Kub's Den

Gauging Pre-Harvest Freight Costs

Elaine Kub
By  Elaine Kub , Contributing Analyst
Diesel prices and barge freight costs are currently running at the 30th percentile of their previous 10-year ranges. Unit train car costs are at the 24th percentile, and ocean freight costs are at the 28th percentile. (Graphic by Elaine Kub)
Ahead expectations for a heavy 2017/18 grain-handling season, U.S. freight costs are comfortably within the ranges of the past 10 years.

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Elaine Kub