From The California Business Journal Newswire

Los Angeles — WPD (formerly West Pico Distributors) of Vernon, California and Kayco, the nation’s leading source for kosher and kosher lifestyle products, have announced the appointment of Joe Jenio to the leadership team at WPD.

Jayson Folus, President of DSM Distribution Services Management, who leads the WPD team, announced the appointment today.

As WPD’s new Director of Operations, Jenio will be responsible for all phases of plant operations including transportation, inventory control, procurement and customer service.  He has more than 30 years experience in supply chain, logistics and operations management.  Jenio has spent significant time with NAL Worldwide, California Distribution, and Moduslink.

Joe Jenio joins the Leadership team at WPD.

Joe Jenio joins the Leadership team at WPD.

“WPD continues to add to its top tier team in order to provide our customers with a consistent level of excellent service and the seamless operations they have come to expect,” Folus said. “Recently WPD introduced a new company logo, domain and website to refresh its branding to better reflect our commitment to deliver the right products at the right time every time.”

WPD first opened its doors in 1948. Today, in partnership with Kayco, it is the leading kosher foods distributor in Southern California.  For more information visit their website at:  www.wpd-corp.com

Kayco, a family-owned business that was founded in the same year as WPD, has a robust presence in every key market today.  It is uniquely capable of handling a multi-brand portfolio that includes competing products, while creating added value for customers and maintaining a competitive edge. Kayco’s dedicated team offers thousands of kosher supervised products and unparalleled service to its customers and suppliers throughout the United States and in more than 30 countries.