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AMCOM announces newest member of the team, Daniel Keefe

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American Commodities Brokerage Company is proud to announce our newest member of the team, Mr. Daniel Keefe  Effective September 27, 2021 and JUST IN TIME for the AFOA Conference in Nashville, Amcom is pleased to welcome Dan to our team.  Dan has experience in the Fats and Oils market in his career having worked at Tomen America (Chickasha) handling cottonseed oil, CBI Global (Cooperative Business International) who administered US government AID programs and cash trading in specialty grains and export…

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AMCOM & Flat Earth Risk Management Announce Partnership

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American Commodities Brokerage Company and Flat Earth Risk Management, LLC are pleased to announce their partnership  This new partnership will provide comprehensive expertise ranging from cash markets, risk management and market analytics to crop supply/demand and weather. Our combined proficiency will offer our clients the ability to manage their operating margin risks in commodity markets under one company and team. Our newfound collaboration will empower our clients in both decision making and resource management in all commodity cycles, and especially…

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Industry Jobs and Career Opportunities

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NIOP wants to help its members . . . when looking for new employees or when you have a job to be posted and shared. Help us “name” this new feature. Submit suggestions to leigh@niop.org Also, note: our first job opportunity has been posted on the website. Thank you Conagra for using your NIOP membership!

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More than 50 Years of Membership & 20 Years of Leadership . . . Claude Jones Retires from NIOP Service

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NIOP’s May 20th Board of Directors meeting marked the end of board service for a very dedicated individual – Claude Jones.   NIOP President Glenn Ginalick shared the following comments from an email exchange with Jones as he acknowledged that the May board meeting would be his last.   The old saying that all good things come to end is appropriate.    My first NIOP meeting was in the early 1970’s when Walter Johann from Procter and Gamble took this newbie in…

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NIOP Approved Prior Cargo Lists Have Been Updated

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Late last year, President Glenn Ginalick resurrected the NIOP Technical Committee after a nine year hiatus.  With a combination of previous committee members and new, eager volunteers, the committee was initiated in response to a member’s request for updates to the Approved Prior Cargo Lists. Meeting monthly under the leadership of Changjian Ji, NIOP board member from Cargill, the committee undertook an extensive review of the Approved Prior Cargo Lists.  In order for our members to easily manage last cargo…

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There are some unique events included FREE of CHARGE at the 2021 NIOP Convention

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NIOP Hotel Room Rate Includes The NIOP hotel room rate includes a daily resort fee.  This fee will cover several amenities, which include: complimentary tee times on the (9) hole walking “Coyote” golf course (excludes cart and club rentals), unlimited golf driving range, enhanced high-speed and wireless internet in the guest room with the ability to connect up to 5 devices, unlimited local and domestic long-distance phone calls, self-parking, and also includes our daily rituals: scheduled morning guided hikes into the…

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