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: Weekly Barge Tonnages Decline

🕔Aug 9, 2018Weekly Grain Barge Tonnages Decline For the week ending August 4, barge tonnages on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers dropped 10 percent compared to the […]

Moving Grain: Corn Inspections Rise; Barge Tonnage Recovers

🕔Aug 2, 2018Corn Inspections Continue to Rise For the week ending July 26, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.81 million […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Continue to Decline

🕔Jul 26, 2018Weekly Barge Grain Shipments Continue to Decline For the week ending July 21, grain barge shipments on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers experienced a second […]

Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Shipments Decrease

🕔Jul 19, 2018Weekly Barge Grain Shipments Decrease Due to the high water conditions and lock and dam repairs, grain barge shipments experienced a notable drop in tonnages for the week ending July […]

Moving Grain: River, Rail Traffic Both Facing Challenges

🕔Jul 5, 2018UP Cites Tunnel Collapse and Crew Shortage Behind Recent Service Challenges In a June 28 announcement, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) said that operating inventory and train velocity in June had […]

Moving Grain: High Water Threatens Surge in Barge Shipments

🕔Jun 29, 2018High Water May Impend Recent Surge in Grain Barge Shipments For the week ending June 21, grain barge tonnages on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers […]

Moving Grain: Corn Barge Movements Near 9-Year High

🕔Jun 21, 2018Weekly Upper Mississippi River Corn Barge Movements Near 9-year High For the week ending June 16, downbound corn barge shipments through Mississippi River Locks 27 (located near St. Louis, MO) […]

Moving Grain: Atlantic, Great Lakes Exports Above-Average

🕔Jun 14, 2018Total Grain Inspections Continue to Slide… For the week ending June 7, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.5 […]

Moving Grain: Corn Export Forecast Up – Reduced South American Prospects

🕔Jun 7, 2018New Canada Transport Bill Spurs Investment in Grain Hopper Cars On May 23, the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49) became law in Canada, which modifies the Canada Transportation Act, among […]

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