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North American leader in paper and paperboard recycling optimizes rail logistics via business strategy in volatile market

A leader in paper and paperboard recycling, with production plants in Canada and 80+ destinations throughout North America, was looking for rail commercial market expertise to help them maximize the outcome of their master rail contract renewals. With a tumultuous transportation market and railroads signaling significant price increases, this market leader wanted to optimize its […]

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Major refining company optimizes their logistics strategy via comprehensive railcar fleet assessment

A major petroleum refiner, producing high-value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and specialty lubricant products was looking for a comprehensive railcar fleet assessment to understand opportunities for improved efficiencies and cost reductions. Due to PLG Consulting’s deep expertise in oil and gas, renewables and rail industries, the client selected PLG’s team […]

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Midwest-based operator of metals service centers invested in US road freight analysis to help improve service levels and market competitiveness while reducing costs

A large Midwest-based operator of metals service centers with over 14 facilities was seeking a solution for ongoing service concerns and high freight costs for their clients within the aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, consumer products, construction, electronics, and medical industries. They engaged PLG Consulting to execute a complete optimization analysis and assessment of their US […]

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Major landfill gas recycler teams up with leading provider of waste disposal and recycling services to bring to market cost-effective compressed gases

An international leader in developing technology to make clean burning, renewable second-generation biofuels was looking to team up with a leading provider of waste disposal and recycling services to recycle landfill gases into cost-effective compressed natural gases (CNG) and bring them to the energy and transportation markets.  CNG is an eco-friendly alternative to Diesel Fuel, […]

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International polymer producer improves competitive position through optimized warehouse and packaging solution

One of the world’s largest international petrochemicals manufacturers was seeking a way to optimize their export supply chain by selecting a North American warehouse and packaging location(s), enabling them to respond to the needs of their customers in key markets around the world. PLG’s team of experts was engaged to conduct a market study to […]

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Leading Permian Basin oil producer develops game-changing approach to frac sand procurement

The client is a leading exploration and production (E&P) company with a top position in the Permian Basin, as well as other North American shale plays and numerous international off-shore/deep-water locations.  Following a highly successful Permian Basin frac sand sourcing and logistics strategy formulation project with PLG Consulting, the client requested support to more finely […]

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