Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

The only market that stands out with a concern on supply is Kansas City. Majority of countries are re-opening gradually and cargo flows are re-emerging as shippers and manufacturers increase activities. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Google Express, the tech company’s fast delivery service, expands in Kansas City (Kansas City Star). The fallout from Hanjin’s bankruptcy continues, with $14 billion of cargo still stranded at sea.

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

The route is part of the the Kansas City Southern (KCS) network and is one of a few new options carriers like Maersk (the company Walmart contracts) have started to provide as an alternative to the West Coast port congestion. Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain.

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Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico

Talking Logistics

and they are coming bonded and pre-cleared, so they do not have to stop at the border, which eliminates [all the paperwork and customs activity] that happened at Laredo, which was like the Bermuda Triangle…The trains are coming through Laredo and connecting with either Ferromex or Kansas City Southern de México (KCSM) — the connection process takes about a couple of hours — and then it takes 1-2 days for the trains to reach the interior ramps in the country.

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

The first 10,000-square-meter warehouse opened its doors in Ocoyoacac in the State of Mexico, and SEKO plans to follow with six more facilities across the country in Laredo/Nuevo Laredo, McAllen/Reynosa, Mexico City, Monterrey, Toluca and Queretaro.

4 More Tips for Working With Freight Brokers

DAT Solutions

Last month, I had the pleasure of talking to a group of owner-operators and aspiring small fleet owners in Kansas City as part of CMC Live. Learn about the cargo, demand and availability of trucks, and current rates at the origin and destination of the load.