Moving Grain: Slower Barge Tonnage Pace Drags Down Freight Rates

🕔Nov 8, 2018Slower Pace of Grain Barge Tonnages Drags Down Barge Freight Rates As of November 3, year-to-date (YTD) grain barge tonnages, on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas […]

Moving Grain: Barge Spot Rates Decline for 2nd Week

🕔Aug 24, 2018Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline for Second Week As of August 21, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 14 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a […]

Moving Grain: Barge Spot Rates Decline

🕔Aug 16, 2018Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline As of August 14, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 13 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a week ago. Rates […]

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

🕔Dec 14, 2017Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 […]

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

🕔Oct 13, 2017Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve As of October 10, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating locations decreased 41 to 65 percent compared to the previous […]

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

🕔Sep 28, 2017Barge Rates Surge As Adverse Navigation Conditions Disrupt River Traffic On September 26, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating areas increased 27 to 50 percent compared to […]

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Well Below Average

🕔Apr 1, 2016Grain Barges Rates Remain Below Average for First Quarter As of March 29, barge rates for export grain from major interior origins are between 29 to 57 percent below the […]

Moving Grains: Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System

🕔Dec 17, 2015Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System Recent rains have caused minor flooding conditions on the Upper Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee Rivers. On December 16, the Mississippi River at […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Improve, Grain Inspections Recede

🕔May 7, 2015Grain Barge Rates Decline as River Conditions Improve Navigation conditions on the Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers continue to improve as water levels have dropped since reaching the highest year-to-date […]

Moving Grains: Barge Rates Down on Improving River Conditions

🕔Apr 23, 2015Barge Rates Decrease as River Conditions Improve on Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers Navigation has improved on the Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers as water levels have dropped or remained […]

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