The Hub Group expects intermodal rail service to keep improving throughout the year but doesn’t expect a return to mid-2013 service levels until at least 2016.
23 Feb 2015
The five largest U.S. border crossings by truck increased truck volume 4 percent in 2014, with Laredo, the largest truck crossing point, processing 5.5 percent more trucks than in 2014.
21 Feb 2015
The U.S. and Canada cleared a big hurdle to building a second span over the Detroit River, a critical crossing and sometime choke-point for cross-border trade.
20 Feb 2015
Kansas City Southern Railway’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, who has helped lead the railroad’s successful push into the U.S.-Mexico cross-border market, has been promoted to president.
03 Feb 2015
FedEx’s growing freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm is expanding its services connecting to Latin Amer
23 Jan 2015
Kansas City Southern Railway’s intermodal traffic increased 8 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2014, despite congestion from other U.S. railroads and cross-border diversions that cost it some volume.
19 Jan 2015
U.S. agriculture shippers are welcoming Washington’s recent decision to finally open up the border to more Mexican trucking companies as the move will end retaliatory tariffs on their products and will help them find truck capacity.
13 Jan 2015
Giving Mexican carriers U.S. authority may not solve the chronic equipment imbalance and capacity problems at the U.S.-Mexican border, a logistics official says.
13 Jan 2015
Even if Mexican carriers rush to apply for U.S. authority, getting freight across the border won't become easier without improved customs processes, an expert on U.S.-Mexican trade says.
10 Jan 2015
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to finally open up the border to Mexican trucking companies — a key stipulation of NAFTA still not implemented after two decades — has resolved none of the political controversy and still faces severe political backlash from opponents including the Teamsters.
09 Jan 2015
Barely a few months go by without an automaker announcing plans to move or increase production in Mexico. General Motors, for example, said in December it would invest $5 billion in Mexico by 2018, adding to the $1.4 billion it’s already spent on factories there.