Jean Arndt

Senior Consultant and Project Manager

Rail | Oil and Gas | Chemicals | Mining, Minerals & Metals

Jean is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 40 years of experience in the rail, distribution, and transportation consulting industries. She has in-depth expertise in a wide variety of disciplines, including logistics/railroad network operations and transportation analysis; problem-solving and process simplification; systems design, and development and implementation. She is PLG Consulting’s lead Project Manager for rail and petroleum-related projects.

A superior project manager, Jean provided executive sponsorship and direction to development of call center technology and related business process design for BNSF’s Service and Crew Calling Support Centers, resulting in a $23 million labor cost reduction. She has also utilized her engineering degree as project lead for railcar fleet optimization and North American distribution network optimization and benchmarking, improving operations and reducing costs.


  • Director Customer Solutions & Network Management, R. R. Donnelly & Sons Co.
  • Vice President, Network Support, BNSF Railway