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Manufacturing Supply Services All Over the World

Warehousing, Distribution, and Local VMI

Ward & Kennedy is your one stop solution for all supply services.

Our services cover:

If you are located within the state of Wisconsin, we also offer Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI).

Supply Warehousing & Product Storage

Warehousing enables businesses to align their fabrication, production, and expansion with the requirements of their manufacturing environment, thereby moving towards a lean manufacturing approach. It acts as a link in your supply chain, giving you the ability to manage the quantity of manufacturing materials precisely when they are required for production. This not only enhances efficiency and time savings but also contributes to price stability, particularly when the costs of supplies fluctuate seasonally in the market.

Supply Distribution

Your products or supplies securely reside in a warehouse, but the question remains: How do they reach you, your next partner, or the customer in the supply chain? Our distribution services empower you to transfer your inventory and products seamlessly from one channel to the next. Whether your inventory to be moved is lower this quarter compared to the next or fluctuates with the seasons, we actively adjust and expand in response to your demand, ensuring the continuous and smooth operation of your supply chain.

Order Fulfillment Services

Looking to outsource your warehousing services? Ward & Kennedy has the capability to deliver fulfillment shipping services at any magnitude. Our supply chain fulfillment service removes the burden of sourcing shipping for the products we sell and distribute, along with the materials we produce and fabricate on behalf of our clients.

Situated in southeast Wisconsin, our 20,000-square-foot facility is fully equipped to manage all your commercial supply chain fulfillment requirements. Whether you require ongoing distribution services or support for a one-time project, we can accommodate your fulfillment needs effectively.

Production Runs

Ward & Kennedy possesses the ability to offer a broad range of production runs tailored to fulfill your company's commercial requirements. The choice of the right manufacturer to execute successful production runs holds the key to the success of your supply chain. With decades of experience in delivering high-performance supply services, W&K guarantees your satisfaction.


Ward & Kennedy's large facility is fully capable of generating production runs of any scale to ensure your business meets its demands. We collaborate closely with each of our clients to ensure the efficient implementation of production runs. Whether your needs involve large or small production runs, Ward & Kennedy stands ready to provide cost-effective and streamlined production solutions.

Vendor Managed Inventory Service

Ward & Kennedy ensures the seamless operation of your business through our Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) services. If you're seeking a dependable supplier to maintain your inventory at optimal levels, you've arrived at the right destination. Our proficiency in supply chain management enables us to keep your inventory well-stocked with minimal hassle and at the most competitive prices. Leveraging our expertise in inventory management and usage patterns, we ensure your inventory remains well-stocked, especially during high-demand periods. With a business legacy dating back to 1928, we offer top-tier solutions for your supply-related challenges. Our VMI services are accessible to businesses across Wisconsin.

Prototype Design and Fabrication

Ward & Kennedy has been in business for over 90 years. In that time, our supply services have helped companies all over the world stay ahead of their production needs. Starting with footwear, over the decades we’ve expanded to working with metal, wood, plastics, textiles, leather, foam, custom machining, and water jet cutting. Whatever your industry, Ward & Kennedy is your supply solution.

Contact Ward & Kennedy to request custom part manufacturing.

Supplying the

World's Top Brands

Ward & Kennedy is a top distributor of many of the world's best brands. We supply 3M, Mirka, and Dynabrade products ranging from adhesives and abrasives to power tools and source capture systems.

We work with top manufacturers like Red Wing Shoes, Danner and Riedell; whether we're supplying raw sheets of material (plastics, textiles, leather, and foam) or supplying CAD designed, die cut parts for assembly, we WILL find a way to help businesses.

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