As the industry experts in bulk logistics, we are uniquely qualified as an emerging investment strategy group. The PLG team has specific real-time knowledge and experience in the energy, chemical, and logistics markets with a deep understanding of supply, demand, and the transportation networks within them. This gives us the expertise to advise our clients in matters of investment strategy and corporate development including: merger & acquisition, due diligence, and target market analysis in industries that are dependent on reliable and efficient logistics. Since 2005 PLG has worked with some of the largest and most respected private equity and investment banks in the world on a wide range of transactions.
The Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group sought to invest in one of the leading bulk rail transloading companies in the US. Client engaged PLG for operational and commercial due diligence on the target company
A large, global private equity firm hired PLG to perform an independent and objective due diligence analysis of a target acquisition candidate (Western U.S. barge operator). PLG was selected based on past performance with the client for diligence work of a large logistics provider acquisition. PLG leveraged their broad talent network to bring specific market experts to analyze the current and future regional logistics market for the target’s three highest value commodities. PLG’s research was critical assistance for the client’s valuation and offer process.
PLG’s work provided client with specific risk and opportunity analysis for the major commodities including current supply and demand market conditions, supply/demand balance conclusions, and future competitive landscape. PLG provided client with specific market and target growth analysis to enable client to finalize offer process.
Jean is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 35 years’ experience in the rail, distribution, and transportation consulting industries. She has in-depth expertise in a wide variety of disciplines, including logistics/railroad network operations and transportation analysis; problem solving and process simplification; systems design, and development and implementation. She is PLG Consulting’s lead Project Manager for rail and petroleum related projects.
Rail Management Systems
Rail Process Improvement
Rate & Fleet Analysis
Tim is an accomplished 30-year chemicals supply chain professional with leadership experience in merger & acquisition, divestiture, and consolidation initiatives within two global matrix organizations. As a key member of PLG’s Chemicals Team, Tim delivers value to clients in both the chemical and oil & gas mid-stream markets.
Supply Chain Strategy/Design
Logistics Design Improvements
Operations Cost Efficiency
Lean Six Sigma
Mike is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 30 years of experience in the petroleum, chemical, and metals industries. He has in-depth knowledge in a wide variety of disciplines, including commercial and operational logistics, logistics technology, and performance metrics across all transportation modes.
Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Plastics Supply Chain
Logistics Diagnostic Assessments
Common Carrier/Private Truck Fleet
Supply Chain Performance
Crude by rail / canada
Phil Is a senior level executive in supply chain management, asset sizing, strategy and network optimization achieved by working over 30 years in Canadian Pacific Railway. He has specific experience in developing crude by rail supply chain solutions including asset optimization and terminal development. Based in Calgary, AB, he brings special expertise in Canadian oil sands crude and the associated transportation, terminal, production and refining needs.
NA Freight RR Network
Bill has over 20 years of business development experience in the environmental services industry – specializing in transportation logistics, renewable energy production, solid waste management, and site remediation. As a project manager, Bill utilizes his expertise and experience in large-scale facility siting, environmental permitting, development, and project finance.
Rail Yard Design