The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council

The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (MVTTC) is based in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the heart of the Lower Mississippi - the World's busiest port complex.  Our member companies are involved in the production, consumption, handling, sales and distribution of millions of tons of commerce including aggregates, cement, coal, coke, fertilizers, grain, liquid bulk, industrial minerals, raw materials, iron and steel commodities and general cargo.

The MVTTC promotes commerce throughout the Mississippi River system by bringing together the broad spectrum of river users and related transportation entities and by providing this core leadership  timely information and the value of a closely integrated and professional industry network . About MVTTC


Alter Logistics Company serves barge, truck, and rail modes of transportation at our intermodal terminals. Our company and facilities in Rock Island, IL, Davenport, IA, and St. Paul, MN work with all the major barge lines, trucking companies, heavy lift crane vendors and container lines to move your cargo in the most efficient and economical manner.

Our facilities include warehousing and outside storage capabilities as well. Our sister company Alter Trading Corporation is a fourth generation family enterprise founded in 1898 in Davenport, IA. Our 3 locations in Davenport, IA, Rock Island, IL and St. Paul Minnesota provide flexible, dependable, and efficient transportation along the Inland Waterways System.