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Infrastructure

Increase in Truck Capacity is Decreasing Truck Rates

Alan BarrettDec 3, 2019

In 2018, the impact of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in tandem with a strong U.S. economy translated into a lack of truck capacity…

Infrastructure

Soybean Barge Movements Well Above 2019

Alan BarrettNov 29, 2019

Outside of a surging crude oil market, 2019 was a very tough year for the barge industry. Coal is the largest commodity in terms of…

Infrastructure

Brazil Southern Ports Improving to Meet Northern Arc Challenge

Alan BarrettNov 3, 2019

The northern arc of ports is allowing Brazil to increase its grain export capacity without the traditional long delays in getting the grain to the…

Exports

Southern European Soy Importers Experience U.S. Sustainability and Infrastructure During Trade Visit to U.S.

Gene PhilhowerOct 31, 2019

Several of the largest feed, poultry and pork producers, and soy crush industry representatives from Portugal, France, Spain, Germany, and Italy participated in a trade…

Soy Value Chain

U.S. Soy International Buyers Tour Container Terminal

USSEC Staff WriterOct 28, 2019

Follow U.S. soy buyers from the Middle East/North Africa region as they tour the Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB) Enterprises, Inc. facility in Joliet, Illinois.…

Infrastructure

Port of Virginia Completes Renovation

Alan BarrettSep 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that nearly 16% of U.S. containerized grain exports move through the Port of Virginia. The two-year renovation and…