BDT

Barge Digital Transformation Project


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, and wheat and DDGS ladings dated April, 15 2021 and later.

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Project Timeline

Kickoff Meeting

Oct. 2018

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Prototype Kickoff

Dec. 2018

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Prototype Development

Dec. 2018 - Apr. 2019

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RFI Development/Selection

Mar. - Jul. 2019

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RFP Development/Selection

Jul. - Oct. 2019

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essDOCS Services Contracting and Scoping

Oct. 2019 - Feb. 2020

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essDOCS Development and Testing

Dec. 2019 - Oct. 2020

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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 

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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