Kane Is Able Names Patrick Coughlin COO and John Kettman SVP of Distribution & Operations

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Coughlin concerns KANE with over 30 years of logistics management experience. As COO, he will direct day-to-day circulation and transport operations, and be accountable for total service levels and monetary efficiency. Prior to KANE, Coughlin held senior management positions in both business (Victoria’s Secret, TOO, Inc.) and third-party logistics. Most just recently, as Vice President of Ryder Last Mile, he had complete P&L obligation for this organisation vertical. Prior to that, as EVP at XPO Logistics, he managed the business’s domestic operations, totaling 42 million square feet across 155 U.S. circulation facilities.

About Kane Is Able
Kane Is Able is a third-party logistics service provider that assists customer goods makers and their retail partners efficiently and effectively distribute products throughout the U.S. KANE’s omni-channel logistics services consist of across the country warehousing and distribution, contract product packaging, fulfillment, cross docking and transportation solutions. The company’s YOUgistics viewpoint highlights personalized service leading to a fantastic client experience.

Discussing the brand-new visits, KANE CEO Mike Gardner stated, “Many of the huge, international 3PL gamers in our industry have been so focused on growth and managing Wall Street’s expectations that they have actually lost their focus on the client. That spells opportunity for companies, like KANE, that combine effective logistics with an individual touch– specifically with customer-centric leaders like Patrick and John leading our operations team.”

Scranton, PA, Jan. 9, 2020– Third-party logistics company Kane Is Able, Inc has called two experienced logistics industry executives to lead its operations team. Efficient immediately, Patrick Coughlin is Chief Operating Officer and John Kettman is Senior Vice President, Distribution & & Operations. Coughlin will report to KANE President & & CEO, Mike Gardner.

As SVP of Distribution & & Operations, Kettman will guide the effective, efficient operation of KANE’s nationwide network of distribution centers, including oversight of the business’s fast-growing contract product packaging service. His 30-year logistics career has likewise covered both business (Keebler Cookie Co., Klaussner Manufacturing) and third-party logistics (XPO, Exel, Genco). Most recently, he managed all operations, buying and IT at security product distributor, Premier Safety. Before that, as SVP of Operations for XPO Logistics, he had complete operational and P&L responsibility for 51 circulation and packaging facilities.


Coughlin comes to KANE with over 30 years of logistics management experience. Prior to KANE, Coughlin held senior management positions in both corporate (Victoria’s Secret, TOO, Inc.) and third-party logistics. His 30-year logistics career has actually also spanned both business (Keebler Cookie Co., Klaussner Manufacturing) and third-party logistics (XPO, Exel, Genco).

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