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Good Feels with Jason Reposa feature #20 of Together Talks

Updated: Oct 25, 2023

"Together Talks" feature #20: Good Feels presented by KLS, freight company


Some Background on Good Feels

This edition of "Together Talks" campaign, KLS was joined by Jason Reposa, Founder/Owner, of Good Feels. They make cannabis-infused beverages for those who want more out of life. Their line up of products can replace alcohol in every setting. This experience starts with their 12oz stubby bottles of cannabis-infused seltzers. They also have fast-acting beverage enhancers for the at home mixologist. Both are zero sugar and have zero calories.


How it started

Jason suffered from a locked jaw, ultimately due to stress, for much of his adulthood. Traditional medicines were not providing relief or a solution. He turned to cannabis. It treated his stress. And with that his locked jaw. The root of the problem was discovered and thus he was back to feeling comfortable and normal. Jason understood of the importance of cannabis use for himself. He also had kids at home who are in school and didn't want to be the parent who was using, lighting up, or vaping.


This led him to a question...How can I derive a product that is subtle, socially acceptable, and takes the edge off?


He started with mixing products first. His goal was to develop something that worked not only well, but very quickly. He emphasized the importance of microdosing. "Our goal is not to get anyone SUPER high or even high, but instead just maintain a nice steady pace instead of the ups and downs." He told us most edibles you only consume 20-25% of the THC, but in their products, it is between 80-85%. That is how their beverage enhancers were developed. A drop into a beverage and immediate effects are felt.


"Everyone has heard of the edibles or gummy stories...Take one and nothing happens, so take another and then suddenly you're in a panic state. We knew that is not the type of relief, comfort, and lifestyle we wanted to provide. Instead, our products are designed to give you a controllable outcome every time. We are aiming to remove the scaries and unknown from using cannabis products. Good Feels is safe, trusted, and reliable."


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Current position

The company began almost 3 years ago with Jason, but the formal launch was just over a year ago. Good Feels is currently in Massachusetts only, sold through dispensaries. They are in approximately 100 stores as of this writing. However Jason said he has 4-6 states nearby interested in selling their products. "The demand is high, we just want to make sure we grow and scale at an appropriate pace. We run a lean team of 9 employees."


The company has excelled in recent years. In 2022, they were named the best seltzer by Weedmaps.


They also recently took home another award for innovation thanks to their beverage enhancer mixers.


We asked Jason what separates his company, "We are an anomaly because we make tech-innovated products. We have ready-to-drink seltzers and the beverage enhancers. All of our products are 0 calories, 0 sugar, and made with either essential oils or natural flavors derived from the fruit you see on the bottle. We live for Health and Wellness."


Good Feels is all-encompassing. Their products are designed to help people. Their company hires to help people. All new hires start with benefits and $20/hr, remarkable for any company let alone a start-up! But as Jason told us, "We are just a tight-knit group who care about cannabis and are passionate about creating positive change in the space. Happy people make better beverages." He also told us they try to do right by the community. They use all renewable energy, carbon neutral, passion, and care put into the process and products, and they own the manufacturing of their products as well which gives them total control.


They were featured in articles for Worcester Magazine and Cannabis Business Times as well!


Future growth

As you can see the company is already off to a great start. But they have higher goals. Jason told us by the end of 2023 he is hoping to be in another 4-5 states and upwards of 300-400 stores.

And the end of the following year, 2024, to hit their take off and become a national presence doubling their stores and hopefully being in over 1,000! "We've had people from Texas, California, Colorado reach out, but we aren't there yet. We have to be smart and strategic to build our infrastructure the right way so when we are ready we can really scale this thing."


The company is also looking to test a few of the flavors with direct-to-consumer options in the upcoming year. Jason said it is an untapped market potential and avoids a ton of the red tape hurdles they have to comb through given the cannabis element.


