Ag Transport Coalition Releases Performance Measurement Update

WINNIPEG, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ag Transport Coalition released the performance measurement update for Grain Week 23 today.

The weekly report details railway performance across a range of key indicators including rail car demand, railway car supply, timeliness of railway car supply, corridor performance, railway dwell times at origin and railway dwell times at destination.

The latest performance data measures performance up to January 11, 2015, and covers approximately 85% of grain traffic in Canada using data collection services of QGI consulting.  

Ag Transport Coalition members look forward to advancing discussions with Government and collaboration with the railways on next steps to ensure that the rail transportation system is meeting the needs of Canadian businesses, contributing to their competitiveness and supporting economic growth throughout Canada.

Weekly reports can be found on the Ag Transport Coalition website www.agtransportcoalition.com

* The Ag Transportation Coalition is comprised of the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), Pulse Canada, the Manitoba Pulse Growers Association (MPGA), The Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA), the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA), the Inland Terminal Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA).

SOURCE Ag Transport Coalition

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For further information: Media contacts: Alberta Wheat Commission: Victoria Russell, Phone: (403) 219-7906, Cell: (403) 813-6956, Email: vrussell@albertawheat.com; Canadian Canola Growers Association: Rick White, Phone: (204) 789-8810, Email: rickw@ccga.ca; Canadian Oilseed Processors Association : Woody Galloway, Tel: 905-469-2032, Email: Woody.Galloway@bunge.com; Inland Terminal Association of Canada: Kevin Hursh, Phone: (306) 933-0138, Email: kevin@hursh.ca; Manitoba Pulse Growers Association: Francois Labelle, Phone: (204) 745-6488, Email: francois@manitobapulse.ca; Pulse Canada/Canadian Special Crops Association: Gordon Bacon, Phone: (204) 925-4452, Email: gbacon@pulsecanada.com; Western Grain Elevator Association: Wade Sobkowich, Phone: (204) 942-6835, Email: wgea@wgea.ca

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