Cottonseed is the foundational commodity upon which we have built our current Feed Ingredients Division. Lansing is now one of the largest whole cottonseed traders in North America. Our team has decades of combined experience and relies on its long-term relationships to supply terminal and feed markets across the United States with value-adding services. We also provide exportation of containerized cottonseed.
Lansing supports a variety of buyers through wheat midds merchandising, with a focus on feed mills, large and small. The midds business relies on the team’s decades-long combined experience and our commitment to maintaining long-term relationships. By working closely with suppliers, we can identify the best market for various sources of wheat middlings available. Using best-in-class logistics coordination means we’re able to consistently provide value to suppliers and buyers as a trusted partner in wheat midds merchandising.
We trade distillers grains (DDGs) throughout the United States, as well as export to Mexico by rail and Asia by container. These DDGs provide feed for poultry, swine, cattle feedlots and dairy markets. Working hand-in-hand with Lansing Ethanol Services, the DDGs team has a depth of market knowledge and logistics expertise that provides value for its customers throughout North America and internationally.
Lansing merchandises various protein meals to poultry, swine and feed integrators, as well as feedlots and dairy cattle across the United States. These meals are led by canola, soybean and cottonseed meal. By focusing on the best fit between suppliers and buyers, we ensure that suppliers capture the best possible return and buyers receive their meal without complication or delay.
We also trade specialty feed ingredients to meet the varied and unique needs of our customers. Thanks to our intimate market knowledge and our close working relationships with both domestic and global producers, suppliers, and buyers of these ingredients, Lansing actively merchandises specialty meals, pulses, and pelleted ingredients around the world. We are constantly looking for new opportunities in specialty feed markets to drive greater efficiency and value for our customers.
Let us manage the transportation of your physical commodities from origin to destination. While you focus on successfully running your business, we’ll navigate the complex and interconnected logistics market for you, both in North America and around the globe.
To see how we can leverage our extensive network of logistics relationships for you, get in touch today.
Lansing merchandises commodities in many truck markets across North America. Between drayage on the coasts, Midwest origination markets and transloading facilities in strategic locations, the use of trucks gives us flexibility when merchandising a variety of agricultural commodities.
Lansing has developed solid relationships with all of the Class One railroads, as well as many regional railroad companies. These relationships allow us to be aware of constantly changing freight market conditions. We utilize and trade rail freight, and our extensive knowledge of rail logistics allows us to assist customers to maximize their operational efficiencies.
Lansing's dry bulk freight trading business focuses on vessel needs to facilitate Lansing’s international businesses in merchandising shipments of dry bulk ocean cargo.
Lansing actively participates in the corn, bean, wheat and ethanol markets originating on barges for domestic transport or export.
Lansing is a significant exporter of containerized shipments from North American to Asian destinations as a provider of corn, soybeans, DDGs and other products.
The Lansing Advantage
Lansing Trade Group combines industry-leading commodity merchandising platforms with proprietary applications to effectively manage risk, reward, and efficiency. This constant real-time analysis empowers our merchandisers to make highly informed commodities trading decisions.