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How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. For Canada, $150 (CAD) for customs duties and $40 (CAD) for taxes (Section 7.8.f). The U.S.,

Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Supply Chain Brain

s largest trading partners, Canada, China, the EU and Mexico, have all targeted the cheese industry with regulations and extra duties and this week raised the stakes, adding more duties as the threat of an all-out trade war grows. Food & Beverage Global Trade & Economics All Technology Global Trade Management North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. It requires substantially less documentation and processing cost to ship a $700 product from Canada to the U.S. to Canada. North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade and builds a strong infrastructure and economy for Mexico, Canada and the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America. While there are some improvements that can be made to NAFTA, it’s on the right track to promoting free trade and driving economic growth for all of North America.

The Talks of NAFTA, What's Going On?

PLS Logistics

The discussion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been popular the month of January with officials from the US, Mexico. and Canada ending round 6 talks in Montreal, Quebec on the 29th. Ever since President Trump made the announcement that NAFTA was the "worst trade deal the US has ever signed" during his 2016 election race, tensions have been high in North America because of uncertainty.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Current De Minimis: For Canada, $15 (CAD), no duty or taxes payable. The U.S.,

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program in an initiative to reduce fuel costs and emissions from freight transportation.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

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Canada and Mexico (New York Times). XPO Logistics Plans to Invest Up to $90 Million in Road Fleet in North America. President Trump decided to move forward with imposing tariffs on metals imported from the EU, Canada, and Mexico. Canada has already outlined $12.8

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Canada-Mexico Transportation Heats Up – What You Need to Know

Logistics Viewpoints

Canada-Mexico trade continues to heat up thanks in part to the growing number of company’s near-shoring operations to North America, particularly to Mexico, from Asia.

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US Wants Mexico, Canada to Form Powerhouse to Keep Supply Regional

Material Handling & Logistics

The Trump administration is re-examining a critical component of the free trade pact: the rules of origin, which dictate what percentage of a product must be manufactured in North America. Bloomberg. read more. Global Supply Chain News

A Canadian Perspective on Negotiating Nafta 2.0

Supply Chain Brain

So it was no surprise when the Trump Administration triggered a wholesale renegotiation of the pact, dragging Canada and Mexico back to the bargaining table. Which is odd, because it was supposed to be a tweaking between Canada and the U.S. and Canada: rules on government procurement , protection for the Canadian dairy industry , automotive content , investor-state dispute settlement , and a U.S. Then, in 2019, Canada’s election season gets underway.

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico.

A Declared Tough U.S. Stance Related to NAFTA Talks

Supply Chain Matters

This week, United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross spoke to attendees of The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council indicating that the Trump Administration’s ongoing hardball strategy regarding ongoing North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks comes from perceived leverage over Canada and Mexico.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. epSos.de/Flickr.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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One of Canada’s 50 Best Massaged Companies

Tailwind

I saw it on the side door of a tractor owned by one of the best trucking outfits in Canada, in North America for that matter. They should be proud to be one of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada. “BEST 50… vroom …”.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. 2015 Surface Transportation Summit Toronto, Ontario, Canada; October 14.

Supply Chain Matters Friday News Roundup

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and Canada have precipitated a shortfall of bulk railcars that can meet required new fire and accident safety standards, railcar producer Greenbrier and railine services operator Watco have formed a 50-50 joint venture to be named GBW Railcar Services. According to published reports, the new venture is expected to begin operations sometime in the third quarter consisting of 38 service repair shops across North America. […].

How Inventory Management is a problem the size of Australia

The Network Effect

Billion a year is the cost of Inventory distortion in North America, an amount equivalent to the annual revenues of Kroger, Home Depot, and Target combined. chem7/Flickr. You’re about to learn some depressing news, so first, take a look at the cute Koala above. Ok, ready?

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

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September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Transplace’s strategy is very focused on building out its transportation management technology and services in North America, and in recent years it has expanded its capabilities in Mexico and Canada both organically and via acquisitions.

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7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

E-commerce focus in North America, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil is intense. For example: “Target Canada liquidation sales get green light”. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful.

The Stream of UK Based Automotive Industry Announcements are Not Solely Related to Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

According to business media reporting, over half of the Swindon plant output of Civics is exported to North America. Similarly, global manufacturers have sourced auto and parts production Canada, Mexico and the United States under the former NAFTA tariff-free umbrella.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Canada, and Mexico. Mexico and Canada Sign Pact to Replace Nafta (WSJ – sub. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) — by trade ministers for the U.S., Mexico, and Canada in Bueno Aires (as the G-20 summit begins there). and Canada.

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Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. The company quickly moved from 17 stores in Ontario to 133 stores across Canada in two years. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis.

February 22, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

As noted in a prior Supply Chain Matters blog commentary , Maersk stands to reportedly double its existing North America based customs brokerage services, but also gain added technology prowess as a result of the acquisition.

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A One-Sided Deal: The Economics of the Gordie Howe Bridge

3PL Insights

What’s being called a “one-sided deal” is currently on the table in the atmosphere of strained trade relations between the US and Canada. This contract is consolidated through a group of infrastructure companies known as Bridging North America. America’s Top 10 Exports.

Carrefour now operates Europe’s largest hydrogen-powered forklift truck fleet

EFT

The use of hydrogen for logistics platforms equipped with fuel-cell forklifts, whose only waste emission is water, is already widespread in North America with nearly 20,000 forklifts in service in the United States and Canada.

Takeover and Tuck-In Acquisitions Underway Involving Global Ocean Container Shipping Lines

Supply Chain Matters

Here again, Maersk stands to reportedly double its existing North America based customs brokerage services, but also gain added technology prowess. Vandegrift’s focus is on customs brokerage, trade compliance and global logistics among 11 locations in the US, Canada and Hong Kong.

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

Transportfolio

In North America, cabotage is more restrictive. carriers can pick up a shipment in Canada and deliver it to the U.S., but they cannot travel to Canada, pick up a load in Canada, and deliver in Canada. and Canada; and peak seasons converge, U.S.

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

administration, and after a lot of back and forth negotiations between the US, Mexico, and Canada over the past year, a new agreement has been reached which is set to be signed soon. Mexico, and Canada (USMCA), I asked Jose to evaluate the impact of NAFTA — was it positive or negative? “I The financial adjusts are just part of how we do business together in North America.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

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and Canada Reach Nafta Deal (WSJ – sub. For Cloud Logistics, this acquisition will help the company expand its solution footprint (which today is mostly over-the-road and intermodal transportation) and grow its geographic presence beyond North America.