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. 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. Mexico Border Situation appeared first on Transportfolio.

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. San Diego Warehouse Supply Chain

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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. 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

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.

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. Having them visit one of your warehouses or production facilities is a great way to help them understand even more about your company and your products. and Mexico brokerage, bridge drayage, warehousing, and transportation) together under a single provider. Mexico Shipping Series: U.S./Mexico

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. and potentially a crossdock or warehouse. Mexico cross-border service was challenging. Mexico border, download our whitepaper, U.S.-Mexico

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

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

Very simply, 3PLs cannot find enough warehouse workers to meet their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). e-Commerce operators cannot find enough workers to ship what they sell. The crisis is exacerbated by increases in wage rates for warehouse workers. As detailed in the chart, distribution center wages for warehouse workers were basically flat from 2002 through 2013 before starting to see a rapid increase. faster shipping times), or lowering price points (e.g.,

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

Very simply, 3PLs cannot find enough warehouse workers to meet their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). e-Commerce operators cannot find enough workers to ship what they sell. The crisis is exacerbated by increases in wage rates for warehouse workers. As detailed in the chart, distribution center wages for warehouse workers were basically flat from 2002 through 2013 before starting to see a rapid increase. faster shipping times), or lowering price points (e.g.,

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

Talking Logistics

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). Warehouses promised lots of jobs, but robot workforce slows hiring (Los Angeles Times).

Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Cerasis

trading partners, including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. Warehouses obtaining supplies, products, and raw materials from affected countries could see similar rises in average production and purchase price for finished products. But warehouse managers can do something about it by using warehouse automation. New technological deployment, including the use of a robust WMS and slotting optimization system, increases productivity in the warehouse.

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

Talking Logistics

Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management and SAP® Extended Warehouse Management Now Available. Transplace and Celtic Expand Intermodal Services in Mexico. Speaking of SAP, the company announced the latest versions of its transportation management and warehouse management solutions this week. In other transportation-related news, Transplace announced that Celtic International has expanded its cross-border and intra-Mexico intermodal capabilities.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Mexico.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Mexico.

Amazon’s Mexican Aspirations

Logistics Trends and Insights

As a follow up to our blog post, Mexico – The Race for E-commerce Dominance Starts with Logistics , we take a look at Amazon who is reportedly scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center. Currently, Amazon operates three warehouses just outside Mexico City with about 1.5 Mexico joins other emerging countries such as India and Brazil that has captured Amazon’s attention and pocketbook. Amazon e-commerce Mexico

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Mexico.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

In particular, cross-border trade between the US and Mexico remains strong. Among recent logistics providers’ investment announcements are: Road: Mid America Logistics opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico, its first international location. The new facility also complements Ryder’s renovated yard in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, which has capacity for up to 400 trailers. and Mexico across multiple crossing points along the border. and Mexico.

Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Veridian Solutions

trading partners, including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. Warehouses obtaining supplies, products, and raw materials from affected countries could see similar rises in average production and purchase price for finished products. But warehouse managers can do something about it by using warehouse automation. New technological deployment, including the use of a robust WMS and slotting optimization system, increases productivity in the warehouse.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be back to pre-pandemic difficulty. When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. New Mexico.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor. PST will ship the same day. Warehouse Efficiency

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.?? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . As the state reopens retail facilities on May 4, shipping in and out of Arizona should not be substantially impacted. . When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. . New Mexico .

This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In other news this week… DHL successfully tests Augmented Reality application in warehouse. Billion Ship Order (WSJ – sub. The second most popular blog post that we published last year on Talking Logistics was Wearable Devices: The New User Interface for Logistics Software , where I highlighted the emergence of next-generation wearables in the warehouse that combine smart glasses with voice recognition, video, GPS, scanning, and other capabilities.

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What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Transplace

10% or less are in Canada, Mexico or Europe. Logistics leaders in our survey also shared how the changes in revenue affect their supply chain: Impacts on warehouse space. Business - Transportation Miscellaneous 3PL automotive business priorities chemical coronavirus COVID-19 CPG customer demand industrial inventory logistics manufacturing packaging retail shipping supply chain technology telecommunting transportationWhat Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain?

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

If you operate a warehouse in Southern California -- or any of the other impacted areas -- wages, overtime and related payroll taxes will increase significantly. Alternative Solutions : An innovative solution is leveraging our neighbors to the South in Mexico. Employing time-tested trans-border processes (utilized by dozens of Fortune 500 companies currently operating in Mexico), shipments from Mexico back to the U.S.

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Exclusive: Foxconn, other Asian firms consider Mexico factories as China risks grow. How Sephora flexed its warehouse network to prep for an e-commerce onslaught.

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Exclusive: Foxconn, other Asian firms consider Mexico factories as China risks grow. How Sephora flexed its warehouse network to prep for an e-commerce onslaught.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

Other refrigerated transportation modes include airplanes, ships and railcars. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations. It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition. Eliminate Before You Automate : Automation is critical to large, efficient warehouse operations.

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Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain

TMC

Where are you likely to encounter the worst bottlenecks when shipping product between the U.S. and Mexico? Department of Commerce , in 2015 Mexico produced 3.4 auto part exports to Mexico have more than doubled and were valued at more than $30 billion in 2015. and Mexico, we need to be cautious when generalizing about related logistics issues. supplier ships more product than a buyer in Mexico can handle.

6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Essentially, don’t forget the yard and the dock for successful shipping! However, the rapid growth of e-commerce is expected to push any drop into retreat, catalyzing renewed growth and focus on effective inbound freight management for warehouses and distribution centers. One of the significant changes to expect in 2019 will revolve around bracts it, as well as the proposed United States, Canada, Mexico free trade agreement, which has yet to be ratified. Subscribe Here!

The need to know

EFT

Amazon announces $100 million logistics investment in Mexico. Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it has invested $100 million in opening new warehouses in Mexico, including its first shipping centres outside the populous capital area, in a bid to offer faster deliveries.

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26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

You also have to consider storage costs, warehouse maintenance costs, ordering new items, packaging, vendor costs — all these require spending money. If the right technology is infused with your warehouse and inventory management processes, it can greatly streamline your entire operations and grant value to your organization. To survive the increasing customer demands you need shorter lead times and faster shipping and delivery times. Warehouse Efficiency

Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

Other refrigerated transportation modes include airplanes, ships and railcars. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature.

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