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2022 Summary Insight Reports


PLG Consulting's 2022 Summary Insight ReportsDownload the summary infographic that highlights our 2022 Best in Thought Leadership. Featured reports include:Green...

Commentary: As Winter Shows, It Could Be Hard To Deliver Propane by Rail


As Winter Shows, It Could Be Hard To Deliver Propane by Rail So far, so good for propane distribution this winter....

2021’s 12 Days of Content: Our Most Popular Posts


2021’s 12 Days of Content: Our Most Popular PostsWelcome to PLG Consulting’s 2021’s “Twelve Days of Content”! Read our 2021...

Commentary: Propane Tank Car Volumes See Shift to Seasonal Cyclical Trend


Propane Tank Car Volumes See Shift to Seasonal Cyclical Trend Rail shipments of propane are seeing a shift to seasonal swings....

Circular economy is no longer a crunchy pipe dream – its value is estimated to hit $4.5T worldwide by 2030


The Circular Economy Explained Imagine you need a new pair of Adidas® athletic shoes. When you buy them, the clerk tells...

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...

The Un-balanced Circular Economy – Demand for Waste Plastic Seen Outpacing Supply


The Un-balanced Circular Economy - Demand for Waste Plastic Seen Outpacing Supply The circular economy – the use of recycled plastics...

Calculating Rail-Car Fleet Needs: How to Build Your Own Model


Introduction “How many cars do I need for my fleet?” That’s question heard from a rail shipper. While every situation seems...

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 2030Today, the U.S. produces about 6 million tons more of plastic...

US Ethylene Projected Growth Patterns Remain Impressive Through 2030


US Ethylene Projected Growth Patterns Remain Impressive Through 2030Cheap and abundant natural gas has fueled new investment in U.S. chemical...