Scranton, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2011
Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. (KANE -- http://www.kaneisable.com) today named former Family Dollar Stores executive, Dennis Merriam, its new Vice President of Human Resources. Merriam will oversee human resource responsibilities for 1,200 KANE associates across 18 nationwide offices and distribution centers. He will report to KANE president Dick Kane.
“Having managed all aspects of human resources for a rapidly growing Fortune 500 company, Dennis has the experience to sustain KANE’s position as an employer of choice within the logistics industry,” says Dick Kane. “He’ll be responsible for recruiting and developing the people required to support the company’s growth.”
Merriam has 30 years of active human resource management experience and holds a law degree from Florida State University, with a concentration in labor and employment law. Prior to KANE, Merriam held human resource management positions at General Electric, National Gypsum and, for the last 18 years, with Family Dollar -- a national discount retail chain with 47,000 associates, including 3,000 staff in nine distribution centers. In addition to his law degree, Merriam holds a bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and an MBA from Florida Tech.
KANE is Able, Inc. is a third-party logistics provider that helps consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies warehouse and distribute goods throughout the U.S. Its CPG logistics services include transportation, distribution, contract packaging, cross-docking services, load consolidation, and inventory management. KANE manages 8.5 million square feet of warehouse space in multiple facilities covering all regions of the U.S.