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 direct the reliable, efficient operation of KANE’s nationwide network of warehouse, consisting of oversight of the business’s fast-growing agreement product packaging service. His 30-year logistics profession has actually also covered both business (Keebler Cookie Co., Klaussner Manufacturing) and third-party logistics (XPO, Exel, Genco). Most just recently, he supervised all operations, acquiring and IT at safety item distributor, Premier Safety. Prior to that, as SVP of Operations for XPO Logistics, he had complete functional and P&L responsibility for 51 circulation and product packaging centers.

Coughlin comes to KANE with over 30 years of logistics management experience. As COO, he will direct daily distribution and transport operations, and be accountable for total service levels and financial performance. 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 complete P&L responsibility for this business 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 visits, KANE CEO Mike Gardner stated, “Many of the huge, international 3PL gamers in our industry have actually been so concentrated on development and managing Wall Street’s expectations that they have actually lost their focus on the client. That spells chance for companies, like KANE, that combine powerful logistics with an individual 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 service provider that assists customer goods producers and their retail partners efficiently and effectively distribute goods throughout the U.S. KANE’s omni-channel logistics services include nationwide warehousing and circulation, agreement packaging, satisfaction, cross docking and transport options. The business’s YOUgistics viewpoint emphasizes personalized service resulting in a terrific client experience.

Scranton, PA, Jan. 9, 2020– Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc has actually called two seasoned logistics market executives to lead its operations group. 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 also covered both corporate (Keebler Cookie Co., Klaussner Manufacturing) and third-party logistics (XPO, Exel, Genco).

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