Yard Management Logistics

NSSL’s approach to yard management logistics encompasses far more than shunting services. It’s our mission to ensure safe, profitable, operational excellence across all aspects of your facility.

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Field Operations

From drivers to dispatch, NSSL’s team of full time, highly trained field operations work hand-in-hand with your personnel to create the most effective operation possible.

Amplify Your Productivity

Shuntware

Born out of necessity by a team of experienced yard management professionals and software engineers, Shuntware is the YMS solution for increasing productivity and security through high-level visibility.

Increase Your Visibility

Yard Management Logistics

NSSL’s approach to yard management logistics encompasses far more than shunting services. It’s our mission to ensure safe, profitable, operational excellence across all aspects of your facility.

Optimize Your ROI

Field Operations

From drivers to dispatch, NSSL’s team of full time, highly trained field operations work hand-in-hand with your personnel to create the most effective operation possible.

Amplify Your Productivity

Shuntware

Born out of necessity by a team of experienced yard management professionals and software engineers, Shuntware is the YMS solution for increasing productivity and security through high-level visibility.

Increase Your Visibility

Yard Management Logistics

  • Shunting
  • Gate House Operations
  • Field Operations
  • Shuttling
  • Shuntware

Shunting

Shunting, often mistakenly referred to as jockeying, spotting, yarding, or switching, is much more than moving trailers. Shunting is a data-driven operation that presents endless opportunities for continued improvement. Over the past two and a half decades, our take-ownership approach to shunting has saved our clients $3.5 Million on equipment alone.

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Gate House Operations

Often overlooked as a potential bottleneck in high-volume distribution centers, we provide highly trained personnel to man and operate your gatehouse(s). Our team of full-time employees understands that properly managed inbound traffic, dock schedules, and check-in/check-outs add thousands of dollars to the bottom line over the course of months and years.

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Field Operations

What sets NSSL apart from shunting or spotting companies that may appear similar, is our wholistic approach to yard management. We assign a dedicated yard manager to each site, who oversees the day-to-day operations so that you can focus on the things that make your company successful.

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Shuttling

When a service plan calls for it, or when the need arises during peak seasonal demands, NSSL is fully staffed and equipped to support shuttling services without the need for 3rd party subcontracting. This is just another means by which we’re better able to serve our clients.

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Shuntware

To fully capitalize on our team of trained professionals and premium shunting fleet, NSSL needed a dedicated Yard Management Software (YMS). Unlike other systems, Shuntware was designed by experienced yard management professionals, with the help of a select group of software developers. By radically improving visibility of inventory throughout the yard, Shuntware is able to improve efficiency by way of reducing the number of moves or hour of support in a given year by as much as 25%.

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Tools For Analyzing Your Shunt Operations

The interactive tools provided here are designed to deliver valuable insights about the current opportunities and potential hidden costs of your current operation.

Risk Assessment

In just a couple of minutes, discover unforseen potential pitfalls within your current day-to-day operations.


Moves Calculator

Are you wasting money on unnecessary moves? Uncover hidden costs quickly with our Moves Calculator.


Savings Calculator

Gain visibility of your cost effectiveness and insights to help anticipate unexpected costs like probability of breakdowns and more.


INDUSTRIES WE SERVE

For over 25 years, we've applied our vertically integrated model of Total Yard Management to a range of industries as diverse as they are demanding. Whether a manufacturer, a retailer, or any number of other businesses, we believe in being fully accountable for the successful operation of your yard.

Grocery

Home Improvement

Automotive

Retail

Food & Beverage

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

Building Supplies / Hardware

Apparel

Rail Terminals

Utility

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Success Story

INVESTING IN FUTURE GROWTH: MAKING MORE STRATEGIC MOVES WITH A FORTUNE 500 RETAILER

With three distribution centres across the GTA and in anticipation of adding a fourth, the customer recognized that they needed better yard management logistics, including shunting and shuttling support between centers. Learn how NSSL brought a mega-retailer's yard management logistics into the digital age.

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