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

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As SVP of Distribution & & Operations, Kettman will assist the effective, effective operation of KANE’s across the country network of warehouse, including oversight of the business’s fast-growing contract product packaging service. His 30-year logistics career has also covered both corporate (Keebler Cookie Co., Klaussner Manufacturing) and third-party logistics (XPO, Exel, Genco). Most recently, he supervised all operations, acquiring and IT at security item supplier, Premier Safety. Before that, as SVP of Operations for XPO Logistics, he had full operational and P&L duty for 51 distribution and packaging centers.

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

Commenting on the new consultations, KANE CEO Mike Gardner said, “Many of the big, worldwide 3PL gamers in our market have actually been so concentrated on growth and managing Wall Street’s expectations that they have lost their concentrate on the customer. That spells chance for business, like KANE, that combine powerful logistics with a personal touch– especially with customer-centric leaders like Patrick and John leading our operations group.”

About Kane Is Able
Kane Is Able is a third-party logistics supplier that assists durable goods manufacturers and their retail partners efficiently and effectively disperse products throughout the U.S. KANE’s omni-channel logistics services consist of across the country warehousing and distribution, agreement product packaging, fulfillment, cross docking and transport options. The business’s YOUgistics philosophy emphasizes customized service leading to a terrific customer experience.

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


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

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