The third blockage this year of the main rail line into the Mexican Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, which is operated by Kansas City Southern of Mexico (KCSM) will likely add to shipper fears that moving cargo by rail is unreliable.
23 Oct 2019
Mexican auto production, domestic vehicle sales, and imports of autos through the country’s ports have all fallen this year, and IHS Markit predicts sales and production will be flat next year, likely limiting growth in auto-related supply chains.
16 Oct 2019
Mexico’s fourth-largest port by volume is bucking the trend of slower cargo growth by posting solid gains in volume this year that far outpace the rise in cargo through all Mexican ports combined.
02 Oct 2019
Delays at the US-Mexico border are caused as much by a lack of visibility into shipments and processes as congested truck lanes.
27 Sep 2019
Mexican shippers are finding this year’s peak season less disruptive to their supply chains than last year and are experiencing less difficulty getting cargo from the ports, as cargo volumes have grown only slightly and ocean carrier rates have stayed in the same range as in 2018.
16 Sep 2019
Chicago-based Forager last week became the latest logistics technology startup to take aim at the increasingly complex US cross-border trucking market.
13 Sep 2019
Multiregional LTL carrier Saia adds three new terminals in the Northeast and expands in Philadelphia amid a market giving off mixed signals.
12 Sep 2019
Trains began running again into the Mexican Port of Lazaro Cardenas Thursday, two days after protestors halted train traffic at the port, raising anew concerns of reliability of the country’s railroad system in moving freight.
09 Sep 2019
The intermodal sector in Mexico has room to grow, but that means overcoming several challenges.
05 Sep 2019
The second-largest terminal at Mexico’s Port of Manzanillo will complete an expansion project next year as the ports fends off complaints it has problems dealing with peak season volumes.
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