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PLG Chemicals Supply Chain SOQ


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PLG Consulting Chemicals Supply Chain Statement of Qualifications. PLG is a boutique consulting firm specializing in logistics, engineering, and supply chain. PLG Chemical Supply Chain differentiators include chemical industry experience and extensive networks with practical understanding and in-depth of knowledge of your products and commodities

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PLG Chemicals Supply Chain SOQ

  1. 1. Logistics Engineering Supply Chain Statement of Qualifications An overview of PLG Consulting’s capabilities in the chemical supply chain world      Real world experience Strategic perspective Proven track record Comprehensive services Global reach Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain Chemical Supply Chain Practice Fall 2013 1 1
  2. 2. About PLG Consulting » Boutique consulting firm specializing in logistics, engineering, and supply chain  Established in 2001  Over 100 clients and 200 engagements » Headquarters in Chicago USA, with team members throughout the US and with “on the ground” experience in:  North America / Europe / South America / Asia / Middle East » Key services       » Strategy and optimization Assessments and benchmarking Supply Chain design and implementation Transportation assets and infrastructure Logistics operations Investment strategy and due diligence Key industry verticals      Chemicals and plastics Energy Bulk commodities Manufactured goods Private equity and Corporate Development Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 2
  3. 3. PLG Differentiators » Chemical industry experience and extensive networks   Knowledgeable industry veterans Practical understanding and in-depth of knowledge of your products and commodities » Strategic perspective and expertise    Analysis and development of solutions that support overall company objectives Tailored engagements that add real value to the overall commercial and operational goals PLG’s insightful presentations are known in the energy, bulk commodities and logistics infrastructure world » Proven track record  Over 10 years in the chemicals industry / over 200 engagements / Fortune Global 500 clientele » Engaging partnership goes beyond consulting   PLG becomes part of the client team - practical expertise combined with value creation Services extend beyond research and analysis to planning, implementation, and contract negotiations » Comprehensive services and global reach   One stop solutions for complex problems and large projects Project experience in North America / Europe / South America / Asia / Middle East Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 3
  4. 4. PLG Chemical Supply Chain Capabilities Suppliers » Since its inception, PLG has partnered with blue chip chemical clients and delivered valueadded logistics and engineering services PLG is expanding its end-to-end supply chain capabilities to deliver additional value by improving your overall supply chain performance – “QDCC” Functional Capabilities Supply Chain Planning & Execution Procurement Logistics Customers » Service Categories  Spend analysis   Sourcing strategy & implementation Supplier performance management Procurement operations      Supply chain design & implementation Demand management (forecasting) improvement Supply network synchronization Supply chain/customer integration   Transportation spend analysis Mode option analysis  Network optimization  Delivery performance management Cross-functional Services  Supply Chain Assessment   Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)  Technology assessment & implementation Organizational design & process alignment  Performance metrics (KPI’s)  Continuous Improvement QDCC = Quality, Delivery, Cost, Cash Flow Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 4
  5. 5. Examples of PLG Industry Experts Senior Procurement Consultant Senior Supply Chain Consultant Frank M. Boka Timothy Rhoads Senior Consultant / Project Manager Senior Consultant / Project Manager Frank is a respected chemical industry expert with more than 30 years of procurement and supply chain experience ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to independent ventures. Throughout his career, Frank has demonstrated a long-term record of producing outstanding results by developing, implementing, and leading creative business solutions which he now leverages to clients of PLG Consulting in his role as Senior Procurement Consultant. Tim is an accomplished 30-year chemicals supply chain professional with leadership team experience across merger & acquisition, divestiture, and consolidation initiatives within two global matrix organizations. Tim’s proven leadership in developing supply chain strategies, cross-functional processes, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) programs, and high performance teams has become an invaluable asset to PLG Consulting’s clients seeking business process optimization and improved delivery performance. Professional Experience Professional Experience  President, Encore Ventures, LLC  Managing Partner, Kelekent Systems, LLC  Category Manager, Dow Chemical Company  Supply Chain Director, Arkema Coating Resins  Global Procurement Manager, Rohm and Haas  Global Commodity Manager, Rohm and Haas  Supply Chain Director, UCAR Emulsion Systems & Monomers  North American Region Purchasing Manager Coatings, Rohm and Haas  Senior Supply Chain Manager, Dow Chemical Designed Polymers & Dow Latex Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 5
  6. 6. Examples of PLG Industry Experts Senior Logistics Consultant Senior Logistics Consultant Gordon Heisler Mike Spahis Senior Consultant Senior Consultant / Project Manager Gordon is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 35 years’ experience in petroleum, biofuels, and chemicals distribution. Gordon’s experience and expertise in logistics strategy development, business process improvement, extensive contract negotiations, and transportation due diligence assessment are an invaluable asset to PLG consulting clients. Mike is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 30 years’ experience in the petroleum, chemical, and metals industries. He possesses in-depth knowledge in a wide variety of disciplines, including diagnostic assessments, commercial and operational logistics, logistics technology, and performance metrics across all transportation modes. Professional Experience Professional Experience  Senior Consultant, Professional Logistics Group, Inc.  Senior Consultant, Professional Logistics Group, Inc.  President, Heislog LLC  Director of Logistics, Commercial Metals Company  Director of Transportation, Sunoco, Inc.  Manager Logistics and Customer Service, Methanex Methanol Corporation  Transportation Manger, FMC Industrial Chemicals  Manager Corporate Logistics and Distribution, FINA Oil and Chemical Company Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 6
  7. 7. Recent Sample Projects Include » Comprehensive Supply Chain Assessments including improvement project implementation in processes, operations, technology, and organizational design (Chemicals, Plastics, Oil and Gas) » Supply chain infrastructure design including facility engineering, commercial negotiations, network and process design and operational implementation (Oil & Gas, Resin, Wind) » Technology assessment & implementation of integrated EOBR system to meet client’s safety, customer service and cost management objectives (Chemicals) » Large-scale transportation spend analysis & contract negotiations with truck, marine, rail, and freight forwarders including rates, terms, and performance clauses (Numerous clients) » Liquid bulk terminal & barge operator acquisition due diligence (Private Equity clients) » Site selection consulting including logistics due diligence, facilities design, planning, and negotiation (Chemicals) Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 7
  8. 8. Delivering Solutions for Competitive Advantage » For more than a decade, PLG has built a strong reputation of delivering results for a diverse client base – and we’re expanding our services across the entire supply chain » Experienced industry veterans join your team to bring a unique blend of strategic, analytical, and operational skillsets that deliver results » PLG’s depth and breadth of capabilities across logistics, engineering, and supply chain provide a one-stop solution Thank You! For follow up questions and information, please contact: Tim Rhoads, Senior Supply Chain Consultant +1 (919) 889-5076 / Frank Boka, Senior Procurement Consultant +1 (828) 284-1239 / Taylor Robinson, President +1 (508) 982-1319 / Logistics | Engineering | Supply Chain 8