03 June 2008 22:52 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US industrial ethanol maker Grain Processing Corporation (GPC) said on Tuesday it plans to start charging its customers on a FOB (free-on-board) basis in 2009 due to the impact of surging crude oil prices on transportation costs.
Iowa-based GPC said in a letter to customers that freight would be covered as a separate line item on its accounts, starting in January 2009.
The company said it decided to make an early announcement to give its buyers time to adjust for the change.
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