Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Reach Record Level Mar 10, 2022

🕔Mar 10, 2022
U.S. Average Diesel Fuel Prices Reach Record Level During the week ending March 7, U.S. average diesel fuel prices increased 74.5 cents from the previous week to a record $4.849 […]

Moving Grain: Winter Weather Snarls Barge Traffic, Conditions Improving Feb 18, 2022

🕔Feb 18, 2022
Winter Weather Snarls Barge Traffic, but Conditions Are Improving In many northern locations (including the Upper Mississippi River), severe winter weather created obstacles for downbound barge traffic over the past […]

Moving Grains: Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Ends Dec 2, 2021

🕔Dec 2, 2021
Upper Mississippi River 2021 Navigation Season Comes to an End On November 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Paul District, locked the last tow to depart St. […]

Moving Grain: Stocks Report Reflects Strong Transportation Demand Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
USDA/NASS Stocks Report Reflects Strong Transportation Demand On June 30, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released its quarterly Grain Stocks report. The report contains both on- and off-farm […]

Moving Grain: $1.6Mln Adwarded for SmartPort to State of Louisiana Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
U.S. Department of Commerce Awarded 1.6 Million for SmartPort to State of Louisiana On June 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a $1.6 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Recede, Soybeans Continue To Rise Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
FMCSA Provides HOS Relief to Railroad Drivers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted railroad drivers a 5-year exemption from FMCSA’s 14-hour, 60-hour, and 70-hour rules, based on an […]

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: FMCSA Clarifies Ag Commodity Definition in Hours-of-Service Regulations Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
FMCSA Clarifies Agricultural Commodity Definition in Hours-of-Service Regulations The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published an interim final rule (IFR) on November 19, clarifying the […]

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: 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 […]

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