BDT

Barge Digital Transformation Project


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System Principles:


Market Integrity | Security | Usability | Data Accuracy Cost Effectiveness | Ownership | Compliance | Reliability | Project Build Efficiency

BDT system is currently live for:
all corn ladings
Soybean bills of lading dated March 15, 2021 and later
Wheat and DDGS ladings dated April, 15 2021 and later
Soybean Meal, Rice(s), Corn Gluten Feed Pellets, Loose Soy Hulls, Soy Hull Pellets and Sorghum ladings dated October 18, 2021 and later

Project Timeline

Kickoff Meeting

Oct. 2018

Prototype Kickoff

Dec. 2018

Prototype Development

Dec. 2018 - Apr. 2019

RFI Development/Selection

Mar. - Jul. 2019

RFP Development/Selection

Jul. - Oct. 2019

essDOCS Services Contracting and Scoping

Oct. 2019 - Feb. 2020

essDOCS Development and Testing

Dec. 2019 - Oct. 2020

BDT System Launch

Nov. 2020

The system went live for southbound Mississippi corn ladings dated Nov. 1, 2020 and later 

BDT System expanded to include soybean ladings

Mar. 2021

The system went live for soybean ladings dated Mar. 15, 2021 and later

BDT System expanded to include wheat and DDGS ladings 

Apr. 2021

The system went live for wheat and DDGS ladings dated Apr. 15, 2021 and later 

BDT System expanded to include six new commodities

Oct. 2021

The system went live for soybean meal, rice(s), corn gluten feed pellets, loose soy hulls, soy hull pellets and sorghum lading dated Oct. 18, 2021 and later

National Grain and Feed Digital Solutions


Address

1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 260
Arlington, VA 22202

About us

National Grain and Feed Digital Solutions (NGFDS) was established to oversee and administer a new digitized process for trading, applying and transferring ownership of barge-loads between system users. NGFDS will also promote, develop and provide for common benefits, improvements and advances affecting business in the grain and feed trade


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