Terminals and Warehousing

Delivering safe, efficient and cost effective terminal operations strategies to support your bottom line

Our unique terminals and warehousing expertise has been benefitting our clients for over 15 years. As an essential distribution link in any supply chain, safe, efficient, and cost-effective terminal operations are key to supporting your bottom line.

PLG Consulting understands the specific needs and issues for terminaling and storage of a wide range of commodities and goods, including chemicals, oil and gas, bulk commodities, and manufactured goods. And, our scope of capabilities extends across planning, optimization, operations, and site selection for terminals, warehouses, and distribution centers. Our unique, specific expertise and experience covers all variations of terminals, warehousing, and distribution sites:

A proven track record increasing warehouse productivity and simplifying terminal operations

Our terminal and distribution point services are always innovative, yet practical and actionable.

Network Optimization

For shippers, we model and optimize locations of distribution nodes, ensuring a high performing supply chain that helps turn logistics into a competitive advantage.


Our assessments and recommendations lead to improvements which ensure your terminals and warehouses are running efficiently and fully compliant with all safety, health, environmental, and security standards and regulations.

Technology Needs Assessment and Solutions

We help you assess and find the best fit for warehouse management systems (WMS), inventory management and control, and other tools to help control costs and improve operations.

Facility Design and Engineering

Whether rail, marine, truck, or pipeline, PLG Consulting provides you customized excellence in the planning, engineering, and startup of new terminals and distribution facilities.


We have helped dozens of shippers procure terminal and distribution services, ensuring cost-competitive agreements fully supported by performance clauses.

Business Strategy

For terminal and warehouse service providers, we have helped develop strategies and intelligence that allows them to penetrate new markets and improve asset utilization.

Due Diligence

For some of the largest private equity firms and corporate M&A clients, PLG Consulting provides operational and market due diligence on new acquisitions. We also consult on operation improvements and business strategies for portfolio companies within the warehouse and distribution space.

If you want impartial, practical advice, are looking for new site locations or need new ideas to improve operations, give us a call at 312-957-7757

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.


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


    +1 312-957-7757