Borderlands: Mexico exports of commercial trucks jump 277%

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Mexico exports of commercial trucks jump 277%. Other top heavy-duty truck producers/exporters in Mexico during May were International Trucks Inc., Mexico border.

What does it take to set up manufacturing shop in Mexico?

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Some global manufacturers could be feeling a cost crunch, and Mexico might be the solution they’re looking for, according to Joshua Rubin, vice president of business development at Javid LLC. “We’re Mexico in February regained its position as the No. Mexico regains status as No.

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Bullets from hijacked US-bound trucks recovered in Mexico

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bound tractor-trailers in central Mexico June 9. About 5 million bullets were found in the Mexican municipality of San Luis de La Paz in the state of Guanajuato, about 19 miles from where the bullets were stolen, Mexico’s National Guard (GN) reported Friday. Mexico remains top U.S.

Can Mexico capitalize on US automakers’ pivot to electric vehicles?

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Mexico trade, could dramatically change as many automakers make a substantial shift to manufacturing electric vehicles. automaker to announce it would build electric vehicles in Mexico. Redwood Mexico is part of Redwood Logistics , headquartered in Chicago. Photo: GM Mexico).

Volkswagen workers in Mexico empower union to call strike

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Autoworkers at Volkswagen’s (OTCMKTS: VWAGY ) plant in Puebla, Mexico, recently voted to go on strike if wage negotiations can’t be settled by Aug. Canada, Mexico and other markets, and is one of the largest auto factories in the country.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April. Cardenas is vice chairman of Transportes Innovativos , a truckload carrier based in Guadalajara, Mexico.

FreightWaves Classics: Otay Mesa Land Port is third-busiest on U.S.-Mexico border

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borders with Canada and Mexico. The third-busiest commercial port of entry on the Mexico-United States border is the Otay Mesa site in San Diego, California. This port of entry (POE) is one of three along the California border with Mexico in the San Diego-Tijuana metropolitan area.

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? There are roughly 4,000 maquilas operating in Mexico today…. . Luckily for Mexico, the U.S. Mexico has built up substantial reserves.

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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.

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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Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015

Talking Logistics

As I wrote last October, all signs point to Mexico playing a greater role in supply chains , as companies across a variety of industries grow their presence in the country, either manufacturing in Mexico or growing their supplier base there. Jim Tompkins , CEO of Tompkins International, E-Commerce Trends : Tompkins highlighted various e-commerce trends and stats in Mexico, including the fact that Mexico is the second largest e-commerce market in South America behind Brazil.

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Growth and Improvements in Mexico’s Rail Network

Talking Logistics

As we highlighted in a post last October, all signs point to Mexico playing a greater role in supply chains. From a transportation standpoint, the primary focus has been on cross-border trucking, but rail is also a critical component of Mexico’s transportation network. How has Mexico’s rail capabilities evolved over the past decade? What is the state of intermodal in Mexico? Live Episode: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 12:00 ET.

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PINC and Tsol form a strategic alliance to provide the number-one selling Yard Management System (YMS) in Mexico

PINC

Union City, CA & Mexico City - December 12, 2017 - PINC, the number-one provider of yard management systems (YMS), finished vehicle logistics , and inventory robotics solutions to the world's largest brands, announced today a partnership with Tsol, a boutique consulting company that offers supply chain technology solutions to customers in Latin America. Tsol will be a strategic partner for PINC, representing and reselling the company’s yard management solution in Mexico.

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GM to invest $1B to build electric vehicles in Mexico

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General Motors (NYSE: GM ) announced Thursday it will invest $1 billion in a manufacturing complex in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, that will build electric vehicles by 2023. . The announcement represents the first major investment for an electric vehicle factory in Mexico.

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.

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. Mexico border delays in an uncertain atmosphere: Look for opportunities to convert modes of services. Mexico border situation with both on the ground updates regarding port delays and operational impacts, as well as policy updates from Washington, D.C. Mexico Border Situation appeared first on Transportfolio. On March 27, U.S.

