Helping Supply Keep Up With Demand

A supply chain – like any chain – is only as good as its weakest link. Manhard Consulting can make sure you get a streamlined, efficient solution that is engineered for the demands of a global economy. Our team evaluates transportation and distribution facilities from every angle: site layout, throughput capacity, cost structure, operational efficiency, equipment integration, long-term sustainability and more. You get in-depth data to make informed decisions, so goods and materials move at the lowest possible cost from loading dock to last mile to end user.


Consulting Services

  • General Freight Transportation Consulting Services
  • Terminal Planning, Design and Layout
  • Throughput Capacity Analysis
  • Supply Chain Cost Analysis
  • Port, Intermodal and Logistics Park Master Planning
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Sustainable Design and Environmental Planning
  • Market Forecast Analysis
  • Site Selection and Site Civil Engineering
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Return on Investment/Financial Analysis
  • Terminal Operations Analysis and Technology Evaluations
  • Terminal Valuations
  • Security Assessment and Planning
  • Equipment Selection and Acquisition
  • Project Marketing and Advocacy

Facility Types

  • Warehouse and Distribution Centers
  • Maritime Container Terminals
  • Container Freight Stations
  • Refrigerated Warehouses
  • Intermodal Rail Terminals
  • Integrated Intermodal Logistics Parks and Distribution Centers
  • Cruise Ship and Ferry Terminals
  • Automobile Terminals and Vehicle Processing Facilities
  • Break Bulk Terminals
  • Dry and Liquid Bulk Terminals

Featured Projects

CN Railway Intermodal Logistics Park Master Plan

Harvey, Illinois

Savannah Tract – Intermodal Logistics Park

Jasper County, South Carlona

Market Leaders

James J. Frayn, PE

Vice President
Professional Registrations
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Illinois #062-048376
Illinois Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering
Professional Affiliations
Home Builders Association of Northern Illinois