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Infrastructure

Higher Truck Freight Rates in Brazil Spurring Investment

Alan BarrettMay 12, 2019

The Minimum Freight Rate Table (MFRT) established to end the Brazilian truckers’ strike in 2018 allows carriers to charge from 50 to 300 percent more…

Infrastructure

Truck Capacity Availability Improving in 2019

Alan BarrettMay 8, 2019

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimates the U.S. has approximately 3.5 million Class 8 trucks (semi tractor-trailers) operating with over 5.7 million commercial drivers. More…

Infrastructure

Brazilian Government Supports Higher Freight Rates

Alan BarrettApr 30, 2019

With Brazilian corn and soybean crops’ estimated crop size continually increasing, the importance of the Minimum Freight Rate Table (MFRT) also continues to rise. In…

Marketplace

USDA Confirmed Record March 1 U.S. Soybean Supplies

Rob HatchettApr 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its estimate of March 1 U.S. soybean supplies on Friday, March 29. U.S. soybean stocks in all positions…

Demand

USDA Sees Minor Adjustments for Soybeans in April WASDE

Rob HatchettApr 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on April 9th. In the reports, the agency…

Planting

USDA Projects Lower U.S. Soybean Plantings in 2019

Rob HatchettApr 7, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its key annual Prospective Plantings report on Friday, March 29. In the report, U.S. farmers were expected to plant…