Boise Paper Presents Kane Is Able with 3PL of the Year Award for Operational Excellence in Logistics

Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. (KANE – has received Boise Paper’s 2018 3PL of the Year Award for best overall distribution center performance. The award recognizes operational excellence in logistics throughout Boise Paper’s physical distribution system.

Boise Paper has 24 distribution centers (DCs) in its U.S. network. Annually, the company’s supply chain and logistics leadership team rates and ranks these operations on nine key operational measures:  customer service, shipping and receiving accuracy, process adherence, ease of doing business, IT interface, business relationship, transportation, product handling and storage, and inventory accuracy. On these measures, KANE outperformed Boise Paper’s other third-party logistics (3PL) providers to earn the 3PL of the Year award.

Glen Maryanski, Senior Supply Chain Manager for Boise Paper, presented the award to KANE’s Allentown warehouse during a celebratory lunch for all the associates on December 20, 2018. He shared with event attendees that “KANE’s perfect score in customer service is extremely impressive and helped differentiate this site above all others.”

KANE previously won the award in 2016.

Commenting on the award, Kane Is Able President and CEO, Mike Gardner said, “This is a great example of our associates’ working philosophy of sweating the details, avoiding surprises, and honoring our word. We appreciate our partnership with Boise Paper and we thank them for this recognition. I know our associates think of Boise Paper as part of our family, and it makes me proud that we treat them as such.”

About Boise Paper

Boise Paper is a division of Packaging Corporation of America (PKG), headquartered in Lake Forest, IL. They manufacture a full line of office papers including copy, multipurpose, inkjet, laser, and colors, as well as printing and converting papers. They also offer recycled content options across all product lines. Their high quality products provide consistent, reliable results and are proudly made in the USA. Through their Quality You Can Trust promise, Boise Paper is committed to meeting the highest standards for product performance, customer collaboration, and supply chain excellence.  Keep current with news and events at

About Kane Is Able

Kane Is Able is a third-party logistics provider that helps manufacturers and their retail partners efficiently and effectively distribute goods throughout the United States. KANE’s value-added logistics services include nationwide warehousing and distribution, fulfillment, cross docking and transportation solutions. Our belief in YOUgisticsTM means you have a partner that keeps its promises.

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