Moving Grain: Ag Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agriculture Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters On April 27, 2021, 300 agriculture and forest product companies sent a letter to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Secretary urging DOT […]

Moving Grain: Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
DOT Announces Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Maritime Administration announced a notice of funding opportunity for port and intermodal infrastructure-related projects through the Port […]

Moving Grain: FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports On December 16, Federal Maritime Commissioners (FMC) Carl W. Bentzel and Daniel B. Maffei sent a letter to the World Shipping […]

Moving Grain: DOT Releases Data on Large Truck Crashes Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
DOT Releases Data on Large Truck Crashes Motor vehicle fatalities decreased for a third consecutive year, according to 2019 preview summary data released by the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National […]

Moving Grain: New Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on Northern Missouri River Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
New River Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on the Northern Missouri River Construction has begun on a new barge loading and unloading facility construction on the Missouri River at […]

Moving Grain: DOT Releases National Freight Strategic Plan Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
USDOT Releases National Freight Strategic Plan On September 4, the U.S Department of Transportation released its first National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP). According to DOT, NFSP assesses the system’s current […]

Moving Grain: USDA Participates in Ex Parte Communications with STB Members Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
USDA Participates in Ex Parte Communications with STB Members On June 25, USDA met with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in response to STB’s invitation for additional stakeholder input on […]

Moving Grain: STB Invites Additional Input on Rate Review Options May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
STB Invites Additional Stakeholder Input on Rate Review Options On May 15, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced it will waive the general prohibition on ex parte (EP) communications between […]

Moving Grain: FMC Works to Alleviate Disruptions Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
FMC Initiates Fact Finding 29 On April 6, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it will engage “Supply Chain Innovation Teams” to “identify actions that can provide immediate relief to […]

Farm Trucking: Electronic Log Device – Non-Livestock Hauling – June 19 Enforcement – DTN Jun 5, 2018

🕔Jun 5, 2018
While the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 90-day electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for agriculture truckers expires June 18, one group has already been granted […]

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