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

The Supply Chain Journal

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. The Jamco Group is a Laredo-based global logistics provider.

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Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Rural areas are the next e-commerce frontier; Texas FedEx distribution center acquired; Authentic Logistics opens Phoenix office; and CBP seizes counterfeit N95 masks in Houston. . Authentic Logistics opens Phoenix office.

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Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Rural areas are the next e-commerce frontier; Texas FedEx distribution center acquired; Authentic Logistics opens Phoenix office; and CBP seizes counterfeit N95 masks in Houston. . Authentic Logistics opens Phoenix office.

Borderlands: Descartes Datamyne report sheds light on USMCA impact

The Supply Chain Journal

When you start seeing these kinds of numbers, there’s going to be an impact on logistics and capacity,” Jones said. “So If air conditioners are up, it’s going to put pressure on shipping capacity. Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade.

This Week in Logistics News (February 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. The program could roll out as early as next week, with pilot programs in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, and El Paso, TX. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the pandemic’s impact on shipping times for Peloton.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

The country also lacks an established supply base that leads to higher logistics costs, although some companies look at long-term advantages rather than short-term ones. Bemis Manufacturing will expand its Monterrey facility with a 50,000-square foot addition, while the new polyethylene plant of the Braskem-Idesa joint venture will ship some of its output to the US. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

This Week in Logistics: Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border

Freight Plus

This week in logistics we are taking a look at an article published in. Many essential goods that used to be shipped down to Mexico are now staying in the U.S. DHL opened a location at El Paso International Airport in west Texas to expand its foreign trade.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services. Among recent logistics providers’ investment announcements are: Road: Mid America Logistics opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico, its first international location. Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.