Arizona authorities are urging the federal government to consider some Mexican cross-border truckers’ complaints of unfair treatment and prevent a possible blockade at the largest port of entry in the state.
18 Feb 2014
Cross-border trade among the U.S., Mexico and Canada is increasing, but President Obama is likely to hear complaints about U.S. trade barriers when he meets his Mexican and Canadian counterparts Feb. 19.
18 Feb 2014
Major carriers aim to hike rates in a variety of trade lanes in March, although any increases achieved could be temporary.
10 Feb 2014
Major container lines hope to increase rates in multiple trade lanes in March, April and May, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting.
10 Feb 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway said Friday it will aggressively defend its concession agreement in Mexico but declined to say whether it would pursue legal action against a bill aimed at opening the country up to railroads other than the two existing concession holders.
06 Feb 2014
Canadian Pacific Railway CEO and Director E. Hunter Harrison told investors last week that he expects rail consolidation among the largest North American railroads within six years, but the scenario he laid out was far bolder than what’s been swirling around the industry for years.
29 Jan 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway expects to see a surge of business from three new Mexican auto plants later than previously anticipated, as the Nissan, Honda and Audi plants are slated to produce only half their full capacity this year.
24 Jan 2014
This is the first of a two-part series looking at NAFTA’s legacy, the North American supply chain and the future of cross-border trade.
14 Jan 2014
U.S. red meat exports were “solid” in November as beef sales set a new value record and pork exports posted their strongest month year-to-date...
12 Jan 2014
At a recent supply chain conference, Bradley S. Jacobs heard a “financially compelling” case for investing and doing business in his country from former Mexican President Felipe Calderón. “Mexico is positioning to chip into China’s status as one of our major trading partners,” said the chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics.
10 Jan 2014
The North American intermodal market this year will likely be downright predictable compared to the volatility facing other transportation modes, particularly ocean shipping and air cargo. That’s less-than-thrilling news for investors, but a dose of much-needed certainty for shippers tired of wild rate fluctuations and sporadic service from other modes.