Logistic

Cargo transit through Queretaro airport up 45%
From January through November 2017, the volume of cargo moved throughout the Intercontinental Airport of Queretaro (AIQ) had an annual growth of 45%, with 32,516 tons, reported El Financiero citing figures of the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC). The data of the DGAC shows that in th...
Cemex sales ready mix concrete operations in Oregon and Washington
Cemex announced that one of its subsidiaries in the U.S. has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its Pacific Northwest Materials Business consisting of aggregate, asphalt and ready mix concrete operations in Oregon and Washington to Cadman Materials, Inc., a LehighHanson company and U.S. ...
CEMEX successfully installs system to operate cement plants by remote control
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V, one of the largest building materials producer in the world, announced that it has successfully installed a control center in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon to operate plants by remote control, becoming the first company in the cement industry to do so. From its central location, CEMEX...
Chicago-based Coyote Logistics opens facility in Guadalajara
Chicago-based transportation management services provider Coyote Logistics, a subsidiary of transportation and logistics bellwether, UPS, opened up a new office in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Company officials said that with this office, the company will be able to better assist Latin America-bas...
Chinese investors to develop 2,100-acre industrial park in Nuevo Leon
Mexican and Chinese investors broke ground in recent days to build a new industrial park in the municipality of Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, located just 20 miles North of Monterrey, the state capital. The Hofusan Industrial Park is a joint effort between Chinese corporations Holley Group and Futo...
Companies investing US$45 million in San Luis Potosi
Kansas City Southern (KCS), Watco Companies, LLC (Watco) and WTC Industrial (WTC), are going to invest US$45 million to build a liquid fuel terminal for railway units, located at the Industrial Park WTC in San Luis Potosi. The President and Executive Director of KCS, Patrick Ottensmeyer, detailed th...
Daimler introduces two cabover tractor trucks specifically for the Mexican market
In response to the Mexican trucking industry’s shift towards cabover-engine tractor trucks, Daimler Trucks North American introduced two new Freightliner cabover models designed specifically for Mexico. The two new tractors, a Class 8 unit dubbed the 2528 and a Class 6 unit numbered 1217, join Da...
DB Schenker opens facility to support Tequila Sauza exports
DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics supplier, opened a 60,000 square-feet logistics facility in Guadalajara, Mexico, to support distribution of Tequila Sauza, a Beam Suntory brand. At this dedicated facility, the producer of distilled beverages will be using DB Schenker’s full scop...
Delta, Aeromexico launch first US-Mexico cargo partnership
Delta Cargo and Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. Cargo are now working together to create a bigger, better cargo operation in the transborder market between the U.S. and Mexico, one of the most important cargo routes in the world. The cargo joint cooperation agreement will allow customers to work w...
DHL to invest an additional US$ 100 million in Mexico
After a double-digit growth courier service DHL Express has decided to invest an additional US $100 million in its Mexico infrastructure. The company previously invested US$ 160 million during the last months. The money will be spent over the remainder of this year and next on new customer ser...
Draft order to withdraw U.S. from NAFTA under review
A draft version of an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from NAFTA is under review and could be unveiled by the end this week or early next week, news outlet Politico revealed today citing two White House officials as its sources. The head of Trump’s National Trade Council, Peter Navarro, draf...
Ensenada grows its infrastructure with investment by Hutchison Ports EIT
Hutchison Ports EIT invested US$ 100 million to increase the infrastructure and equipment for the Port of Ensenada, which would support the entry of large ships with capacity for over 14,000 20 feet containers (TEU), informed Paulina Zermeño, Commercial Manager of the Integral Port Administration (...
EU looking to increase the presence of its companies in Mexico
The European Union is looking to increase the participation of its member companies in Mexican public contests. Cecilia Malmström, European Commerce Commissionaire, indicated that, after the enforcement of the current EU-Mexico agreement, 16 year ago, it is now necessary to adapt it to a new commer...
Expansion of the Acatlan Logistics Center
With a US$ 8.2 million investment and 100 new jobs created,  Arizlu and Xtrapak corporations have expanded their facilities in the Acatlan de Juarez Logistic Center. Both companies are specialized in manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes. These companies were benefited by the BienInvierto progra...
Expansion to Chihuahua's airport has started
Porfirio Gonzalez, General Director of the Center North Airport Group (OMA) Council, announced a US$26.5 million investment, to expand and remodel the terminal building, as well as rebuilding the secondary track of “General Roberto Fierro Villalobos” Airport. The Airport's surface will grow by 6...
FedEx opens 270,000 square feet facility in Mexico
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest transportation company, began operations at a new FedEx Logistics Center located in the State of Mexico. “The new center combines the capabilities of an advanced facility with a talented team of logistics professionals to provid...
FIBRA Prologis acquires two Class-A facilities in Juarez
FIBRA Prologis, an owner and operator of Class-A logistics real estate, announced the acquisition of 250,400 square feet across two fully leased Class-A logistics facilities for a total investment of US$ 16.2 million, including closing costs. The two properties are new developments by sponsor Prolo...
FIBRA Prologis acquires US$ 19.1 million Class-A building in Reynosa
FIBRA Prologis, a leading owner and operator of Class-A logistics real estate in Mexico, today announced the acquisition of a 290,100-square feet fully occupied Class-A building for a total investment of US$ 19.1 million, including closing costs. The property was developed by sponsor Prologis and i...
First phase of the New Port of Veracruz to begin operations in June
A 2.67-mile (4.3 kilometers) breakwater, the longest in Latin America, has been finished in the New Port of Veracruz, hence a new terminal facility is almost ready to begin operations adding capacity to the 116-year old harbor. Such expansion is part of a US$ 3.69 billion (MXN$ 70 billion) project ...
Four new companies arriving in San Luis Potosi
Four companies will join the logistic cluster in the State of San Luis Potosi (SLP) in 2017, closing the year with a total of 20 companies. Alba Montes Solano, Director of the cluster, indicated that this a unique cluster in all of Mexico, which has sparked interest from other states to start develo...

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