Barge Digital Transformation Project

BDT

System Principles:

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

The BDT system launched on Monday, November 2nd, for Bills of Ladings starting November 1 for corn.

Project Timeline

Exploratory Discussions

May - Oct. 2018

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