Lansing Announces Newest Grain Facility

Lansing Trade Group today announced the completion of a high speed shuttle train facility on the Union Pacific Railroad near Grayridge, Missouri.   The facility which started construction at the beginning of the year has now been completed in time for receiving grain for harvest 2014.  The facility is capable of loading 110-car shuttle trains. The state of the art design includes high speed truck receiving, a high capacity dryer and the ability to receive multiple commodities. The facility will be Lansing’s second shuttle facility in the delta region and add to the existing network of facilities operated by the company.

Mike Lemke, vice president of grain at Lansing, noted “We have made a strong commitment to the region through our investment in this facility and are convinced we will provide new market opportunities for producers and improve harvest cycle times.”  Tim Hutchcraft, manager of the Grayridge facility, commented ”  We are excited that we have completed this state of the art facility in time for harvest and I am confident I have the right team in place to support the harvest needs of our local producers.”  Questions related to the facility, marketing of grain or hours of operation should be directed to Tim Hutchcraft at Phone# (573)270-9514 or

Lansing Trade Group, LLC is an entrepreneurial commodity trading company committed to growth in existing and emerging markets. Lansing is focused on the physical movement of many different commodities including whole grains, oilseeds, feed ingredients, energy products, containerized commodities and freight throughout North America and internationally.  Company headquarters are located in Overland Park, Kansas.  For more information, visit Lansing Trade Group online at