Midwest-based operator of metals service centers invested in US road freight analysis to help improve service levels and market competitiveness while reducing costs

in Case Study

A large Midwest-based operator of metals service centers with over 14 facilities was seeking a solution for ongoing service concerns and high freight costs for their clients within the aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, consumer products, construction, electronics, and medical industries. They engaged PLG Consulting to execute a complete optimization analysis and assessment of their US road freight program to provide recommendations for improving efficiencies and market competitiveness.

PLG’s team of experts conducted a comprehensive US road freight analysis and delivered a freight contract review and spend analysis with benchmarking; evaluated service level requirements; reviewed processes and developed a set of process improvement and savings initiatives.

Services Provided


    We are a bulk logistics and supply chain consulting firm who delivers customized and practical solutions to the industrial economy. Over 200 of the world’s most admired shippers, transportation service providers and PE firms trust us to help solve their complex logistics and supply chain challenges.


    100 S. State Street 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603 USA


    +1 312-957-7757