer of your product. In selecting a third-party warehousing supplier for your food products, it is important to be aware of these standards and what your 3pl is doing to meet and exceed them.
It’s safe to say that the last year has not worked out how most people expected. A new decade brought visions of success and prosperity for most businesses, but instead, we’re in the midst of both a public health and economic crisis.
Canada is a big, diverse, scattered country of (reputably) polite people. (Whether we actually say “eh” is a matter of regional debate.) While we’re influenced by and integrated with the global economy, our geography, transportation system, regulations and more all impact the experience of those whose goal is to get their goods to the Canadian market.
If you’re new to shipping in Canada or have some experience but wonder if you might be missing something, this article from the experts at McKenna Logistics covers the need-to-knows.
Importing to Canada?
We serve all of Canada and we understand the unique Canadian logistics market