We ended our chat with Jason asking him his favorite aspects of the company. "I love R&D, getting to get in the lab so to speak and create new products, flavors to bring to our consumers is so much fun. As a team we are always thinking of ways to improve our products and expand on them." He also told us that they are "a cast of misfits", but he said it with the biggest smile on his face! Jason also told us that the emails, reviews, and stories they receive from customers is the greatest feeling. The level of satisfaction that evokes is hard to put into words he mentioned.


Good Feels is young, but they are on their way. Don't miss the boat on following them. Here is where they are accessible!


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In Closing

KLS is grateful to have spoken with Jason and learned all about this feeling good company. We are ecstatic to feature Good Feels for this edition of "Together Talks".

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Klimson Logistics Solutions - Good Feels with Jason Reposa feature #20 of Together Talks

*Klimson Logistics Solutions is an Industry Leading Customer Service 3PL. Our focus and commitment to our clients has us striving to be the BEST customer service 3PL for LTL, FTL, Reefer, and Drayage in the country. KLS, freight company, is a 3PL providing nationwide logistics solutions. KLS shipping services include: LTL freight, FTL freight, Reefer LTL freight, Reefer FTL freight, and Drayage. Klimson Logistics Solutions thanks you for viewing our marketing campaign "Together Talks" if you have any interest in being featured or questions regarding your freight operations please contact us today!


Why KLS?

Our precise and reliable effort.

We handle every shipment with the exact same process. It does not matter if you move one shipment a year or ten per day, you will receive the same level of customer service from us. When we started this company, we had one goal in mind, treat every shipment like it was our own. With our vast knowledge of the industry, we understood what a customer would want from a communication standpoint. We applied that process to be the standard here at KLS. Our reliability and being able to depend on our consistency is why we have such long-standing relationships with our clients.


Our Process?

Every shipment in our industry starts with a quote. We are firm believers that time is money, thus we strive to have quotes back in a 5-10 minute reply time for LTL and FTL, any FCL quotes are at the mercy of the carriers getting back to us. For LTL we have the flexibility to quote both off of NMFC and also Density depending on the carrier. Utilizing our services, you’re allowing us to use our expertise to class your freight accordingly to ensure we are providing the best rate we possibly can.

Once a quote has been submitted and a client chooses to proceed with KLS handling the arrangement of the shipment our full process begins. We create the BOL that will be used for the shipment. If it is a new location for our system, we will obtain all the important/special details (reference numbers, contact details, shipping hours, closed for lunch, dock/doors, etc.). We meticulously build every detail into our software for all future shipments involving that location. After we have both locations built and necessary reference numbers have been applied we will tender the shipment to the carrier. We use this method because it provides us a real time pickup number from the carrier to obtain updates prior to pickup. Our staff will either email the BOL directly to you or to the shipper (at your request) the minute after the tender has been accepted by the carrier. LTL carriers require a 2 hour window prior to close time in order to schedule it for a same-day pickup attempt.

The following morning you’ll receive an email from us. It will either provide the reason the pickup was missed (driver’s trailer filled up, driver missed the close time, truck broke down, shipper said no freight, etc.) or if the pickup was successful you will receive the PRO (tracking) number from us, along with the eta for delivery. Our staff will track it throughout the duration of transit and advise if anything happens that will alter the estimated delivery date. The day the shipment delivers we will email you with confirmation and the POD (Proof of Delivery), should you require it.

Your shipment has been quoted, scheduled, picked up, and delivered. The next step is waiting for the carrier to invoice us and make sure the rate matches up. If it does, we close out the invoice from the carrier in our system and automatically your invoice is created and sent to the requested party at your company. In the event the carrier has an additional charge on their invoice “Variance”, we will never send you an invoice with an additional charge without first identifying you of the charge.

Let us repeat, NEVER WILL WE JUST BILL OUT AN EXTRA CHARGE WITHOUT YOU BEING NOTIFIED.

