Mexican port authorities aren’t letting up on their expansion plans even though US President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to overhaul or leave NAFTA threatens the demand for containerized imports through their docks.
02 Dec 2015
The value of goods shipped between Mexico and the U.S. continues to climb, while the goods value in U.S.-Canada trade is dropping. Lower fuel prices and the strong U.S. dollar are partly to blame, as well as the surge in Mexican manufacturing aimed at the U.S.
12 Nov 2015
An increase in the amount of freight transloaded at the U.S. border means Mexican trucking company Fletes México is using more of its own equipment to haul shipments to a U.S. crossdock facility. The trend has been noted by U.S. logistics operators, who claim it can help reduce a capacity imbalance at the U.S.-Mexican border.
10 Nov 2015
Logistics operators at the U.S.-Mexican border are handling more transloaded truck freight, as rising volumes clash with the weak peso and imbalanced capacity.
24 Oct 2015
The Port of Manzanillo, Mexico’s largest, avoided major damage from Hurricane Patricia as the Category 5 storm apparently proved much less destructive than feared.
23 Oct 2015
As the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere barrels toward Mexico’s Pacific coast, the country’s largest container port has suspended operations, thousands have fled the coastline and the nation is bracing for impact.
22 Oct 2015
Cross-border shipments of auto parts from Mexico are outpacing growth in containerized imports through U.S. ports in a market roiled by West Coast port congestion and diversion to air freight during the first half of this year.
21 Oct 2015
Historically plentiful Mexican truck capacity could tighten thanks in large part to a cross-border exchange rate that’s been driving up the price of equipment for smaller Mexican carriers, industry executives warn
20 Oct 2015
Kansas City Southern Railway said less-than-par intermodal service is turning a corner after reliability cost the railroad volume in the third quarter.
19 Oct 2015
Mexico is in the fast lane to become a major automotive manufacturing hub. And while the decision to move to Mexico may seem simple for automobile and auto part makers looking to cut costs and transit times, it doesn’t make managing supply chains any simpler.
18 Oct 2015
With a two-phase expansion of its container facilities, Mexico's top automotive gateway says it is taking aim at competitors in the U.S. such as the Port of Houston.