Shuttling

NSSL is also proud to provide shuttling services to our partners who's logistics needs extend beyond the yard. As with all aspects of our total yard management approach, we staff only the most experienced, knowledgeable drivers, and equip them with premium machinery.

Automated Driver Dispatch Need extra drivers right away? Shuntware enables you to take advantage of automated driver dispatch, which means your operation gets the help it needs right away.

In-Cab Tablet Technology Our shuttling trucks are equipped with tablets that allow our team to know where they're needed in real-time.

Seamless Appointment and Door Allocation Knowing where your trailers are at all times enables peace of mind within your operation, and efficiency within your supply chain. Thanks to Shuntware, real-time trailer tracking is a reality.

Trailer Tracking Knowing where your trailers are at all times enables peace of mind within your operation, and efficiency within your supply chain. Thanks to Shuntware, real-time trailer tracking is a reality.

Full Suite of Reporting Capabilities Not only does Shuntware possess a full suite of reporting capabilities, the NSSL team will help you identify the KPIs that matter most, and customize your reports accordingly.

Peak Season Support As seasonal demand on your operation arrives, NSSL’s on-demand shuttling services are there to make sure business continues uninterrupted. Delays caused by being short-staffed are now a thing of the past.

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
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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.


Shuttling FAQs


Typically, the minimum distance for shuttling services would be 2 kilometres, and companies would shuttle product and trailers as far as 20 kilometres.


To increase and maximize efficiency, NSSL will generally use day-cab trucks for our shuttling services as shunting trucks are governed and restricted to speeds under 30 km/h.

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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