Moving Grain: White House Outlines Plan To Recruit Truck Drivers Dec 24, 2021

🕔Dec 24, 2021
White House Outlines Plan To Recruit Truck Drivers On December 16, the White House unveiled its Trucking Action Plan. The plan aims to reverse the decline of the trucking workforce […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Grain Transportation: STB Contacts Class 1 Railroads Over Delays – DTN Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
The global container-based supply chain serving U.S. exporters and importers is continuing to experience unprecedented challenges, congestion, delays and cost increases at virtually every step in the system: overseas and […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Makes Way for Larger Vessels Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Panama Canal Makes Way for Larger Vessels As of May 21, the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Panama Canal’s Neopanamax Locks has increased from 367.28 meters (1,205 feet) […]

Moving Grain: Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects From DOT’s Maritime Administration The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) recently announced the availability of $11 million in grants through America’s Marine […]

Grain Transportation: STB Chairman Addresses Challenges, Opportunities for U.S. Rail Network – DTN Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) celebrated its anniversary year with nearly 400 attendees gathered at its 125th annual convention at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs on June 2-4. […]

Railroad Merger: Kansas City Southern Switches Tracks to CN From CP – DTN May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
The board of directors for Kansas City Southern railroad on Thursday switched tracks and chose to accept the purchase offer from Canadian National Railway, concluding that company’s bid is superior […]

Grain Transportation: Canadian National Railway Enters Bid for Kansas City Southern – DTN Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
On April 20, Canadian National Railway (CN) said in a press release it has “made a superior proposal to combine with Kansas City Southern (KCS) in a cash-and-stock transaction valued […]

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