The strong US dollar is making a bad equipment imbalance at the border worse, and will encourage the growth of less-than-truckload shipping across the border and in Mexico, SMC3 expects.
08 Jul 2016
The successful arrival and departure Monday night of the Hammonia Venetia at the Port of Tuxpan, the first ever ship to dock there, ushered in what could be a fierce fight among Mexican ports on the Gulf Coast.
21 Jun 2016
Major Japanese transportation and logistics companies are following in the footsteps of their corporate customers and rushing to strengthen their presence in Mexico.
20 Jun 2016
The North American Free Trade Agreement’s cross-border freight growth of 3.2 percent in 2015 — representing 14.7 million truck and rail containers crossing both borders — exceeds the global ocean container trade’s weak gain of 1.3 percent in the same period.
15 Jun 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings has spelled out its SOLAS policy at four Mexican terminals.
27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
06 May 2016
For the second consecutive year, no U.S. West Coast port achieved double-digit growth or even made the Top 10 fastest-growing ports among the JOC Top 25 North American container ports in 2015.
05 May 2016
Leading the North America combined outbound and inbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 10.4 million laden TEUs, tumbling 4.5 percent year-over-year.
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.