‘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. After Mexico and China, El Paso’s top trading partners were Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.

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Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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Port Houston container volume up 25% in April

The Supply Chain Journal

Port Houston also began construction May 10 on Project 11 , a $1 billion project to widen and deepen the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel. New report sheds light on USMCA impact on cross-border trade ‘ Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

3 Important Freight Shipping Issues You Need to Know

Freight Center

Now, we’re counting down the remaining 3 important freight shipping issues you need to know as we move into the next decade. In recent years, the freight industry has seen an increase in shipping and the number of trucks on the road. As noted above, how long drivers stay on the road affects both timely delivery and safety, and it is an important freight shipping issue. The driver shortage was the top freight shipping industry concern for the third year in a row.

FreightWaves SONAR releases Capacity Trend Indices

The Supply Chain Journal

Tightening markets are unfavorable from a shipping perspective because it means a higher risk of service failures, low compliance and higher rates.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

via temperature-controlled flights, refrigerated trucks and, increasingly, aboard ships in cold storage containers. Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. LAREDO, Texas — With Mother’s Day just around the corner, U.S.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

via temperature-controlled flights, refrigerated trucks and, increasingly, aboard ships in cold storage containers. Hemispheric globalization could boost El Paso trade. LAREDO, Texas — With Mother’s Day just around the corner, U.S.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Make sure that all internal team members and external customers understand the current volatility and are validating purchase orders before being shipped to or from the border. – El Paso Times. Global Trade Resources Mexico Transportation Policy Border Crossing Cross-Border Cross-Border Shipping Customs Customs Broker Mexico Brokers Mexico transportation US-Mexico TradeOn March 27, U.S.

Borderlands: Descartes Datamyne report sheds light on USMCA impact

The Supply Chain Journal

FOB describes an export contract under which the buyer makes the transport arrangements and the seller loads the contractual cargo onto a vessel within the contractual shipping window. If air conditioners are up, it’s going to put pressure on shipping capacity.

Borderlands: Trade experts take stock on USMCA’s first anniversary

The Supply Chain Journal

I think any impact we’ve seen this year for any cross-border volume increase is more related to trade with China, and the challenges that came from the pandemic and shipping overseas,” Silver said.

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

Freight Plus

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. Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border.

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

Freight Plus

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. Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Southern Pacific Railroad

The Supply Chain Journal

Southern Pacific #6053 (in its red/silver/black colors) leads train #1, the westbound “Sunset Limited,” through El Paso, Texas on March21, 1967. The EP&SW served much of the same territory as the SP – with a main line that ran from Benson, Arizona to El Paso.

This Week in Logistics News (February 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

The program could roll out as early as next week, with pilot programs in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, and El Paso, TX. And while February is historically the slowest month of the year, port congestion has ships still waiting to unload, which should drive those numbers up.

Van Rates Sag, Flatbeds Add 2¢, Before Q1 Closes

DAT Solutions

HOT MARKETS : Rock Island , IL, is home to farm equipment manufacturers, who must have shipped a bunch of orders last week. Dallas to El Paso , up 53¢ to $2.40/mile. We're just a few days away from Easter and Passover, which coincide with the close of the first quarter. It's common for shippers to hustle freight out the door before the quarter ends, and this is the deadline.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

began development of a $41 million facility in El Paso, Texas, to expand its work in the cross-border market along the Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico corridor. began shipping cargo to select international destinations. As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services. In particular, cross-border trade between the US and Mexico remains strong.