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  • Ag Coast of America map of barge-transfer facilities

    Expanded grain handling capacity strengthens St. Louis Region’s position as the most efficient inland port

    This article originally ran on American Journal of Transportation on July 19, 2021.  The St. Louis region’s position as the…

  • The new Bruce Oakley Terminal in Cahokia is the 16th terminal to open in the St. Louis port along the Mississippi River.

    St. Louis port, already Mississippi River’s most efficient, improves capacity with new terminal and infrastructure

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on July 23, 2021.  The 15-mile central stretch of the Port…

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    Winding a Way Through Supply Chain Education

    This article originally ran on Inbound Logistics on June 9, 2021.  The global disruption caused by the pandemic brought into…

  • Photo showing a highway with cars and trucks driving on it

    Freightway Releases Monroe County Manufacturing and Logistics Industry Overview

    The St. Louis Regional Freightway has released its overview of the Manufacturing and Logistics Industry in Monroe County, which was…

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    Mark Your Calendars: Supply Chain & Logistics Training Opportunity Discussion

    The Southwestern Illinois region recently received federal funds to create and provide free training to the employees of local businesses…

  • World Wide Technology warehouse.

    Future of supply chain management getting review in Metro East

    This article originally ran in the Illinois Business Journal on July 9, 2021.  If you’ve wondered why car dealers are suffering inventory…

  • Barges on the Mississippi River at Downtown St. Louis.

    IRPT’s Andres says US inland ports need more infrastructure investment

    This article originally ran in the American Journal of Transportation on June 17, 2021.  Aimee Andres, executive director, Inland Rivers, Ports and…

  • IDOT June 2021 Newsletter – I-270 Project

    Check out the latest issue of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Chain of Rocks Bridge June 2021 newsletter here. You…

  • President Joe Biden with a bi-partisan group of Senators.

    Biden, bipartisan senators reach agreement on infrastructure plan

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 24, 2021.  President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that “we have…

  • A truck on a highway

    USDA touts ‘ag corridors’ in new report presented at Freight Week 2021

    This article originally ran in the High Plains Journal on June 10, 2021.  A study of ag transportation released in December by…