Field Operations

NSSL's field operations team is one of the key differentiators when it comes to making your yard more efficient, secure, and profitable. These experienced yard management professionals are responsible for oversight of your yard, as well as reviewing all available data to identify ongoing improvement opportunities.

On-Site To ensure uninterrupted yard operations, NSSL maintains a fleet made of late model trucks in peak operational condition. This avoids unnecessary and costly delays often caused by older and/or poorly maintained vehicles.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Once NSSL has established your organization's KPIs, our field operations team immediately assumes responsibility for their oversight. As data is generated and reviewed, we'll continue optimizing your operations plan for the best possible results.

Data Reviews Our field operations team takes a proactive, data-driven approach to managing the efficiency of your yard operation by reviewing incoming reports and information as soon as they're available. With Shuntware, you're also enabled to generate custom reports that give actionable insights into your entire supply chain, not just your yard.

Driver Safety Audits (SEE ME program) Establishing standard operating procedures streamlines your daily operation, saving time, money, and stress on your team. As your yard management partner, we're fully prepared to help you establish SOPs and roll them out for your entire supply chain.

Lifetime Yard Auditing Optimizing your yard in real-time means being able to evaluate data as soon as it's generated. Unlike antiquated or poorly designed YMS systems, Shuntware is capable of tracking and reporting every move as it happens, because when it comes to your supply chain being as efficient, safe, and profitable as possible, every second counts.

Real-Time Move Data Monitoring Optimizing your yard in real-time means being able to evaluate data as soon as it's generated. Unlike antiquated or poorly designed YMS systems, Shuntware is capable of tracking and reporting every move as it happens, because when it comes to your supply chain being as efficient, safe, and profitable as possible, every second counts.

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 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!

Putting a new YMS like Shuntware in place requires 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!

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Tools For Analyzing Your Shunt Operations

The interactive tools provided below 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

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.


Field Operations FAQs


That is totally fine. We have multiple resources that can work directly work with your internal field managers to help achieve your yard’s goals.


All of our field managers possess in cab experience and a valid A-Z license.


Field managers are typically on-site daily, to help coordinate the broader team at your yard, and help solve any yard related issues.

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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