Meet CSTS: Kyle Mitchell – Account Representative

Posted on July 22, 2016

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Where is your hometown? 

Springdale, AR

What motivates you to wake up each day? 

I always want to learn more and do more. I always want to do better than the day before in some way.

What did you do before CaseStack? 

Before CaseStack I worked for a supplemental insurance company.

How did you learn about CaseStack? 

I learned about CaseStack from a friend who also works with the company.

What is your position here at CaseStack? 

I am an Account Representative

  • Call customers, give them shipping quotes, book shipments, and handle every part of the shipping process so the customer does not have to.
  • I enjoy talking with people, and no day is exactly like the one before. You’re always shipping something new or talking to someone new.

Can you share any industry insights or advice?

I get as much information as I can to make sure the shipment is correct for the customer

  • The best tip I have about shipping freight is know the product you’re shipping, know your dimensions, weight, class, and there will be less surprises on the back end.
  • I’m here to save my customers money, time, and headache.

Who do you most aspire to be like? 

My grandfather.

What is your favorite quote? 

“After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on – have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear – what remains? Nature remains”.

Tell us one random fact about yourself. 

I can play 5 instruments.

What is your favorite app – the one that you can’t live without?

Pandora.

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world where would it be?

Ireland.

Your stranded on an island and can only have three things what would they be? 

Hammock, book, radio.

You can only watch one movie for the rest of your life – what is it? 

Good Will Hunting.

Favorite genre(s) of music and current favorite song? 

Country, Confessions by Florida Georgia line.

If you could be any Super hero/Villain who would it be? Why?

Thor, I’d have an awesome accent and giant hammer! Enough said.

All-time favorite sports team and/or player?

Wes Malott, Professional bowler.

What is your absolute dream car – the one that you know you will never be able to own but wish you could? 

My dream car is actually a motorcycle: 1942 Indian.

What is your passion in life? 

My passion in life is to make people happy.

What is your favorite activity outside of work? 

On the weekends I like to go to bowling tournaments with friends that I have been bowling leagues and tournaments with since we were kids. We load up the truck and head to Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, or somewhere here in Arkansas to try and win a little money and test our bowling skills. Kyle Bowling

 

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Meet: CaseStack Transportation Services (CSTS)

Posted on May 11, 2016

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CaseStack ships over 1 million shipments per year!  Thousands of those shipments were managed by our very own Transportation Services Department – a lively and fast paced part of the company where our team of over 100 freight experts live!

Between Account Representatives and Sales Coordinators, our customers (and their freight) are in good hands. Every day, our crew is working hard to ensure that loads are properly booked and safely delivered while upholding the high standard of service quality that is the hallmark of our company.

We’ve decided it’s time for you to hear from our team. So, over the coming weeks we’d like introduce you to what makes CaseStack special – our people – by sharing their stories and experiences as freight shipping experts. Be on the lookout for our Meet CSTS blog series!

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Also, if you haven’t heard about some of the other cool stuff we’re doing, like Freight University, then you might want to take a look at these —> Amazing Videos.

 

 


CaseStack is a provider of supply chain management (SCM) services including warehousing, transportation, and supply chain management software (SCMS). It uses a proprietary software as a service platform for its collaborative retailer consolidation programs. Based in Santa Monica, California, CaseStack has been recognized in Food Logistics’ Top 85 3PL Providers, Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies 100 Great Supply Chain Partners and Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Providers. CaseStack has also been recognized as one of the best places to work in its two largest locations for multiple years.

Freight University: What’s My Class?

Posted on March 7, 2016

Freight University is our new YouTube channel that will feature monthly videos on all topics related to freight.

In this month’s video, Professor T explains how to determine freight class:

Email us with your questions at questions@freightuniversity.com

Visit us online at: http://freightuniversity.com/

Freight Density Calculator: http://freightuniversity.com/density-…

Freight Classification Tools: http://freightuniversity.com/resources/

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CaseStack recognized by Food Logistics as a Top Software and Technology Provider for 2015

Posted on December 17, 2015

2015 FL 100

December 17, 2015
Santa Monica, Calif.- CaseStack, the industry leader in collaborative retail consolidation programs, supply chain management, and integrated warehousing services has been recognized by Food Logistics as a Top Software and Technology Provider for 2015.

Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain, this week announced the twelfth annual FL100+ list, which appears in the November/December 2015 issue.

For more than a decade, the editors of Food Logistics have profiled software and technology providers that hold influential roles in the global food and beverage supply chain. Their products benefit the industry in multiple ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance.

“Developments in the software and technology sector are generating new opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. “Moreover, cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain.”

Over 150 companies applied for this year’s FL100+, more than any prior year. The FL100+ is designed to serve as a resource guide for the readers of Food Logistics. Companies who earned a spot on the FL100+ list are featured in the November/December 2015 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com

About CaseStack
CaseStack is a leading supply chain services provider for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that leverages collaborative retailer consolidation programs and cloud-based technology.  CaseStack provides sustainable logistics, including transportation and warehousing solutions that eliminate systemic waste and optimize supply chain performance. By consolidating many less-than-truckloads (LTLs) into full trucks, CaseStack reduces costs, improves on-time performance and minimizes damages.  CaseStack has received growth and innovation awards from Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and is recognized as a ‘Best Places to Work’ organization. For more information about CaseStack, its facilities and consolidation programs, please visit CaseStack.com or call 1-855-638-3500.

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