Logistics Procurement

Leverage better logistics to gain a competitive advantage

Across all surface modes, PLG Consulting helps you negotiate freight transportation and associated services to ensure that your delivery costs and service levels allow you to compete more effectively.  This is just one of the many ways we help you optimize logistics costs and turn logistics into a competitive advantage.

Over the past 15 years PLG Consulting has helped negotiate hundreds of millions of dollars in transportation contracts.

We provide a range of support services, including:

  • Cost benchmarking
  • Negotiation strategies
  • RFP process and management
  • Understanding pricing and market environments
  • Service and performance standards
  • Innovative approaches to position your company differently versus competitors in the eyes of service providers
  • Contract terms and conditions
  • Total-cost-to-serve analysis
  • Mode and carrier competition

PLG Consulting aids companies in effectively managing logistics, minimizing costs and maximizing delivery performance in support of their businesses.

Put our years of experience to work for you

With decades of unique, specific expertise and experience, we assemble a team for you that is deep both in knowledge about your product industry as well as the specific modes being negotiated.  We can hit the ground running and immediately start delivering results. And, we take a practical, non-adversarial approach with carriers. We help you position the strategic value of your company to ensure sustainable and cost-optimized logistics.

Our experts are drawn from senior executive roles that have experience from both the shipper and carrier sides of the table.  We deliver an insider’s perspective on key drivers for the transportation carriers with whom you are negotiating. 

You can rely on us to help deliver cost and service-optimized agreements for:

Whether behind-the-scenes, side-by-side, or as your representation at the negotiating table, we support you in whatever way best meets your logistics procurement needs.

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    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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