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

The Supply Chain Journal

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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. .

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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.

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.

Borderlands: Canada again beats Mexico, remains top US trade partner

The Supply Chain Journal

I am very excited about this new challenge and very soon we will be integrating transportation solutions in all its modalities, as well as contract logistics and warehousing services on both sides of the border,” Casares said.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Utilize warehouses and secured carrier yards as drop points. 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. – El Paso Times. On March 27, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice detailing the re-assignment of over 750 officers from various ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico

This Week in Logistics News (February 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse hiring data shows how supply chains flexed up for peak. The program could roll out as early as next week, with pilot programs in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, and El Paso, TX. Reports have indicated that additional warehouse costs are being passed on to consumers.

Guest Post: Texas Now the Number 1 State for Refrigerated Freight Volume

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Upgraded highways and bridges in Mexico make Texas border towns like El Paso and Laredo more accessible and more popular than Nogales, AZ, the previous volume leader. the imported produce must be inspected, usually in a refrigerated warehouse in Texas. Laredo and El Paso are also border-crossing areas, with 800 to 1,200 load posts and a pronounced shortage of available trucks, driving load-to-truck ratios well above normal levels—above 131, in the case of El Paso.

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Borderlands: Port Laredo looks to boost produce imports

The Supply Chain Journal

The GAB project will not only house the cold storage warehouse and offices of the GAB Laredo distribution center, but will also feature a trucker dormitory where our fleet drivers may rest before continuing their route,” Miguel Usabiaga, GAB’s vice president, said in a release.

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. Warehousing: SEKO Logistics opened the first of 20 warehouses that it plans to open across Mexico in a bid to capture a share of the country’s automotive, retail and aerospace business.

Borderlands: Port Laredo looks to boost produce imports

The Supply Chain Journal

The GAB project will not only house the cold storage warehouse and offices of the GAB Laredo distribution center, but will also feature a trucker dormitory where our fleet drivers may rest before continuing their route,” Miguel Usabiaga, GAB’s vice president, said in a release.