Mexico Infrastructure News

Mexico Infrastructure News

08 Jul 2019
A large share of US-bound Mexican freight is shoved through an increasingly tight funnel of truck lanes vulnerable to freight surges, migration crises, and trade disputes.
16 May 2017
The expansion will enable the terminal to add a fourth berth and boost the total terminal area by nearly 30 percent.
10 Jan 2017
Mexico’s top two container ports have ambitions of being alternatives for US-bound imports.
01 Dec 2016
Mexican port authorities aren’t letting up on their expansion plans even though US President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to overhaul or leave NAFTA threatens the demand for containerized imports through their docks.
20 Apr 2015
The Mexican government is pumping $5 billion — more than 77 billion pesos — into its network of 117 ports, as the country’s rising middle class demands more imports and Mexico rises as a regional manufacturing powerhouse.
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.
16 Oct 2014
Truck capacity is tightening along the U.S.-Mexican border, forcing cross-border shippers to become more innovative, says Sonney Jones, a former shipper and now director of sales in Mexico for Transplace.
Port of Veracruz
03 Sep 2013
There’s a lot of talk about increasing infrastructure spending, but with local, state and federal agencies involved, it’s difficult to determine which projects would bring the biggest bang for the buck. Enter CG/LA Infrastructure. The Washington-based consulting firm in August ranked 100 projects that it says would most help the U.S. regain its competitiveness.
Port of Veracruz
28 Jun 2013
Mexico’s port cargo traffic is expected to increase 80 percent to 508 million tons per year by the end of the government’s current six-year administration in 2018...
truck traffic, US-Mexico border crossing
18 Apr 2013
More than 5 million commercial trucks crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in 2012, a 4.8 percent increase from 2011 that set a new record. Unfortunately, Troy Ryley says, too many tractor-trailers were headed in one direction — north.
04 Jan 2013
From labor battles to natural disasters, 2012 was filled with risk for shippers and the companies moving and managing their cargo. Here are the stories that defined the year.
Kansas City Southern locomotive. Photo courtesy KCS.
16 Nov 2012
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The competition among ports in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Asian cargo is not a zero-sum game, but rather a matter of each port capturing market share based on what it does best.
Ford production plant in Mexico
15 Nov 2012
Prospects for nearshoring, which is the transfer of business to a nearby country, have never looked better as U.S. companies turn to Mexico for the production of a variety of industrial and consumer goods.