Global chemical manufacturer improves operational efficiencies through rail expansion

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Client is a land-locked chemical manufacturer with dynamic and increasing shift-to-shift requirements for intra-site railcar switching to/from multiple loading facilities. PLG performed rail operations and infrastructure assessments to support the options analysis and subsequent funding processes for new/improved rail infrastructure at the two plants. The rail assessments will primarily address the plant #1 needs for overall rail operations efficiency increases related to hopper car switching, storage, inspections, repairs, weighing, cleaning, transloading, and product heel management. In collaboration with Client teams, PLG Consulting completed the project’s objectives and deliverables for rail assessments, capacity/capability options, planned daily rail operations, and total installed cost (TIC) estimate.

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