Chainalytics Partners with Mexico-based Consulting Firm Tsol to Launch Intra-Mexico Freight Benchmarking Service

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (March 11, 2019) — Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence has entered into a strategic alliance with Tsol, a Mexico-based consulting firm and logistics technology provider, to deliver its freight rate benchmarking service within Mexico.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

Trade flowing across the United States-Mexico border has grown exponentially since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was enacted in 1994. It has been further spurred by the trend of nearshoring over the last decade, as American companies have relocated their manufacturing facilities to Mexico to take advantage of a skilled workforce, improving infrastructure, and proximity to the United States. Understand the 3-Legged Freight Movements at the Border.

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Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight

Talking Logistics

It seems like we’ve come full circle with Mexico. A lot of companies set up operations and sourced from Mexico back in the 90s, then the focus shifted to China and other Asian countries, and now Mexico is back in the spotlight. What is it about Mexico that makes it an attractive trading partner again? We’ve seen, for example, instability in ocean freight, cost, and issues with [Los Angeles] ports in past years. Luckily for Mexico, the U.S.

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All Signs Point to Mexico Playing a Greater Role in Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

What do you think about Mexico? My short answer: What do your customers think about Mexico? For most 3PLs, their customers — across a variety of industries — are growing their presence in Mexico, either manufacturing there or growing their supplier base there, so 3PLs need to align their services and capabilities accordingly to the changing supply chain networks of their customers. Mexico mode…Freight moved by pipeline increased 11.4

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico border to help process people crossing the border. While this threat is not new, it certainly feels different this time around, and specifically raises questions for those involved in regular cross border freight movements. While we may not know if and how policy may change and impact freight for a few days or weeks, we can scenario plan for a reasonable number of outcomes. Mexico Border Situation appeared first on Transportfolio. On March 27, U.S.

2020 Marks 30 Years Working in Mexico: Then and Now

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This year marks three successful decades of growing and working with customers and carriers in Mexico. Robinson first opened an office in Monterrey, Mexico, the United States has since remained one of Mexico’s largest trading partners in the import and export business. Mexico increasingly more valuable for all world markets. We are proud to have ten offices and over 350 bilingual experts in Mexico now. In 1995, Mexico exported $66.3

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico border, his words seem unusually predictive. Mexico trade risks. Mexico border is causing congestion —and creating havoc—for many supply chains in the same way Mr. Kass described. . The situation has raised a question many of us in the logistics industry never anticipated asking: should companies reassess safety stock levels for Mexico-sourced products due to the risk of an unreliable customs clearance process? Mexico border are severely delayed?

Innovations in Inflatable Dunnage Bag Design Dramatically Reduce Damage Rates of Freight Shipments

Cerasis

Bureau of Transportation, trucking was the #1 mode of transport for shipments of freight between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico in 2017.read More. The post Innovations in Inflatable Dunnage Bag Design Dramatically Reduce Damage Rates of Freight Shipments appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Claims dunnage bag designNorth American supply chains for manufactured goods depend heavily on trucking.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 28, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Robinson delivery robots Echo Global Logistics FarEye FedEx global trade Hurricane Laura Kenco Logistics PINC Solutions project44 supply chain finance supply chain news transborder freight Transplace Trimble Uber Freight US-Mexico freight lanes XYZ Robotics

Mexico’s Energy Reform Creates Nationwide Demonstrations and Protests

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico’s Energy Reform Creates Nationwide Demonstrations and Protests | Transportfolio. Due to the Mexico government’s recent deregulation and energy reforms that kicked off 2017, the country is currently experiencing intense protests and disruptions along many major federal highways throughout Mexico. Currently, there are more than 16 Mexico states and multiple highways affected by the protests, including: México-Toluca. Mexico Energy Reform

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. As freight markets become more efficient in matching supply/demand, just having the lowest rate per mile won’t cut it anymore. based organization that manufactures their product in Mexico approached us about improving their trucking rates. Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile appeared first on Transportfolio.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. While many news outlets reported on the new agreement—including the fact that all three countries still must ratify the trade agreement, which is likely to occur in 2019—there hasn’t been much information about how the agreement is likely to change for freight. For Mexico, $117 (USD) for customs duties and $50 (USD) for taxes (Section 7.8.f). The U.S.,

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 6: How to Improve Your Customs Broker Relationship

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As I wrap up this series, I realize just how much information we’ve already covered about shipping freight across U.S./Mexico Mexico borders. and Mexico brokerage, bridge drayage, warehousing, and transportation) together under a single provider. Mexico Shipping Series: U.S./Mexico Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door-to-Door Service Providers. Mexico Shipping Series Part 2: A Presence on Both Sides of The Border.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. We applaud Southwest Airlines' decision to expand cargo operations between Mexico City and Houston Hobby Airport. Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest is going to focus on building up international shipping capabilities and experience in the Mexican market first.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. The truckload division operates in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight employs over 21,000 people and owns approximately 33,500 tractors and trailers.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. But zooming out to freight as a whole, we found that the freight industry’s contribution to total GHG (Green House Gasses) is about 10% for developed countries (and much more for developing countries). Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. While many news outlets reported on the new agreement—including the fact that all three countries still must ratify the trade agreement, which is likely to occur in 2019—there hasn’t been much information about how the agreement is likely to change for freight. For Mexico, $50 (USD), no duty or taxes payable. The U.S.,

