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eNews • February 7, 2019
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2016/17 Marketing Year
Top Country Destinations Market Share for Select U.S. Soybean Container Exports (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)

Source: PIERS, IEG Vantage

Freightliner Says New Cascadia Has First Level 2 Automation in North America

Freightliner Says New Cascadia Has First Level 2 Automation in North America

Daimler Trucks North America announced it’s now offering the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia for the 2020 model year. Level 2 automation means the truck is capable of both lateral (steering) and longitudinal (acceleration/deceleration) control - but Daimler also wants to put Level 4 automated trucks on North American roads this year.

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U.S. Rep. Blumenauer introduces short-line tax credit bill

U.S. Rep. Blumenauer introduces short-line tax credit bill

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) introduced H.R. 510, which calls for permanently extending the Section 45G tax credit for short lines and regionals that invest in track maintenance and other railroad infrastructure.

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Port of New Orleans set container volume record in 2018

Port of New Orleans set container volume record in 2018

The Port of New Orleans moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, port officials announced yesterday.

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Dual threats make 2019 pivotal for shipping

Dual threats make 2019 pivotal for shipping

Jan. 1 dawned on what will likely become one of the most consequential years in a generation for container shipping. Old challenges are off the table, and new ones have replaced them.

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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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