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Farmers Grain: About Us

Farmers Grain Express, Inc. (FGX), a dry bulk carrier, was established in 1990 by Jay Eliason who owned grain silos in Des Moines, IA. Mr. Eliason partnered with Robert Collins, who retained extensive knowledge of bulk transportation brokerage, to manage and grow the business. It was not long before FGX recognized the increasing need in liquid and dry bulk logistics. They consequently phased out the assets to focus on nationwide transportation solutions for their expanding list of clientele. What began as an asset based carrier to service the grain industry, quickly grew to accommodate other supplier’s transport and logistics needs. Since 1990, FGX has maintained an impeccable reputation with carriers and clients alike of being trustworthy, knowledgeable and customer centric in its transport management operation.

Today, FGX can forward solutions to transportation needs on an individual basis. Working with us provides your business with a personal expert to navigate the process of arranging shipments. Our agents are an extension of your team and are committed to providing seamless transportation services. FGX agents will identify proper equipment usage, verify carrier credentials, schedule loading and delivery appointments, and resolve any issues that may arise with the deliveries. We provide companies with cost saving transportation services that are unmatched in pricing, communication and customer satisfaction. These fundamentals have allowed us to retain loyal clients and continue to grow for two decades.