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Seizing control of freight and transportation spend can improve operating income by five to 10 percent, and boost stock prices by 10 to 20 percent, according to an Accenture study, From a Shipper’s Market to a Carrier’s Market. Freight Invoicing Reports.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico to invest $1.3 billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters). DAT’s Accelerated Freight Matching Launches with New Load Board App for Carriers and Paperless Onboarding Service for Brokers. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. October Air Freight Demand Up 8.2% – Fastest Growth in 18 Months (IATA).

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Celebrates 25 Years of Business in Mexico. March 2015 North American Freight Numbers. NAFTA freight totaled $96.1 NAFTA freight flows by all modes decreased by 5.3 Mexico freight totaled $45.2 Mexico freight than in March 2014. Mexico air freight rose 15.7 Freight carried by rail increased by 7.5 percent and truck freight increased by 5.3 Speaking of Mexico, C.H.

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25 Years in Mexico: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s Silver Jubilee in Mexico: 25 years of working successfully with customers and carriers on cross-border and intra-Mexico transportation. Then as now, the United States remains Mexico’s largest trading partner. While there are growing shortages of logistics capacity, qualified personnel, and warehousing at the border, Mexico’s future looks bright. Mexico’s educated workforce, infrastructure, and business climate all make it an attractive business location.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Freight Raises the Bar on Mexico Service, Adds Door-to-Door Tracking, 24-Hour Customer Resource Center, Enhanced Web Tools. Con-way Freight announced this week that it has enhanced its Mexico service offering with the introduction of real-time, door-to-door online tracking, a 24-hour Customer Resource Center and new web tools for tendering and managing shipments moving to and from Mexico.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While freight volumes and the supply of trucks and drivers constantly strive for equal balance, they often fall short. Here are the five key freight trends worth watching in late 2019. Freight volumes gain strength. Recent reports by Cass Freight Index and American Trucking Associations (ATA) show mixed perspectives with year over year growth struggling against the backdrop of a record 2018. In short, it is a good freight year paired with an exceptional capacity year.

This Week in Logistics News (May 12-16, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace and Celtic Expand Intermodal Services in Mexico. March 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). In addition… The application has also been extended to enable both buying- and selling-side capabilities for analyzing, collaborating on and creating freight agreements with a comprehensive strategic freight management solution. Mexico border remains in its infancy with market share in the low single digit rates.”.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Regional Freight Volume Update ? . Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

This Week in Logistics News (April 1-5, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Mexico line as border agents moved (Reuters) Global trade growth loses momentum as trade tensions persist (WTO) Shipping Comes to Terms With $50 Billion Clean-Fuel Bill (WSJ – sub. Mexico Border Crossing Delays. This week, as reported by Reuters, a different type of storm disrupted supply chains: “trucks delivering goods from Mexico to the United States are facing up to 12 hours of gridlock, drivers said, after a transfer of [750] U.S. “I’m worst at what I do best.”.

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FMCSA Expands Program: Mexico Trucks in the United States

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A little more than three years ago, FMCSA created a pilot program with 13 Mexico trucking companies. The pilot evaluated the safety and feasibility of allowing Mexico trucks to operate within the United States. Companies with regular freight both inbound and outbound to points in Mexico will find this change to be most advantageous. Overall, don’t count on a great deal of additional direct capacity into the United States from Mexico.

6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Shippers need to understand the trends throughout the industry affecting inbound freight management and how to plan accordingly. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management. Subscribe Here!

Coming Soon: Increased Trade Efficiency at the United States-Mexico Border

CH Robinson Transportfolio

southern border, Mexico’s government has recently approved legislation to allow armed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents to operate at places of international trade within Mexico. CBP agents within Mexico , a single point of inspection will be created, eliminating a double inspection process, thereby streamlining examination procedures. agents in Mexico investigating narcotics and smuggling activities.

JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders

BluJay Solutions

In the latest crackdown on international supply chain security, from March 2014 freight forwarders importing goods into Japan via containerized freight will need to comply with 24 hour electronic advance filing rules similar to the advance filing requirements already in place in the United States and Canada and the European Union. And with Japan being the world’s third-largest importer, the new ‘JP24’ rule will impact on a significant percentage of freight forwarders.

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The 3 Common Misconceptions about Cross-Border Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico trade relationships. When shipping to Mexico, only the Importer of Record can empower a Mexican Customs Broker. Unlike the United States, Mexico does not allow foreign Importers of Record. Customs Broker is needed when importing from Mexico. When importing from Mexico, the Exporter of Record must employ a Mexican Broker to clear the shipment through Mexican Customs. Mexico Shipping Options, and watch this video.

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Freight is one of 7 operating units owned by FedEx Corporation. LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight History. FedEx Freight employs over 34,000 people and owns approximately 14,500 trucks. Fedex Freight Service Area.