Kub's Den

Gauging Pre-Harvest Freight Costs

Elaine Kub
By  Elaine Kub , Contributing Analyst
Connect with Elaine:
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.

Subscriber-Only Content

To read the Full Story, upgrade your account to a FREE trial of MyDTN today.

  • Exclusive access to comprehensive, customized insight anytime, anywhere
  • If you're a Community user, all of your settings will transfer into your trial
Start your free MyDTN trial
P[L2] D[728x90] M[320x50] OOP[F] ADUNIT[] T[]
P[R1] D[300x250] M[300x250] OOP[F] ADUNIT[] T[]
P[R2] D[300x250] M[320x50] OOP[F] ADUNIT[] T[]
DIM[1x3] LBL[] SEL[] IDX[] TMPL[standalone] T[]
P[R3] D[300x250] M[0x0] OOP[F] ADUNIT[] T[]

Elaine Kub

Elaine Kub
Connect with Elaine: