ADM uses a Heyl Patterson Marine Leg at its elevators.
ARTCO Stevedoring has a fleet of six Gottwald-Terex cranes,
with capacities up to 100 tonnes/lift and production up to 10k
to 15k tonnes/day/crane.
ADM has its own storage at each of the four elevator
locations. In total, it has in excess of 16 million bushels of
storage in both silos and shipping bins. To protect the
environment and operators, ADM also has dust systems in place
on everything that it unloads and loads out.
Safety is the top priority at ADM. In addition to a best-in-
class safety programme and culture instilled in each and every
employee, ADM practises excellent housekeeping and focuses on
training for its employees. Its fire-prevention measure include:
smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, sprinkler systems, fire
pumps, fire hydrants, explosion suppression systems, hazard
monitoring systems, among others.
ADM owns and charters vessels ranging from small
Handymax vessels to Post-Panamax vessels. It currently owns
ten ocean-going vessels and charters many others.
ADM currently operates one of the largest covered hopper
fleet in North America, operating primarily in the Upper and
Lower Mississippi River, Ohio, Arkansas, Missouri,Tennessee and
Illinois River regions, as well as throughout secondary river
transportation corridors like the Red River and related
In the US Gulf, ADM’s primary source of unloading grain is
via barges. It also uses rail and at times, unloads trucks at its St. Elmo facility. ADM has one of the largest transportation networks in the world, so it has a range of options to offer its transportation customers and also to move its products and supplies.
ADM has been operating elevators in the area since 1963, handling more than 30 different commodities. ADM also has a total unload capacity of 5 million bushels and a load capacity 6 million bushels in a 24-hour period. ADM also has its own in-house stevedoring crew at all of its facilities. In addition to its
fleet of lineboats, fleet boats, and barges, it operates 17 fleets throughout the inland river system, a fuelling terminal, line handling and crewboat services, barge washing and repair facilities, and full-service shipyards.
ADM is one of the only companies that can offer full vertical integration of the entire supply chain without the use of a single third-party, which is a tremendous competitive advantage for ADM and helps it provide efficient, seamless service to its customers.