Canada: Canadian Rail Service Disrupting Grain Shipments

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Under delivery of rail cars since September 2017 has disrupted agricultural commodity movement across the Canadian prairies. Though the economic impact has yet to be quantified, anecdotal evidence points to shipment delays and negative impacts on export price offers. The disruption has increased scrutiny of legislation to overhaul Canada’s Transportation Act that has been under consideration since May 2017.

Canada: Canadian Rail Service Disrupting Grain Shipments