“PLG did a great job of quickly understanding our business and integrating with the Watts team. This teamwork and their deep logistics knowledge enabled us to formulate and execute our improvement strategy most efficiently.” - Taylor Robinson, EVP Supply Chain … Continued
Assets and Infrastructure
For one of North America’s largest railcar leasing companies, performed an in-depth marketing analysis, facilitated “voice of customer” feedback process, and performed financial modeling of new railcar fleet pooling and optimization product for the chemicals industry.
Designed new manufacturing and warehousing layout for new construction materials manufacturing plant, including specification of material handling, storage, racking systems, conveyors, and truck loadout areas.
Analyzed the largest bulk rail transloading facility in Canada on behalf of its Class I railroad owner to identify opportunities to enhance and increase volume throughput, as well as improve railcar velocity and customer service.
Performed distribution network analysis and optimization modeling for manufacturer with complex network of hundreds of OD pairs and thousands of SKUs. Utilized purpose-specific network modeling software to determine highest/best efficiency of routes and inventory locations, taking into account the “real world” … Continued
A major manufacturer of wind components needed a more efficient way to ship their turbine blades while moving across the ocean. Professional Logistics Group experts reviewed the situation and then designed, engineered, and manufactured specialized shipping fixtures to allow for … Continued
Provided comprehensive business strategy consulting for high profile rail transloading company in Canada. Advisory services helped focus marketing efforts, identify new key accounts, benchmark and improve operations, improve profitability, and enhance competitive position.
Several shippers used Professional Logistics Group’s expertise in rail rolling stock to validate the condition of hopper and tank car fleets. These inspections were performed in advance of the lease signing which eliminated concerns about the suitability of the cars … Continued
Designed warehouse layout, material handling systems, and finished product flows for new chemical plant in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. Work included analysis of insource vs. outsource of packaging functions, as well as equipment specifications for bagging, silo, and conveyor … Continued
Provided planning and engineering designs for on-site rail-truck transload facility at one of the world’s largest planned wind farms (900+ turbines). Negotiated design and service issues with connecting Class I railroad, as well as planned all layout configurations, staging areas, … Continued