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.

BDT Customer Network

Shippers & Traders:

AGRIServices of Brunswick LLC | Archer Daniels Midland Company | Avere Commodities Corp. | Bunge North America, Inc. | Cargill, Inc. | Central States Enterprises, LLC | CHS Inc. | COFCO International Grains US LLC | COFCO Growmark LLC | Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. | Flint Hills Resources | Gavilon Global Ag Holdings, LLC | Hopkinsville Elevator Company | Louis Dreyfus Company | Oakley Grain, Inc. | Obion Grain Co. Inc. | Olam Americas, Inc. | Owensboro Grain Co. | Perdue AgriBusiness Grain LLC | Poinsett Rice and Grain Inc. | Prairie Creek Grain Company, Inc. | The Andersons Inc. | Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. | Ursa Farmers Cooperative Company | Zen-Noh Grain Corporation

Carriers: 

Cargo Carriers, a business of Cargill, Inc. | American River Transportation Company | Ingram Barge Company LLC | SCF Marine Inc. | American Commercial Barge Line LLC (ACBL) | ROI Logistics & Marine Services LLC | LMR Freight, LLC | Heartland Barge Management LLC | Campbell Transportation, Inc. | Eastside River Transportation

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