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Scrap shippers tell regulators rail fees are unfair

(Source: Argus Media, May 22, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Commodity shippers, including scrap metal dealers, urged federal rail regulators today to ensure railroads are applying demurrage and accessorial fees fairly. The Surface Transportation Board (STB) began what will be a two-day hearing to examine shipper complaints that these charges are increasing as railroads shift to a new operating model but have yet to pay off in better service

Full story: Argus Media

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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