You are our customer, we represent you. Should the carrier provide an extra charge on an invoice, “Lift gate, additional weight, reclass, detention, etc.) We notify you of the charge via email first. Second, within that email we identify what is required should you choose to dispute the charge. Again our goal is to honor your request, if you want to dispute, we will dispute. During a dispute we will provide you updates every step along the way. Once a dispute is closed out, whether it is approved or rejected, then we will invoice you as the invoice has been resolved.

For reference, our company only had 6.2% of all shipments go to dispute in 2022 and we successfully won 91% of those disputes on behalf of our customers.

This is our process for every single shipment you move with us. We don’t cut corners, we don’t hide from difficult situations. We believe in being available, honest, and transparent. We don’t ever want to tell you that a shipment is lost, damaged, misrouted, but it is our duty to notify you the second we find out something has gone wrong. We hate to present bad news, but it is part of the job. What you can guarantee is that we will work a shipment all the way through and turn over every stone until we get a resolution for our clients.


Services offered?

Our core business is LTL and FTL. Within these options we have options for both dry and refrigerated/frozen. We also offer FCL/Drayage options. Our company as a 3PL has nationwide options and services clients across the US.


Let’s breakdown our services more in-depth

LTL: Standard and Guaranteed CFS (Imports & Exports) Tradeshows Hazmat Anything that is on a pallet can be moved LTL. Typically LTL is up to 10 pallets, but the sweet spot for a carrier is 6-8 pallets at most for an individual shipment. LTL quotes are good between 5-30 days depending on the carrier. LTL can be quoted either via NMFC or density to determine the class (we do this for you).

Volume: Anything over 10-12’ of space in the truck is the technical rule for a volume shipment. When we run a quote for you we will determine if it qualifies for volume and provide you a rate if available. Volume moves allow you to get a reduced rate for larger shipments. The caveat to volume shipments it the quotes are only valid for 3-7 days and they move on capacity between terminals. If a terminal is backed up they will move their LTL freight first before the volume freight, which can lead to longer transit times for volume moves.

FTL/Dedicated/Expedited: 53’ Dry and Reefer 26’ Box trucks with lift gate Sprinter Van The main difference for FTL vs LTL is space and transit time. For standard pallets you can fit either 26 or 30 pallets in a 53’ dry van. The other main difference is transit time, for FTL each day counts in the transit time, whereas LTL does not count the day of pickup, weekends, or holidays in their transit time.

Reefer/Frozen: LTL and FTL We specialize working in the CPG space with food manufacturers. We regularly deliver to the following locations: Kehe UNFI Core Mark DPI Wegmans Cugini H.T. Hackney Netrition HEB ALDI Chambers and Owens EBY Brown Nassau Candy Harris Teeter Wakefern NU INC Long Distribution

What makes KLS different?

There are thousands for freight brokers and 3PL in our industry. Barrier to entry is rather easy and agents or owners will often hire sales people without any intention of properly training them. It results in high turnover for many freight companies and a forgettable experience for the client. We choose to operate differently through our consistency. We truly care about doing right by our clients and prospects too. While we would love to help provide our services to every company we speak with, that just isn’t realistic. We won’t always be the right fit for every company that moves freight and that is ok. Our authenticity as a shipping company sets us apart from the competition and that is backed up by our testimonials. We also run a marketing campaign bi-weekly called “Together Talks”. We interview, highlight, and promote two businesses every week. Our goal is to grow our network, make new connections, and learn something new with each collaboration. Check it out on our website and if you’re interested in being featured reach out.

Our company also runs a year long charity promotion. Book your first shipment through KLS and we donate to the charity of your choice in your name. Our way of thanking you for giving us an opportunity to show you the KLS way and what makes us one of a kind. This entire package is what we offer to every prospect and every client. Our goal is to help provide answers that customers may have when it comes to shipping. We want to always be available as a resource and will always offer a lending hand whenever we can.

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