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Inbound Logistics: “Increased Capacity and Flexibility”

April 1, 2017

Increased Capacity and Flexibility

Rust-Oleum turned to Celtic International for an intermodal solution to quickly move shipments.

The Challenge

As a leading manufacturer of premium paint and coating products, Rust-Oleum is a supplier to many top retailers. With customers ranging from big box stores to small shops, there is tremendous pressure to deliver high quality, on-time service—often with short notice. Having primarily worked with a single intermodal provider, running one rail line, Rust-Oleum was very dependent on that provider and rail line to maintain smooth, on-time operations.

Following a harsh winter where severe storms created supply chain disruptions throughout the country, Rust-Oleum recognized the need to partner with another intermodal provider to run additional lines and build greater flexibility into its supply chain.

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