Transportation Services

Your Seamless Logistics Solution

Get a seamless logistics solution based on our extensive network of national transportation partners who can respond to your retail needs.

Efficient, reliable, and tailored to the needs of the retail industry, NLS Transportation Services offers a comprehensive logistics solution through our extensive network of national transportation partners. With a diverse range of options and nationwide coverage, we ensure your shipments reach their destinations on time, every time.

    Customized Solutions for Every Shipping Requirement

    At NLS, we understand that different businesses have different shipping needs. That’s why we offer a wide range of transportation options to cater to various requirements:

    • National FTL (Full Truckload)
    • LTL (Less Than Truckload)
    • FCL (Full Container Load)
    • LCL (Less Than Container Load)
    • Courier
    • Air
    • Expedited ground
    • Same-day
    • Intermodal

    By providing this comprehensive selection, NLS can accommodate shipments of any size, meet tight deadlines, and accommodate your budget.

    delivering to key retail destinations

    Delivering to Key Retail Destinations

    NLS stands out with our regular delivery service to every major mall across Canada. With our extensive coverage, we ensure that your products reach key retail locations nationwide. 

    Insights and Recommendations

     We offer freight audit and carrier analysis services to provide valuable insights and recommendations. We ensure that you choose the most suitable and reliable transportation partners based on your unique needs.

    An Extensive Network

    An Extensive Nationwide Network

    Our asset-light operating model provides you with flexible and cost-effective transportation solutions. With extensive knowledge and expertise in delivering across the country we are Canada’s retail logistics leader.

    A robotic picker in an NLS warehouse ensuring order are picked and packed ontime and properly.

    Real-Time Tracking

     NLS provides real-time tracking capabilities, allowing businesses to monitor the progress of their shipments and ensure on-time deliveries. This visibility into the transportation process enables businesses to provide accurate updates to their customers and deliver a “complete order” service experience.

    A Full Suite of Omnichannel Capabilities








    Returns Management


    Transportation Management


    Inbound Management


    Outbound Transportation


    Reverse Logistics


    Tier 1 Integrations


    Client Reporting


    Business Intelligence


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Learn more about NLS’ Transportation Services and how our team of logistics experts can help elevate your brand.

    What is Full Truck Load?

    Full truckload, or FTL, is a shipping mode where a shipment is carried by 1 dedicated truck.

    What Is Less Than Truckload?

    Less-than-truckload, or less-than-load (LTL), is a shipping mode for freight with small loads or quantities. Less-than-truckload helps minize the cost of individual shipments.

    What Is Full Container Load?

    Full Container Load, or FCL, is when shipment or cargo requires the full space of a shipping container. 

    What Is Less Than Container Load?

    Less Than Container Load, or LCL, is when container loads are filled with products from multiple different orders. This is a more economic shipping solution for smaller retailers.

    What Other Services Does NLS Offer?

    NLS offers a wide range of logistics services including:

    •  Distribution and Replenishment
    •  Crossdock & Pool Point
    •  E-Commerce
    •  Reverse Logistics/Recalls
    •  Drayage
    How Do I Get Started?

    Starting the process is easy. Talk to an expert by filling out our contact form and a member of our team will get in touch to further explore your logistics needs and find the best solution for you and your business.

    Omnichannel Logistics Solutions

    Direct to Consumer

    Our well-established retail relationships, transportation partnerships, and infrastructure provide clients with a significant advantage for reaching and serving consumers through wholesale, brick-and-mortar, and e-commerce channels.