‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

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FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border. How did El Paso attract those projects?

‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border. How did El Paso attract those projects?

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86 laid off as pecan processor, distributor to close Texas facility

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is permanently closing its processing and distribution facility in El Paso, Texas, according to a notice sent to state officials Friday. The El Paso facility processes pecans and has a shelling plant, two cold storage warehouses and a packaging/distribution warehouse.

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Union Pacific plans to add sidings in strategic areas

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According to UP’s 2020 sustainability report , UP has recently completed sidings along three routes: the Texas and Pacific route from El Paso to Shreveport, Louisiana, the Del Rio route from El Paso to Houston and the Golden State route from El Paso to Kansas City, Missouri. .

‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

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Though well behind Mexico, China ranks second for international trade at the three largest United States-Mexico border crossings in Texas: Laredo, El Paso and Pharr. After Mexico and China, El Paso’s top trading partners were Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.

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Railroad inspector charged with falsifying hazardous materials reports

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. A former Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) inspector in Texas has been charged with lying on official documents related to the transportation of hazardous materials.

2 more bodies recovered after Seacor Power capsizing

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El Paso border crossing aims to recover from huge 2020 trade drop. The U.S. Coast Guard announced the recovery of two more bodies from a boat that capsized Tuesday off the coast of Louisiana.

CBP invests $46M to upgrade rail cargo inspection technology

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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to spend $46 million to upgrade technology to improve rail cargo inspections at 12 points of entry by the Canadian and Mexican borders.

California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy

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Among the freight forwarder’s top 20 unsecured creditors are BG Trucking of Calexico, California, owed more than $92,000; Sun City Group of El Paso, Texas, owed $91,150; and FedEx Customs of Memphis, Tennessee, owed nearly $75,000.

10 countries where truckers make the most money

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El Paso border crossing aims to recover from huge 2020 trade drop. Truck drivers help keep the flow of goods moving around the world and can make good money doing it.

FreightWaves SONAR releases Capacity Trend Indices

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In the example above, El Paso has the lowest score, meaning that market is showing the most unfavorable or deteriorating capacity conditions in the country.

Port Houston container volume up 25% in April

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New report sheds light on USMCA impact on cross-border trade ‘ Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade. Activity at Port Houston rose again in April, showing growth in containers and higher demand for steel, according to the company’s release.

New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release.

Behind-the-scenes video: Checking Mother’s Day flowers at the border

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. LAREDO, Texas — With Mother’s Day just around the corner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have been busy making sure commercial shipments of imported flowers are pest-free.

Behind-the-scenes video: Checking Mother’s Day flowers at the border

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. LAREDO, Texas — With Mother’s Day just around the corner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have been busy making sure commercial shipments of imported flowers are pest-free.

Melton Truck Lines announces driver pay increase

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Melton Truck Lines has offices and terminals in Tulsa; Laredo and El Paso, Texas; Birmingham, Alabama; and Masury, Ohio; along with a business and sales office in Monterrey, Mexico.

Milk Moovement closes $3.2M funding round

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El Paso border crossing aims to recover from huge 2020 trade drop. Milk Moovement , the startup seeking to modernize the dairy supply chain through cloud-based software, closed on a $3.2 million seed funding round on Thursday.

Mexican drug traffickers turned to trucks during pandemic — Long Haul Crime Log

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Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade. Customs and Border Protection agents in Laredo, Texas, saw drug traffickers switch to fewer but larger shipments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Commercial trucks became their vehicle of choice.

Online marketplace DrivrzXchange partners with ACERTUS

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. DrivrzXchange , an online car marketplace platform, has reached an agreement with ACERTUS to facilitate the pickup and delivery of all cars bought and sold on DrivrzXchange.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

What does it take to set up manufacturing shop in Mexico?

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El Paso bor d er crossing aims to recover from huge 2020 trade drop. Some global manufacturers could be feeling a cost crunch, and Mexico might be the solution they’re looking for, according to Joshua Rubin, vice president of business development at Javid LLC. “We’re

The Daily Dash: 6-figure driver jobs

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is permanently closing its processing and distribution facility in El Paso, Texas, according to a notice sent to state officials last week. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

TuSimple: Autonomous freight network 6 months ahead of schedule

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TuSimple currently hauls 100 loads a week between Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

Record-breaking heat wave this week for truckers in the West

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El Paso, Texas, set a daily record high of 109 degrees Saturday, with a daily record of 102 Sunday in Salt Lake City. A brutal heat wave that began over the weekend will spread across more Western states all week long.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 10 runs coast-to-coast in southern U.S.

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Major cities along I-10’s route include (from west to east) Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, Las Cruces, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Gulfport, Mobile, Tallahassee and Jacksonville.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

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It runs through El Paso, Houston and San Antonio. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S., based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (NHTSA-FARS). Related: Scariest tunnels for truckers.

Howard Energy expanding diesel terminal along Texas Gulf Coast

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New report sheds light on USMCA impact on cross-border trade ‘ Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade. Howard Energy Partners is expanding its Port Arthur, Texas, terminal facilities to support Diamond Green Diesel’s (DGD) recently approved plant in the same city.

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Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Much of the goods bought and sold move through Texas, which has the 3 of the 5 biggest customs districts in the USA – #1 Laredo, #2 El Paso and #5 Houston. Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti.

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Online marketplace DrivrzXchange partners with ACERTUS

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. DrivrzXchange , an online car marketplace platform, has reached an agreement with ACERTUS to facilitate the pickup and delivery of all cars bought and sold on DrivrzXchange.

FreightWaves Classics: I-25 serves three Western states

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Moving north, I-25 begins at an intersection with I-10 at Las Cruces, New Mexico (approximately 25 miles north of El Paso, Texas), to I-90 in Buffalo, Wyoming (approximately 60 miles south of the Wyoming-Montana border). The FreightWaves Classics series of articles on U.S.

Semiconductor shortage dents Mexican auto assembly lines

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Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. A shortage of semiconductors affected the assembly of 18% of vehicles in Mexico, almost 136,000 units between January and April, according to figures from the National Autoparts Industry Association (INA).

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

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In the past several months, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced fulfillment and sorting centers in regional cities such as El Paso and Amarillo, Texas, as well as even smaller cities such as Orland, California, and Seaford, Delaware.

Inspiring Leadership Towards a Greater Future — Taking the Hire Road

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It’s mind-boggling to me that 49 states allow an 18-year-old to drive a Class 8 [truck] from El Paso, Texas, to Texarkana, Texas, and back with no problem, but you can’t cross into Texarkana, Arkansas; it makes absolutely no sense,” Spear said.

Borderlands: Descartes Datamyne report sheds light on USMCA impact

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German automotive supplier Bosch announced it will invest about $100 million to modernize plants in the Mexican cities of San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes, according to El Economista. Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade.