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eNews • February 9, 2018
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Distance and time for ocean transportation to southern China: U.S. vs. South America:

Source: O'Neil Commodity Consulting

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STC Releases "Top 10 Most Wanted List" of Infrastructure Priorities

As the nation increasingly examines and explores the need to enhance our multi-modal transportation system, many suggestions from policymakers and constituents have been long on ambition but short on specifics. Moreover, there is a concern within agriculture that the transportation interests of urban areas could exclude the interests of rural areas.

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U.S. Chamber: Increase gas tax to pay for infrastructure

U.S. Chamber: Increase gas tax to pay for infrastructure

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently proposed increasing the federal gas tax by 25 cents per gallon to help pay for critical infrastructure projects.

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IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology-the nifty, shared accounting ledgers first made famous by the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

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Trucking Companies Ordered Most Big Rigs In 12 Years

Trucking Companies Ordered Most Big Rigs In 12 Years

Trucking companies in January ordered the most new big rigs in nearly 12 years, as they hustled to take advantage of one of the hottest freight markets in recent memory.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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