Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico. Four companies recently announced big plans in Mexico, including a new factory and several major expansion projects.

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.

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Borderlands: Foreign investors pump money, manufacturing jobs into Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Eight foreign companies recently announced they were expanding or building export factories in Mexico. port for trade with Mexico, totaling $19.7

Borderlands: Mexico trade boomed in May but profit margins tightening

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Mexico trade boomed in May but profit margins tightening, experts say. Mexico exported $40.8 Imports into Mexico rose 87.5% Canada and 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. carrier tractors to a 26-kilometer zone inside the Mexico border.

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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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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).

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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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. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged. Drivers needed to transport nuclear weapons across US.

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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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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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday , ENERGY Transportation Group, an asset-based third-party logistics firm headquartered in Montreal, announced the opening of its brokerage division in Chattanooga, Tennessee, furthering its penetration into the North American transportation ecosystem.

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? Bureau of Transportation Statistics. .

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

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. 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

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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How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

GlobalTranz

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.

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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The Move to Mexico: The Trends and Challenges of Nearshoring

Supply Chain Link

In recent years there has been a trend of United States and Canadian companies turning to Mexico to manufacture goods, especially in the, auto, plastic, and aerospace. Transportation. Supply Chain, Global , Transportation, Cross-Border. Cross-Border Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation Transportation

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

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

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

Canada-Mexico Transportation Heats Up – What You Need to Know

Logistics Viewpoints

Canada-Mexico trade continues to heat up thanks in part to the growing number of company’s near-shoring operations to North America, particularly to Mexico, from Asia. The rising cost to produce in Asia, as well as the cost of ocean and air transportation continuously rising, port congestion and demand on speed to market are all contributing […]. Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Service Providers Reverse Logistics Transportation

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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

Auto Manufacturers Nearshore to Mexico to Shorten Supply Chain

RFgen

Mexico offers a skilled and affordable work force. Building products on the other side of the planet can rack up transportation costs for materials and finished products, while companies have to rely on distant foreign partners for updates and productive operations.

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

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. Mexico Cross-Border Shipping

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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 Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door-to-Door Service Providers. Mexico Shipping Series Part 2: A Presence on Both Sides of The Border.