Marston consultants are experts in:
- Mining operations
- Coal processing and handling systems
- Rail, barge and truck transportation, ports and ocean transportation
Marston consults with and advises coal suppliers, consumers and transportation companies worldwide.
Improve and identify…
Marston’s supply chain consulting services include:
- Transportation studies of transportation service providers
- Cost of service estimates
- Alternative delivery methods
Integrating its comprehensive understanding of the supply chain, Marston provides analysis of transportation logistics geared towards identifying areas for improvement or to identify bottlenecks in the system that may have a negative impact on efficient operations. This analysis may result in recommendations of alternative delivery methods to mitigate risk and to obtain optimum service rates.
Study and deliver…
These supply chain services also include coal handling system reviews at loading or unloading yards located at the mine, port or utility. Marston provides coal handling system audits including environmental and safety audits to ensure best management practices and technologies are employed when handling, processing or treating the coal.
Marston will review current operating practices to ascertain the adequacy and capability of the system. Based on this review, Marston will provide recommendations to achieve improved efficiencies and identify baseline metrics and benchmarking to measure future improvements with the goal of optimizing daily operations.