Bunge: A new kind of bean counting

Bunge: A new kind of bean counting
November 2, 2017 Jerry Vallely

This story was originally published in AgriNews on October 20, 2017.

By Karen Binder | AgriNews Publications

“FAIRMONT CITY, Ill. — It’s all about the numbers at the new Bunge-SCF Marine terminal on the Mississippi River.

Barge loading speeds can hit 60,000 bushels an hour, which means it takes only 1.5 hours to load a barge. Bunge’s dock will hold six barges, replacing 348 semi tractor loads off the highways. A full 15-barge tow is equal to 2,200 truck loads…”

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