Delivering customized solutions for marine transportation

For practical, actionable insights, analysis, and solutions on all aspects of marine transportation, you can rely on PLG Consulting.

Our team of over 50 experts and industry veterans have managed logistics operations, procurement, optimization, and due diligence for the full range of marine transport.


Helping shippers improve operations and reduce costs

You can count on PLG Consulting to help you assess and optimize your marine shipment activities and operations. We have a proven track record in improving operations and reducing costs for shippers. Rely on our practical and actionable support to help you manage your operations and ensure safe, timely, and cost-efficient delivery.

  • US river system barge
  • Container shipping
  • Project cargo vessels
  • Parcel tankers
  • Dry bulk vessels
  • Port and dock operations
  • Stevedoring
  • Loading/unloading systems
  • Dry & liquid bulk terminals

Carriers, ports, perminals and service providers: Grow your business and invest wisely

With deep knowledge and expertise from many of the most marine-dependent industries, PLG Consulting can help you understand and penetrate new markets and find new ways to improve your bottom line. Our project work on behalf of carriers, terminals, and vessel owners includes:


Improve the odds of a successful investment in marine assets and operations

Private equity and corporate mergers and acquisition (M&A) teams count on PLG Consulting’s operational and market due diligence services to help make investment decisions. We dig deep into your organization and industry, uncovering areas for improvement and opportunities for growth.  

Our decades of unique, specific expertise and experience in marine transportation means that you can count on our team to help you make wise investment decisions through our operational and market due diligence services.  We have helped some of the largest private equity firms and major players in the marine industry with both due diligence on new acquisitions as well as market penetration and business strategies for existing portfolio companies and operations.  And, in addition to fact and experience-based insights, analytics, and solutions for businesses, PLG Consulting can also help you with strategy and valuations for both fixed and floating assets.

No matter the marine asset, when looking for precise valuations, PLG Consulting positions your company for success.

Our experience includes negotiation of millions of dollars in transportation contracts for barge, container ship, and project cargo sailings across North America, Asia, Europe, and South America.

Does your organization have the right abilities, expertise and bandwidth to maximize your marine logistics? We do.

Call us at + 1 312-957-7757 and learn more.

Project Examples

    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.


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