A teacher union blockade of freight rails in Mexico that trapped 4,000 thousands of containers in the key port of Lazaro Cardenas, and also some in Manzanillo, preventing them from moving in and out of the port, is over.
05 May 2016
Leading the North America outbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 2.8 million TEUs, plunging 7.8 percent year-over-year, although representing 18.1 percent of the overall North America outbound container trade.
05 May 2016
Leading the North America inbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 7.6 million TEUs, declining 2.2 percent year-over-year while representing 30.3 percent of the overall North America inbound container trade.
28 Mar 2016
Brazil meat exporters had a week of both good and bad news as they seek new markets in Latin America to capitalize on the depreciation of the local currency, the real, which has recently buoyed the country’s beef exports.
18 Mar 2016
APM Terminals says its new container terminal in Mexico will have an “immediate” impact on the country’s local and international trade despite lagging regional Latin American and global economic growth and a sluggish global ocean container market.
16 Mar 2016
U.S.-Mexico cross-border trade experts say it will be nearly impossible for U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump to pursue many of the cornerstones of his trade platform: including his now-infamous wall and severe tariffs on Mexico imports.
16 Mar 2016
The small port here is no threat to the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s U.S. import business, but Ensenada’s reliability and ability to get high-tech goods and auto parts to Mexican factories fast — often on the same day of the ship call — has won it cargo from the Goliath just 200 miles to the north.
14 Mar 2016
A new all-water container service moving Samsung products from Mexico through the Port of Miami to the Southeast is providing some shippers a cheaper and faster option, shaving off roughly half the time and a quarter of the cost from traditional trucking cross-border options.
10 Feb 2016
A new retail services division and steady automotive demand helped push Pilot Freight revenue higher last year despite falling fuel surcharges and a sluggish economy.
18 Jan 2016
With near-sourcing spurring a Mexican manufacturing boom and a strong dollar kicking U.S. imports into high gear, cross-border trade between the U.S. and Mexico is expected to rocket in 2016.
15 Jan 2016
Thanks partly to its acquisition of non-asset truckload specialist Coyote Logistics, UPS is opening new routes into shippers' cross-border supply chains.