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Episode 1: Intersection of E-Commerce and Intermodal Rail

Episode 1:  Welcome to PLG Consulting’s 1st ‘Talking Logistics’ Podcast.  Today’s podcast features our host, Chris Bonura, and veteran intermodal and rail transportation expert, John Tuttle.  John and Chris discuss the topic of the “Intersection of E-Commerce and Intermodal Rail”.  In 2020 e-commerce sales grew by 32% and by more than 8 times the overall […]

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Inbound Logistics Article: Intermodal Meets the Moment

Inbound Logistics Article:  Intermodal Meets the Moment Published on May 11, 2021 | Written by Thomas Gresham . In a supercharged supply chain, intermodal’s value grows more evident than ever. These standout companies are contributing to its bright future. Through changing conditions, behaviors, and preferences in the freight market, the strengths of intermodal as a […]

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E-Commerce Boom Drives Warehouse and Logistics Gold Rush

E-Commerce Boom Drives Warehouse and Logistics Gold Rush Amazon defined e-commerce; Covid-19 accelerated the trend’s growth. That’s spurring a warehousing and logistics “gold rush”, says PLG Consulting. Even amid a frenzy of development “we’re still on the front end of that runway.” PLG estimates there’s another 5x of current warehousing demand to play out over […]

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US Polyethylene Production Expected to Exceed 25,000 KTPA by 2030, representing +50% of all Domestic Production Exports

US Polyethylene Production Expected to Exceed 25,000 KTPA by 2030 Today, the U.S. produces about 6 million tons more of plastic resin polyethylene (PE) per year than it did five years ago. Yet, there is still room to grow 2020’s volume of 21,500 Kilo-Tons per Annum (KTPA), judging by resin producers’ expansion plans. By 2030, […]

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US Ethylene Projected Growth Patterns Remain Impressive Through 2030

US Ethylene Projected Growth Patterns Remain Impressive Through 2030 Cheap and abundant natural gas has fueled new investment in U.S. chemical production, including ethylene, a key plastics feedstock. U.S. Ethylene production grew approximately 10,000 Kilo-Tons Per Annum (KTPA) in the five years preceding 2020. PLG Consulting recently revisited its projections for ethylene. Ethylene production and […]

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