How Is the transportation cost calculated in FBN® Profit Center?

May 03, 2019

The default cost for transportation in FBN® Profit Center is $.01 bu/mi. The system calculates this number based on the average trucking rates offered by various trucking companies and co-ops.

If you are receiving your estimated transportation cost based on cost per load you can use the following conversion to determine your estimated cost in $/bu/mi:

Total Load Cost ($) / Total # of miles (mi) = Cost per Mile ($/mi)  then...

Cost per Mile ($/mi) / Number of bushels (bu)*

*maximum capacity for most loads are 55,000 lbs, which is $982.143 bushels

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