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

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

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Mexico border to help process people crossing the border. Mexico border delays in an uncertain atmosphere: Look for opportunities to convert modes of services. 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. On March 27, U.S.

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

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Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings. Our white paper, Supply Chains: Where to Find the Biggest, Fastest Transportation Savings , is just one example and it offers multiple ways to save. Mexico Supply Chain Cross-Border Shipping

2020 Marks 30 Years Working in Mexico: Then and Now

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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

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Mexico border, his words seem unusually predictive. On June 28, 2016, Mr. Kass testified before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Mexico trade risks. Mexico border is causing congestion —and creating havoc—for many supply chains in the same way Mr. Kass described. . Mexico border are severely delayed? Mexico Trade Should be Asking appeared first on Transportfolio.

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

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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. Those extra links—whether it is additional governments, transportation, warehousing, or customs brokerage providers—mean that more can go wrong, too. Shipping across the border tends to require additional carrier relationships.

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

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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.

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

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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. We’ve looked at operating on both sides of the border, redefined transportation success, and even asked the tough questions for choosing a customs broker. and Mexico brokerage, bridge drayage, warehousing, and transportation) together under a single provider. Mexico Shipping Series: U.S./Mexico

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

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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 1: Door to Door Service Providers

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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.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

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When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. With the services of a trusted 3PL and a good transportation management system (TMS), you can glean an abundance of data around activities and practices related to your transportation department. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits

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This is especially true when outsourcing transportation management, as transportation can include a large part of your overall supply chain and business costs. Consider the many shippers who have outsourced transportation management and other logistics functions to third-party logistics (3PL) providers the past few years. The slowest demand for 3pl services will be in outsourcing transportation management, Armstrong stated.

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

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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.

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

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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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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. New Mexico.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10th, 2019

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10 th , 2019. The retailer wants suppliers that ship full trucks of products to deliver orders within a specified two-day window 87% of the time, up from the previous 85% rate. by adding AI capabilities to their transportation and distribution activities, helping to deliver enhanced logistics services and technology to shippers. trade gaps with China and Mexico, already the nation’s largest, reached new records.

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The 3 Common Misconceptions about Cross-Border Shipping

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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.

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

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Robinson Celebrates 25 Years of Business in Mexico. Speaking of Amazon, the company is raising the bar again on delivery in response to Walmart testing a free, three-day shipping service. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “U.S.-NAFTA Mexico freight totaled $45.2 billion in March 2015 as three out of five transportation modes – air, rail, and truck – carried more U.S.-Mexico Mexico freight than in March 2014. Mexico air freight rose 15.7

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Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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A recent article on Heavy Duty Trucking featured some interesting information from The American Transportation Research Institute. Transportation teams would do well to have a freight rate based budget and a fuel budget that add up to a total budget. Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA).

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

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Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico. In 2014, North American intermodal reached a record high of shipping 13.5 Intermodal Supply Chain Transportation

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

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Some mornings I would ride my rocket ship, evading asteroids and alien cruisers along the way, and I would barely make it to school on time (I mean, the space station), with just enough fuel to make a safe landing. Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico to invest $1.3 billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters). Trucks might not be as sexy as space ships, but that’s not stopping entrepreneurs from imagining better ways to build and power them.

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

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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. Many companies that once moved operations to Asia are now nearshoring in Mexico, closer to the U.S.

How the Mexican Peso Is Impacting Cross-Border Transportation

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Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Service Providers Transportation Transportation Management Systems cross-border shipping international trade Mexico transloadingThe devaluation of the Mexican peso over the past two years has been rather extreme. Two years ago, one U.S. dollar was worth about 13.5 pesos, and today it’s worth about 18. As a result of this severe drop in value, U.S.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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A recent article on Heavy Duty Trucking featured some interesting information from The American Transportation Research Institute. Transportation teams would do well to have a freight rate based budget and a fuel budget that add up to a total budget. Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA).

What Could Stop Lithium from Revolutionizing Transportation?

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The answer is… transportation. But before lithium can meet its full potential, the problem of transportation must be addressed. Many of the country's railroad tracks and services are still not fully equipped to handle dangerous chemical transportation, and regulators are hurrying to catch up with the burgeoning market. How are dangerous goods transported? Recently, air companies warned of the risks involved in transporting large quantities of lithium by air.

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

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administration, and after a lot of back and forth negotiations between the US, Mexico, and Canada over the past year, a new agreement has been reached which is set to be signed soon. How will these changes impact companies, particularly those that trade with Mexico? Mexico, and Canada (USMCA), I asked Jose to evaluate the impact of NAFTA — was it positive or negative? “I I don’t think Mexico would be in the economic status it has today without it.

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

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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. We see this all the time with weather storms and the havoc they create on transportation and distribution operations. This Week in News GlobalTranz Mexico One Network Enterprises Panalpina Riskpulse Supply Chain Risk Management Transplace

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

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Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management and SAP® Extended Warehouse Management Now Available. Transplace and Celtic Expand Intermodal Services in Mexico. enVista’s Transportation Solutions Practice Attains Record Revenue in First Quarter 2014. March 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Speaking of SAP, the company announced the latest versions of its transportation management and warehouse management solutions this week.

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update

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Using proprietary analytics and benchmarking statistics from Transplace’s $9+ billion in freight-under-management, the quarterly report provides shippers and carriers with unprecedented access to the transportation market, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and international ocean logistics. Supply chain, transportation, and logistics professionals can use the quarterly reports to streamline their operations and prepare for what’s ahead in the second half of 2020.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 5: How to Find the Right Customs Broker

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Mexico border. No matter how seldom you ship across the U.S./Mexico Mexico border, every border crossing comes with a significant customs compliance risk. Every company with freight moving into or out of Mexico needs to fill out the same forms and cross the border at the same place, so promises of speedy border crossings may mean they’re cutting corners somewhere along the line. Global Transportation Mexico Customs Broker

Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series

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Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series. To help keep shippers up-to-date, we’ve launched a webinar series for our Spanish-speaking customers discussing how these changes have made an impact on those companies shipping across the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border. Therefore, companies may have to seek certification for a multitude of parts in order to ultimately ship a product such as a television to a retailer in Mexico. and Mexico?

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

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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.

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

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Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons | C.H. Cabotage rules cover the transport of goods between two places in the same country by a transport operator from another country. Most (66%) of the EU’s total tonne-km that are transported by truck are moved by in-country hauliers. Local drivers tend to transport freight across short distances, sometimes with multiple deliveries. Cabotage with Mexico is even more constrained. Mexico border.

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Mexico Trade Squeezes Laredo Truck Capacity : A lack of available capacity is making it more difficult for Mexican exporters to find trucks to transport loads across the U.S.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7 th , 2019. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation. Mexico Trade Squeezes Laredo Truck Capacity : A lack of available capacity is making it more difficult for Mexican exporters to find trucks to transport loads across the U.S.

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