Borderlands: Mexico faces growing shortage of truck drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Shortage of truck drivers growing in Mexico, experts say. A perfect storm of factors is causing a growing shortage of truck drivers across Mexico, experts say.

Borderlands: Mexico exports of commercial trucks jump 277%

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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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. carrier tractors to a 26-kilometer zone inside the Mexico border.

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Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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. 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. Mexico Border Situation appeared first on Transportfolio. On March 27, U.S.

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.

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. After a recent supply chain evaluation, one company found more value in changing their shipping process to reduce their claims risk by six figures than on immediate transportation savings. based organization that manufactures their product in Mexico approached us about improving their trucking rates. Mexico Supply Chain Cross-Border Shipping

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.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 4: Preparedness for Cross-Border Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 4: Preparedness for Cross-Border Shipping | Transportfolio. A supply chain that crosses the United States and Mexico border tends to have more links than those that exist in domestic shipping. Shipping across the border tends to require additional carrier relationships. After all, cross-border shipping regulations create the need for three carriers on many loads that cross the border. Mexico Cross-Border Shipping

Port Houston awards $99M for expansion projects

The Supply Chain Journal

was recently awarded three construction projects aimed at expanding cargo capacity at Port Houston and the Houston Ship Channel. The third is to expand a dock along the Houston Ship Channel for a petrochemical company, McCarthy said in a release. McCarthy Construction Cos.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 2: A Presence on Both Sides of The Border

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 2: A Presence on Both Sides of The Border.Transportfolio. Mexico cross-border shipping, I covered some of the key benefits of a door to door service provider. Cross-border shipping is complex, but a logistics supplier with offices in the United States and Mexico can provide the knowledge and services that help deliver a smoother cross-border shipping experience. Mexico Shipping Options.

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?

Borderlands: Why does innovation stop at the Mexico border?

The Supply Chain Journal

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. .

Who watches the border in Mexico?

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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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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.

Are you shipping me?!? $32,000 container move from China to LA

The Supply Chain Journal

The blows to the global supply chain never seem to end in 2021, resulting in delays that have sharply reduced the system’s effective capacity and put upward pressure on shipping rates that began reaching record highs months ago. Typhoon In-fa is causing shipping delays in China.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers.Transportfolio. Mexico cross-border shipping. Mexico cross-border logistics provider. When shipping across the U.S./Mexico Mexico border you need a carrier in Mexico, and a Mexico customs broker, a drayman, a U.S. Mexico cross-border service was challenging. Mexico border, download our whitepaper, U.S.-Mexico Mexico Shipping Options.

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. Southwest is going to focus on building up international shipping capabilities and experience in the Mexican market first. We applaud Southwest Airlines' decision to expand cargo operations between Mexico City and Houston Hobby Airport. Southwest Airlines Co.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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

Borderlands: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

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

‘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. 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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Nowports raises $16M to automate Latin American freight

The Supply Chain Journal

Nowports , a Mexico-based digital freight forwarder, announced it has raised $16 million in Series A funding. The Monterrey, Mexico-based company has secured $24 million since launching in 2018 and has established o?ces ces in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay.

Cross-border consulting helps navigate USMCA ups and downs

The Supply Chain Journal

This July marks the first anniversary of the adoption and implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ). Mexico border daily, it’s imperative that logistics service providers know what’s at stake. In fact, Mexico only requires carriers to be liable for just 2.5

Port of Corpus Christi reports record tonnage for LNG, agricultural goods

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to 589 barges and ships. American Shipper Maritime News Crude oil Gulf Coast ports Gulf of Mexico liquified natural gas Port of Corpus Christi Texas

North America supply chain reshoring will not happen, report says

The Supply Chain Journal

North America boasts a deeply integrated marketplace, a large free trade area, short-distance travel times and new opportunities for policy integration under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on trade, Viteritti said. Mexico’s labor costs are lower than in the U.S.

Port Houston posts 39% year-over-year container volume growth

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Mexico trade boomed in May, but profit margins tightening. Exports of commercial vehicles from Mexico jump 277%. American Shipper Maritime News Top Stories auto imports container shipping Houston Ship Channel Port Houston steel imports

Free Trade: Why U.S. Trade With Mexico and China Could Not Be More Different

GlobalTranz

Mexico and China frequently are labeled as scapegoats for U.S. Partially, this is because Mexico and China are currently our top two trading partners, comprising 15 percent and 17 percent of U.S. Mexico’s manufacturing sector is integrated with U.S. The United States and Mexico form a high wage/low wage partnership, bringing complementary labor forces, investments, innovation capacity, and industry strengths together to be able to compete globally.

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U.S.-Mexico Shipping Options

Supply Chain 24/7

Mexico border with your truckload shipments could impact the decisions you make—and whether or not you will actually get what you pay for. Understanding what can happen at the U.S.-Mexico By reviewing the process and your options, you will be able to develop better, more efficient strategies to help minimize costs and risk

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Amazon has also announced plans to open facilities in regional cities across Mexico, including Hermosillo, Apodaca and Mérida. and Mexico as well.

The 3 Common Misconceptions about Cross-Border Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

parties show significant interest in better understanding the cross-border shipping process. The increased interest has exposed many misconceptions within the shipping community, which otherwise cloud the fundamentals of cross-border transportation. Mexico trade relationships. Listed below are three common and incorrect assumptions shippers make about the cross-border shipping process. Unlike the United States, Mexico does not allow foreign Importers of Record.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Continue to watch the unfolding trade situations with China and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Market changes prompt new freight shipping strategies. The post 5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market appeared first on Transportfolio. For many in the supply chain industry, a cyclical pattern of tension and slack is a familiar occurrence.

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.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Amazon has also announced plans to open facilities in regional cities across Mexico, including Hermosillo, Apodaca and Mérida. and Mexico as well.