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Specialized, Turnkey Solutions

Uncommon Logistics offers logistics solutions that are customized to your supply chain needs and requirements.

Established in 2002, Uncommon Logistics is an experienced logistics provider located in Flanders, New Jersey. Through the years we have grown to be a full-service supply chain solutions provider servicing multiple segments of the market, specializing in consumers products and manufacturing industries.

Developing turnkey supply chain solutions has been vital to our successful growth. Our customers know that Uncommon can execute with excellence and launch on time and on budget. Our solutions allow our customers to focus on their core business, while we handle their supply chain needs.

Uncommon Logistics has the capability to meet all of your warehousing, transportation, and value-added service needs. We partner with our customers to meet all their future supply chain needs.

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Leadership Team

Tim Shea, Founder & President

Founder and President

Tim Shea

Tim Shea, President of Uncommon Carrier, has been in the logistics and transportation industry his entire adult life. Tim started Uncommon Carrier, Inc. over 40 years ago, hauling books and spices into New York City with a 1968 Mack Straight Truck he purchased from Barnes & Noble. Incorporated in 1981, Uncommon Carrier has grown into a full-service transportation and warehousing company. Over time, we invested heavily in specialized equipment and became a specialist in the Import/Export overweight market. Tim is constantly striving to promote employee satisfaction and exceed the expectations of our customers.

In 2003, Tim started Uncommon Logistics (UCL), a non-asset based logistics provider, to better service his customers with designed logistic solutions. UCL provides service to its customers throughout the United States and Canada.

Tim possesses a unique range of skills and experience, delivering best practices and leadership to a wide variety of customers and organizations.

Troy Mason, Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Troy Mason

Troy Mason is a leader in the Supply Chain Engineering & Logistics industry, with over 25 years in the manufacturing arena, focusing upon logistics, material planning, equipment solution design, facility optimization, quality control, production planning, lean manufacturing (JIT), kitting, sequencing, and subassembly.

Throughout his career, Troy has gained extensive knowledge in the areas of consumer goods distribution for health and beauty products, pharmaceuticals, fashion apparel, and automotive & rail car assembly, as well as general warehouse and value-added services, both as a Tier 1 supplier and as a manager of third-party service providers. He has worked for AEL-SPAN, Walker International Transportation, General Motors, Innovative Logistics Group, Owens Corning Fiberglass, and Henderson Industries.

Troy has designed simple solutions to complex logistics problems in support of a variety of customers, including the U.S. military, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, FCA/Chrysler, Lear Corporation, Toyota Motors, Cummins Engine, Bombardier, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, KIKO cosmetics, Masland Industries, Lydall Inc., Knoll, Industrial Acoustics, ABB Traction, and Whirlpool.

In his role with UCL, Troy utilizes his diverse background and proven hands-on know-how of the facility design, process improvement, and program implementation of complex out-sourced logistics programs to position Uncommon as a premier logistics provider. Troy is married to his wife Linda of 25 years, has two sons, and is a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Debra Brancato, Founder & President


Debra Brancato

Debra Brancato is currently the Controller for Uncommon Logistics. Debra joined the team in 2019 in her current position and is responsible for all accounting matters for the company, including Financial Reporting, General Accounting, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable. Debra has over 20 years’ experience working in finance and over 15 years in the logistics industry.

Anthony Richards, Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Anthony Richards

As Operations Manager, Anthony is responsible for business operations management, client and vendor relationships, operational planning and processing, OSHA and regulatory compliance, Human Resources management, and employee training and development. 

Richard has experience working with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 organizations, utilizing core business principles to enhance business relationships and strategies, and support organizational adherence to company culture and leadership, integrity, dedication, trust, and teamwork.

He is a devoted husband and father of two.

Operations Manager

Jorge Chavez-Fernandez

With extensive experience in supply chain warehousing and logistics, Jorge is responsible for the daily operations of Uncommon Carrier’s Kearny Warehouse. He is also responsible for educating other employees on using Synapse, our Warehouse Management System.

Prior to joining Uncommon Carrier, Jorge played a significant role in two prestigious pick-and-pack operations, involving cosmetics and high-value goods. Previously, Jorge spent 12 years in manufacturing for the automotive industry.

Vice President of Transportation

Allen Smith

Allen Smith, a dedicated Transportation Leader with over 25 years of experience, specializes in LTL, Intermodal Rail and Ocean, Dedicated Accounts, Cross Dock, Import Export, Ground and Air Transportation. He excels in using proven methods to successfully cut costs and increase productivity to ensure customer satisfaction.

Allen joined the Team in 2022 as Vice President of Transportation. He has expertise in building a strong structure, motivating and mentoring teams, stability and employee development. Allen has 3 sons and 1 daughter and is a diehard New York Jets and Yankees fan.