Moving Grain: Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge and Rail

🕔Apr 12, 2019Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic On-going flooding continues to disrupt barge traffic on the major waterways. As of April 11, there are 10 locks on the Upper Mississippi River […]

Moving Grain: Weather Challenges Affect Both Rail, Barges

🕔Mar 7, 2019Highwater Continues to Disrupt Barge Navigation Consistent highwater levels on most of the inland waterways has caused disruptions throughout the system. For the week ending March 2, Ohio River Olmsted […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

Moving Grain: Flooding on Mississippi River Delays Barges

🕔Mar 1, 2019Corps Opens Bonnet Carré Spillway to Prevent Flooding in New Orleans Heavy rains have caused high water levels and flooding on portions of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, triggering […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

Grain Shipment: Transportation Facing Capacity Issues – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2015BNSF railroad’s CEO apologized to grain shippers for last year’s poor service and explained why he thinks the railroad will be able to handle freight better in the future during […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Rail Shipments Make Big Jump

🕔Dec 18, 2014U.S. railroads originated 25,819 carloads of grain during the week ending December 6, up 28 percent from last week, 26 percent from last year, and 25 percent from the 3-year […]

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