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March 24, 2014

Grain Monitor’s 2012-13 Annual Report Released

The Annual report for 2012-2013 Crop year was posted today on the Grain Monitor website.

You will find the complete history of GMP submissions as well as a selection of presentations and papers on this website. Click Reports above to access the listings.

As always, we welcome all input from industry stakeholders. Should you have any questions or comments, please feel free to call or contact us.

What we are working on ...

2013-14 Q1 and Q2 Reports

The grain monitoring team is presently working on the 2013-14 Q1 report and looks forward to its release early in the next four weeks.

Grain Industry Supply Chain Review

With work initiated in late November 2011, the study is part of the Government of Canada’s recommendations stemming from the Review of Railway Service. The terms of reference for the study supports the commercial solutions recommended by the Rail Freight Service Review Panel and is to identify ways to improve the effectiveness of grain supply chains – with the main focus being on developing more aligned objectives between marketing systems and grain supply chains. This study is being performed in conjunction Quorums’ sister company, QGI Consulting.

The report is in the final editing stage and should be released by the Government soon.

 

Grain Monitoring Program (GMP) Dashboard for the 2012-13 Crop Year


 
2011-12
Crop Year
2012-13 Crop Year
Impact
Change
Comment

Total Time in System (Days) :
47.1
46.2
-1.9%

Reflects an overall increase in efficiency

Loaded Transit Time (Days):
5.6
5.4
-3.6%
Improvement in traffic flows
Time In Store - Country (Days):
27.6
26.5
-4.0%
Impact of higher volume loading
Time In Store - Terminal (Days):
13.9
14.3
2.9%

Impact of out of sequence deliveries to port

Vessel Time in Port (Days):
6.6
9.7
47.0%
Reflects congestion at west coast ports

Elevator Turnover Ratio:
Country*:

6.0

5.8

-3.3%
Impacted by Q4 volume reductions
Terminal:
11.1
11.1
0.0%
Continued good throughput and utilization

Total Car Cycle (Days):
13.9
14.0
0.7%
Impacted by Q4 volume reductions and elongated empty movement

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