A rise in imports has driven up the volume of loaded 20-foot-equivalent units moving through Mexican ports this year despite a slow-moving economy.
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.
23 Dec 2015
Mitsui-Soko Holdings Co., a major transportation and logistics service provider in Japan, has agreed to acquire a container terminal operator at home and established three new subsidiaries abroad to further expand its global operations.
17 Dec 2015
SeaLand plans next month to add a weekly Philadelphia-Mexico route that the Maersk Group regional carrier is touting as an alternative to cross-border land transportation for perishables.
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.