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Bringing maintenance in-house to overcome rail car capacity challenges (CS181)


Falling commodities prices, ever-increasing rail costs and the threat of a hostile takeover had put this leading chlorovinyls company under increasing pressure to reduce operating margins and increase EBITDA. As part of a broader savings initiative, senior executives had set a substantial in-year savings target for their supply chain operations.

With no significant projects in place to meet their target, senior supply chain executives asked SGS-Maine Pointe's industry
experts to help identify and implement savings. Our focus was on identifying operational and procurement specific solutions to reduce costs and improve service levels with internal rail car repair resources and external rail car repair suppliers.

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