Mexico’s nearshoring gives shippers more reasons to go cross-border
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“U.S. merchants and marketplaces will need to look for new customers, and this may be a great opportunity to market to and acquire customers from beyond their borders in Q4 and into 2023,” said BoxC’s new director of business development, Mark Waverek.
The North American railroads engage in cross-border movements too. So why hasn’t the vaccine mandate erupted into protests over cross-border rail operations in the same way trucking has? This AskWaves article explores that question.
The protest at the Ambassador Bridge is continuing to block traffic, and anger grows over impacts to cross-border trucking and the supply chain.
While vaccine mandates prompt real fears of a cross-border capacity crunch, the cost of moving freight between the U.S. and Canada has been underpriced for too long.
The major differentiator between PGT as a cross-border carrier and other carriers is its door-to-door operation.
Manufacturing is increasing in Mexico as nearshoring has caught the attention of many U.S. companies.
“It’s a true domestic and international cargo insurance product that brokers and carriers are now utilizing to win the highest-margin freight and strengthen ties with their current client base,” Mark Vickers said on shipper’s interest insurance.
Return of millions of US visitors to be ‘boon’ for transportation and logistics
The USMCA has brought about new opportunities for cross-border trade. Is your organization taking advantage of these changes?
Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Super Bowl avocado exports from Mexico are up; Schneider provides diversity grants; Logistics center opens in Tijuana; and CBP seizes phony designer children’s pajamas.
Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Tecma acquires cross-border trucking firm; Mexican carrier achieves CTPAT certification; Boyd Corp. opens factory in Juárez, Mexico; and massive new industrial/logistics park set for Arizona.
Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Laredo gets its third cold storage inspection facility; a Texas trucking company is acquired by Phoenix Logistics; SE-Freight gets 30 Kenworth trucks; and Revere Plastics acquires a Mexican factory.
In today’s edition of The Daily Dash, could an influx of capacity drive down spot rates? Plus, ArcBest President Tim Thorne is retiring, and federal regulators consider nixing a vision exemption for CDL holders.
Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Border bridge project gets presidential permit; Honda to build electric vehicle in Mexico; Texas-based Spirit Truck Lines acquired by Forgelight; and CBP seizes meth hidden in tortilla press.
1992: Textiles and trucking are among industries with the most at stake in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Shippers can get instant and spot quotes in mere seconds, book loads and track their freight across borders using SCOUT.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that U.S. Class I railroad Kansas City Southern is in play again. Blackstone and Global Infrastructure Partners are reported to have made an offer.
Border agents found 48 stowaways attempting to enter the U.S. illegally at rail crossings at the El Paso, Texas, port of entry.
Labor groups praise bill’s contents but key freight rail group is “disappointed.”
Latest Canada Border Services Agency data shows uptick in commercial vehicle traffic in a good sign for cross-border freight.
Titanium Transportation Group depends on no single customer for more than 6% of its business. That diversification is paying off during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forager is filling engineering and product positions in Chicago.
As trucks try to resupply stores across the U.S. and Canada, an issue of drivers’ health insurance when in a different country has arisen. Read this article to learn more.
The Canadian government leaves crucial openings for the movement of goods and U.S. citizens as it introduces an extraordinary travel ban because of coronavirus.
North American trade agreement clears last major hurdle, but more immediate questions loom about the free flow of freight between Canada and the U.S. amid talk of tighter border controls.
Cross-border trucking and logistics firm isn’t cheering for the pandemic. But for the moment, freight volumes are increasing in Canada and the U.S. even as fears over fallout loom on both sides of the border.
Polaris Transportation Group will get access to more freight for its Canada-to-U.S. less-than-truckload business with the purchase of Toronto-area 3PL brokerage PRI Logistics.
Continued strength in northbound less-than-truckload pricing helps drive Canadian shippers’ freight costs in December, the latest results from the Canadian General Freight Index show.
Shutdown of Trusted Traveler Program in New York state could slow trade moving to and from Canada.
Canada’s federal postal carrier asks Canadian producers to stop shipping cannabis to Campobello Island — because of the troublesome transit through Maine.
UPS partners with Waymo for delivery; Coronavirus could decline Chinese production; research breakout in fuel cell technology
Kansas City Southern can attribute its growth in cross-border traffic to a former president, a Railway Age essay says.
The Mexican city of Guadalajara was the first to pass a measure in November prohibiting cargo transportation from entering the metropolitan area from Monday through Sunday, between 6 a.m.-9 a.m., […]
Trucks continue to carry the majority of cross-border imports and exports during the month of October, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Cross-border truck […]
Frank McGuigan, CEO of Transplace, in a wide-ranging discussion at FreightWaves LIVE Chicago, detailed Transplace’s current status, market conditions, and how technology is driving an outcome-based business.
Forager, a Chicago-based cross-border freight brokerage, announced the official launch of its new technology, SCOUT. The instant pricing and booking technology brings on-demand pricing and capacity to the United States-Mexico-Canada […]
Forager wants to solve borders for shippers and transportation providers.
E-commerce packages are flooding the U.S. The vast majority contain legal products, but U.S. Customs and Border Patrol worries about those that contain illegal or dangerous products.
Fr8Hub recently announced that it will expand its services to provide domestic freight matching throughout Mexico, connecting shippers with available carriers throughout the country. The Fr8Hub carrier network currently features […]
Business groups may also look to courts as potential way out
Executives from Redwood Logistics, Forager Logistics, and Transplace discussed the risks posed by new tariffs on Mexican imports.
Tariffs starting June 10 at 5 percent to escalate to 25 percent by October 1.
Trump now threatening tariffs against Mexico while trade groups claim cross-border supply chains still at risk.
Even if the border remains open to freight, shutting out the ~500k workers, students, shoppers, and tourists who legally cross each day would still have a major economic impact.
Canadian cross-border trucking and logistics firm to establish new business based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and plans additional locations in the United States.
Ryder System, Inc. (R: NYSE) presented its Service Excellence Awards to top-performing carriers at its ninth annual Mexican Carrier Recognition Event in Mexico City on January 17. The event – reported in a press release by Ryder on January 29 – recognized 20 Mexican carriers for their excellence in service in Ryder’s international supply chain.
U.S. Xpress today announced its plan today to exit its U.S.-Mexico cross border investment as part of its ongoing capital allocation and profit improvement initiatives.
Forager is building a digital freight marketplace to automate elements of cross-border logistics.