Truck Transportation

Navigate today’s challenges and benefit from tomorrow’s opportunities

An over $700B market in the U.S., trucking is integral to the national economy and North American supply chain. Take your seat at the table.

Since its inception, PLG Consulting has consulted in all aspects of truck transportation on behalf of shippers, carriers, and investors. Our proven track record includes work in trucking procurement, operations, due diligence, business analysis, equipment, and optimization across all variations of trucking: full truckload, LTL, dry bulk, liquid bulk, specialized/heavy-haul, intermodal, flatbed, and private fleet.


Helping Shippers Lower Costs and Improve Reliability

For some of the largest truck shippers in North America, PLG Consulting has helped optimize the use of truck across a broad range of commodities, including bulk materials, chemicals, minerals, oil and gas products, and manufactured goods.

Your operations depend on reliable transportation of raw materials and finished goods, and your bottom line depends on delivering to customers safely and economically. We helped negotiate millions of dollars in savings from truck freight costs, and just as importantly, we optimized the capacity of truck resources to ensure supply chain reliability for clients. Whatever your needs, PLG Consulting experts can ensure your truck logistics fully support your commercial and business objectives.

Services include:


Improving Truck Operations and Performance

Trucking has long been a challenging business, with high competition, regulatory requirements, driver turnover, and capital requirements. PLG Consulting has helped carriers improve their businesses and lower operating costs with strategic and operational guidance, including:

  • Driver retention strategies
  • Dispatch process and technology optimization
  • Logging compliance, including implementation of ELD systems and technology

Special focus:

Private Fleets: PLG Consulting has worked extensively in the area of private fleet operations, analysis, and costing. We can help you determine if private fleet operations is right for your organization, and for existing operations, PLG Consulting can help you:

  • Optimize assets and route networks
  • Develop dispatching protocols and use of technology
  • Integrate ELD data for compliance and operational improvement

Download Our Whitepaper


Understand the Marketplace and Invest With Confidence

For both carriers and private equity investors, PLG Consulting aids clients in developing practical and effective business strategies for current or prospective trucking operations that include:

  • Market analysis and penetration strategies for a broad range of industry verticals and targets
  • Competitive SWOT analysis
  • M&A and growth strategies, including business model analysis and development

Our M&A advisory experience in the truck industry includes acquisition due diligence, investment thesis, and target identification for both corporate M&A and private equity clients and on projects throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.

The US truck market is more challenged than ever, which presents significant risks and costs for shippers. View PLG Consulting’s resources for featured insights on navigating cost and capacity challenges.

Call us at +1 312 957-7757 for a complimentary consultation and optimize your truck logistics.

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