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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Work with your account managers and transportation service providers to review time critical and urgent freight shipments. Access a broad network of transportation modes to mitigate against the risk of closures by leveraging air and rail services to make sure your freight keeps moving. Should your freight get stuck at the border due to the closure, make sure your transportation service provider has secure trailer yards and warehouses to temporarily store your shipment.

3 Important Freight Shipping Issues You Need to Know

Freight Center

Of those four, we’ve dedicated one article to an in-depth discussion of Transportation Infrastructure, Congestion and Funding. 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. The driver shortage was the top freight shipping industry concern for the third year in a row.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

A sync between verticals such as automotive, computer hardware, and transportation equipment provides opportunities to integrate the supply chain , which in turn can position the nation for further growth. 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.

Borderlands: Descartes Datamyne report sheds light on USMCA impact

The Supply Chain Journal

The data can help shippers, manufacturers and transportation providers strategize shipments and plan ahead for capacity, Chris Jones, executive vice president of Descartes, told FreightWaves. If air conditioners are up, it’s going to put pressure on shipping capacity.

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

Freight Plus

The increase of freight volumes creates a large capacity crunch - there are not enough drivers to transport all the freight. Many essential goods that used to be shipped down to Mexico are now staying in the U.S. Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border.

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

Freight Plus

The increase of freight volumes creates a large capacity crunch - there are not enough drivers to transport all the freight. Many essential goods that used to be shipped down to Mexico are now staying in the U.S. Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border.

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. SEKO offers its full suite of services in Mexico, including airfreight and ocean logistics, ground transportation, warehousing and distribution, and customs and compliance within fully secured environments. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.