Winter produce increases reefer volumes from Mexico

DAT Solutions

demand for winter produce, which is why, at this time of the year, we start to see an increase in volume across the southern border from Mexico. . The deeper we get into winter, the further south shippers go to meet U.S.

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Who watches the border in Mexico?

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Transporting goods in and out of Mexico can be a challenge for both experienced and new shippers or logistics professionals. Mexico has 49 customs offices or districts around the country overseen by SAT. In 2020, Mexico’s annual customs revenue from foreign trade was $49.4

Mexico Logistics: Manufacturing in Mexico, Distribution in the U.S.

West Coast and California Logistics

For many companies, Mexico has long been an ideal manufacturing location due to lower costs and close proximity to American consumers. Mexico logistics is often fraught with hurdles such as border uncertainties, inadequate warehouse capacity, and security concerns. To overcome these hurdles, many companies are enjoying the best of both worlds: manufacturing in Mexico and shipping finished goods to a U.S.

Borderlands: Why does innovation stop at the Mexico border?

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Why does innovation stop at the Mexico border?; Why does innovation stop at the Mexico border? Mexico border. Mexico and Canada. .

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. are among the reasons Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler produce some of their vehicles in Mexico, with Ford to double its production starting 2018 via a new plant in San Luis Potosi.

Borderlands: Mexico remains top US trade partner, Canada No. 2

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Mexico remains top US trade partner, Canada No. For the second month in a row, Mexico was the main trading partner of the U.S., and Mexico totaled $54.7

Exploring Nearshoring in Mexico

Logistics Viewpoints

Mexico has become the destination of choice for many companies looking to benefit from its vastly improved infrastructure; increasingly skilled labor force; its proximity to the United States, as well as all Central and South American countries; and rapidly improving economic growth. Coinciding with Mexico’s rise as an attractive target for industrial opportunity are the […].

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain. Over the last several months, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— has slowly been increasing the share of products it imports through Mexico, a move that many other retailers have been reluctant to make for decades. Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. Despite these drawbacks, Walmart is continuing to bank on Mexico’s supply chain.

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Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transplace

Mexico Border. According to recent reports, trucks crossing the border between Mexico and the United States are currently hitting delays of up to 12 hours. Reuters has reported that “the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to process the record number of migrant families entering the United States from Mexico, prompted delays of up to 12 hours for trucks crossing from Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas.”. Mexico Border appeared first on.

U.S. Company Stops Sale of Chemical Used in Mexico Heroin Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

company selling a chemical across Mexico that is essential for making heroin stopped all sales in the country after an investigation found it was easily diverted to produce the drug fueling a U.S. A U.S.

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?

Nearshoring: Mexico – Is It Time?

Inbound Logistics

Mexico presents an attractive option for U.S.-based based companies moving all or a portion of their supply chains closer to home

Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico

Talking Logistics

Mexico’s rail capabilities have evolved significantly over the past decade, as Carlos Godinez, Intermodal Director, Mexico at Transplace , discussed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “It’s The change is most evident for cross-border intermodal shipments between the United States and Mexico: In the past, an intermodal train originating in Chicago, for example, used to stop at the border [before crossing into Mexico].

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Borderlands: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking

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Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. The company is based in Del Rio, Texas, along the United States-Mexico border. “I Mexico’s commercial transportation sector employs more than 2.1 and Mexico. . “I

New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

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Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Air Cargo News Trucking Aeromexico air cargo cargo-only flights China e-commerce Mexico City Wuhan China

New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

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Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Air Cargo News Trucking Aeromexico air cargo cargo-only flights China e-commerce Mexico City Wuhan China

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

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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. In Mexico, we’re looking at the six markets/regions that we trade with the most and developing a plan to focus on them.

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Why U.S. Companies Are Moving Their Supply Chains From China to Mexico

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S.-China China trade war already had American companies rethinking their relationships with Chinese manufacturers. Then came two additional nails in the coffin

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Semiconductor shortage dents Mexican auto assembly lines

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A shortage of semiconductors affected the assembly of 18% of vehicles in Mexico, almost 136,000 units between January and April, according to figures from the National Autoparts Industry Association (INA). Canada and Mexico. Mexico could see auto parts production worth $93.9