Transportation Broker

As you would expect from a company who claims to provide Total Yard Management, NSSL is equipped and ready to function as a transportation broker for you. With nearly 30 years in yard operations and supply chain experience, our team will of secure the right shipping partners when the need arises.

North American Footprint NSSL has the knowledge and experience to handle your cross-border shipments, customs clearance, and permits.

Shipment Visibility NSSL uses the latest technology to track your freight, giving you the information you need, when you need it. You’ll know where your freight is and when it’s delivered.

FTL (Full Truckload) & LTL (Less Than Load) NSSL leverages its buying power and relationships to provide high-quality FTL and LTL services to broker custom solutions for you.

On-Time Delivery The NSSL team has a keen understanding of our clients needs, and excel in providing professional solutions. Our dedicated team works to reduce your transportation risk while keeping your costs as low as the current market allows.

Carrier Network Our broad pool of diligently selected transportation carriers allows us to offer quality service at a competitive price. The NSSL team will be there to complement your logistics management or to assume the process all together allowing your firm to focus on its core business.

Safety All NSSL carriers are vetted through a comprehensive qualification process to ensure that safety and security are never compromised. Systems are in place to ensure all contracted carrier’s insurance and authority are monitored, eliminating the risk of using unsafe carriers.

Implementation Options

  • Dedicated Services w/Technology

  • Dedicated Services

  • On-Demand Services w/Technology

Dedicated Services w/Technology

Putting a new YMS like Shuntware in place requires much more than what’s typically offered. That’s why NSSL puts experienced staff in place onsite to expedite and safeguard a smooth software roll out.

Dedicated Services

NSSL’s approach to total yard management extends far beyond the implementation of software, drivers, and trucks. Our onsite staff will work alongside you and your team every step of the way, guaranteeing your best operation yet.

On-Demand Services w/Technology

NSSL has combined over 100 years of yard management experience and our industry-leading YMS solution, Shuntware, to create something revolutionary: on-demand shunting services. Gone are the days of paying for drivers that aren’t needed, or not having enough drivers when you need them most. Through Shuntware, NSSL enables you bring in additional help, whenever you need it, with little-to-no notice. Once Shuntware has been installed on-site (can be done in less than a day), you’ll be able to request additional drivers and trucks whenever the need arises. Typically, we’re able to begin fulfilling your request within 2 hours for established customers!

Putting a new YMS like Shuntware in place requires much more than what’s typically offered. That’s why NSSL puts experienced staff in place onsite to expedite and safeguard a smooth software roll out.

NSSL’s approach to total yard management extends far beyond the implementation of software, drivers, and trucks. Our onsite staff will work alongside you and your team every step of the way, guaranteeing your best operation yet.

NSSL has combined over 100 years of yard management experience and our industry-leading YMS solution, Shuntware, to create something revolutionary: on-demand shunting services. Gone are the days of paying for drivers that aren’t needed, or not having enough drivers when you need them most. Through Shuntware, NSSL enables you bring in additional help, whenever you need it, with little-to-no notice. Once Shuntware has been installed on-site (can be done in less than a day), you’ll be able to request additional drivers and trucks whenever the need arises. Typically, we’re able to begin fulfilling your request within 2 hours for established customers!

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Tools For Analyzing Your Shunt Operations

Check out the free digital tools below to quickly discover new opportunities and potential liabilities within your current yard 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

Get tangible data regarding the long-term savings of our Total Yard Management approach. Account for hidden costs such as probability of breakdowns, driver reliability, and more.


Gatehouse Operations FAQs


Yard Management Logistics is the practice of safely and efficiently coordinating all of the moving parts within your yard/distribution center. When executed properly, yard management logistics eliminates wasted space, human resources, and unnecessary liability.


Typically, the minimum distance for shuttling services would be 2 kilometres, with the maximum distance being as much as 20 kilometers.

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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