Moving Grains: Potential Relief of Supply-Chain Bottlenecks Oct 16, 2021

🕔Oct 16, 2021
President Announces Changes, Potential Relief of Supply-Chain Bottlenecks On Wednesday, October 13, the President announced the Port of Los Angeles would begin operating around the clock, joining Long Beach, which […]

Grain Transportation: STB Seeks Comments on First Mile/Last Mile Service – DTN Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
In a decision served Sept. 2, 2021, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) said on their website it was seeking comments from the shipping community, carriers and the public concerning what, […]

Moving Grain: $500Mln in Relief for Ag Transportation Challenges Oct 7, 2021

🕔Oct 7, 2021
USDA Provides $500 Million in Relief for Agricultural Marketing/Distribution/Transportation Challenges On September 29, USDA announced $3 billion in investments targeting “urgent challenges facing agriculture today,” as part of Secretary Vilsack’s […]

Moving Grain: Iowa Temporarily Increases Truck Weight Limits Oct 2, 2021

🕔Oct 2, 2021
Iowa Temporarily Increases Truck Weight Limits on Grain Transportation Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recently signed a proclamation to increase truck weight limits for grain transportation. Addressing concerns about heavy agricultural […]

Grain Transportation: Ida Affected Fuel Less Than Exports – DTN Sep 28, 2021

🕔Sep 28, 2021
The aftermath of Hurricane Ida continues to affect U.S. corn and soybean exports, causing more than a half-billion dollars in damage to Louisiana agriculture. However, fuel prices have remained steady […]

Moving Grain: DOT Requests Information on U.S. Transportation Supply Chains Sep 25, 2021

🕔Sep 25, 2021
Requests Information on America’s Transportation Supply Chains On September 16, the Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice requesting information from the public to prepare a report required by President […]

Moving Grain: USDA Research Examines Port Choice for Exports Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
USDA Research Examines Port Choice for Grain Exports USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service recently published a synopsis of research conducted in cooperation with the University of Oregon. The research report is […]

Grain Transportation: Canadian Pacific Renews Acquisition Proposal for Kansas City Southern – DTN Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
After getting burned by regulators, Kansas City Southern (KCS) railroad shifted tracks yet again over the weekend, going back to the proposed merger with Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and offering […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Schedules Lock Maintenance, Repair Work Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Panama Canal Schedules Lock Maintenance and Repair Work On August 30, 2021, the east lane of Miraflores Panamax locks on the Panama Canal will be closed for 10 hours of […]

Moving Grain: Congress To Address Container Shipping Challenges Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Congress Introduces Legislation To Address Container Shipping Challenges On August 10, U.S. Representatives John Garamendi (CA) and Dusty Johnson (SD) introduced the “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021.” If enacted, […]

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