Bartlett Milling Company, L.P.

  • Overview

When the cows come home, Bartlett and Company will be ready. The company's primary business is grain merchandising, but it also runs cattle feedlots, mills flour, and sells feed and fertilizer. Bartlett operates grain storage facilities, terminal elevators, and country elevators in the Midwestern US, including locations in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. Bartlett also operates flour mills and feed stores in the Midwest, as well as along the East Coast. Its cattle operations are based in Texas and reach to Kansas. Bartlett and Company Grain Charitable Foundation makes financial gifts to local causes. Founded in 1907 as Bartlett Agri Enterprises, the company is still owned by the founding Bartlett family.

Geographic Reach

The Kansas-based company operates its grain business in the US and Mexico. Milling functions are conducted in Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, the Carolinas, Illinois, and Virginia while Bartlett's cattle business reaches to the Texas Panhandle and to Southwest Kansas.

Operations

Bartlett and Company operates its business through three companies.

Bartlett Grain Company, which has operations in Mexico and the US, supplies processors the likes of flour mills, feed mills, soybean crushers, animal feed makers, and ethanol producers with a variety of products such as wheat, feed grains, soybeans, and food-grade corns.

Its Bartlett Milling Company maintains train and truck fleets to ship the bulk and bagged flour it produces at its flour mills located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states. Its flour milling capacity exceeds 4 million pounds per day. On the side, the milling business makes feeds for livestock, horses, and pets that it sells through stores in the Carolinas and in Virginia. 

Representing one of the largest cattle feeders in the nation, Bartlett Cattle Company boasts a one-time feeding capacity of 100,000 head of cattle. It maintains a pair of feedlots: one outside Tulia, Texas, and one near Sublette in Southwest Kansas. Sales and procurement for Bartlett's cattle business is conducted from the Texas Panhandle city of Canyon.

Sales and Marketing

As part of its ongoing business, Bartlett Cattle Company is focused on buying and selling both steers and heifers to maintain its head count. The company's feeds and other animal care products are sold through its retail distribution centers located in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Strategy

To boost its capacity, Bartlett and Company expands its operations regularly. It's constructing a new grain facility in South Jacksonville, Illinois, on the KCS Railroad.

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Bartlett Milling Company, L.P.


4900 Main St Ste 1200
Kansas City, MO 64112-2683
Phone: 1 (816) 753-6300
Fax: 1 (816) 7530062
www.bartlettandco.com

STATS


  • Employer Type: Unknown
  • President: Clinton Coyle
  • Pres: Rod Geiger
  • Chief Operating Officer: Clayton Jones

Major Office Locations

  • Kansas City, MO

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