Logistic

Logistic solutions supplier Tradelossa opens facility in Nuevo Laredo
Logistic solutions supplier Tradelossa, a company specialized in over dimensional and heavy loads, announced it has opened a 17,000 square-meters facility in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, to support its operations across the Mexico-US border. The facility is located close to the Colombia Bridge, enabli...
Logistics center, a need in Puebla
Due to the increase of 200% in the cost of industrial lands, by reaching US$81 a square meter, the construction of a much needed logistics center has not been consolidated yet, with a vision to attract more companies to Puebla, primarily for the automotive sector. Fernando Martinez Canseco, director...
Logistics supplier Landstar establishes new operation in Mexico City
Landstar Metro, a transportation services company specializing in third-party logistics (3PL), announced it has opened as a full-service transportation logistics provider offering customers access to truckload, less-than-truckload and expedite third-party capacity solutions in Mexico.  The new ope...
Maersk positions Mexico as a strategic connection to expand its U.S. operations
For Maersk, the Danish Corporation of transport and logistics, Mexico is a competitive Country to strengthen the marine commerce, thanks to its strategic location and modern infrastructure, as this Company transported 250,000 containers to and from Mexico in 2015. U.S. is the main commercial partner...
Mexican automotive trade surplus reached US$ 62.9 billion in 2016
In 2016, Mexican automotive trade surplus reached US$ 62.9 billion, a 1.2% decrease compared to 2015 and first fall since 2009, according to a report from El Financiero, citing figures from Banco de Mexico, the country’s central bank. Industry analysts cited a shift in U.S. consumers taste and lo...
Mexican Class 8 truck market to reach double digit growth for third year in a row
For the third year in a row, the Mexican Class 8 truck market will show double digit growth, beating 2015 sales by 20% if it hits the projected 26,000 units, Stefan Kurschner, president and CEO of Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mexico, revealed to Fleetowner.com. Overall Class 4-8 truck sales are expe...
Mexican exports to Canada up 4.3%; trade surplus hikes 13.7%
Mexican exports to Canada grew 7.4% last February compared to the previous month, after going from US$ 1.28 billion in the first month of 2018 to US$ 1.38 billion in February, according to official figures that Statistics of Canada released on Thursday. Last February's figure exceeded in 4.3% that ...
Mexican Farmers See Opportunity to Renegotiate NAFTA after Trump
A group of Mexican farmer leaders and academics believe that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to renegotiate NAFTA, will be a good opportunity to review areas of the treaty that are not favorable to the sector in Mexico. Experts say that after 23 years of its implementation, NAFTA has help...
Mexican port operator builds US$ 51 million terminal for the automotive industry
Port operator SSA Mexico builds a US$ 51 million investment in Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, to install a roll-on, roll-off terminal aimed to increase vehicle handling capacity for the growing automotive industry in the country. The facility, with a capacity to handle 450,000 vehicles a year and avai...
Mexican ports handle more than 6 million containers in a year for the first time
Mexican ports handled more than 6 million twenty-foot containers (TEU) in 2017, it is the first time such milestone is reached in a 12-month period, official figures revealed. According to the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT), a total 6,375,338 TEU moved through Mexico’s ter...
Mexican ports, considered among the Seven Wonders of the Logistics World
The Seven Wonders of the Logistics World will be disclosed this upcoming month of February, with three Mexican ports among the 16 projects presented, which were considered by professionals of the logistics sector, due to their condition as creations or constructions that provide a competitive advant...
Mexican regulators fine shipping companies over auto transport collusion
Mexico's antitrust agency COFECE announced it has sanctioned seven shipping companies operating in Mexico for causing a rise in prices after colluding on routes in the auto transport services market. COFECE said it had levied fines totaling about 582 million pesos (US$ 32 million) covering nine sep...
Mexico displaces Canada as second products supplier to the U.S.
Mexico displaced Canada as second products supplier to the United States, according to figures released by the Commerce Department first spotted by Bloomberg. Exports from Mexico to the United States totaled US$ 245 billion for the first 10 months of 2016, while exports from Canada to the US came i...
Mexico-based Dipensa to build largest shipyard in Latin America
Mexico-based Diques Peninsulares SA de CV (Dipensa) will invest US$ 71 million over the next five years to build the largest shipyard in Latin America, company officials told El Financiero newspaper in an interview.  The facility will be located the port of Progreso, at the peninsular state of ...
Mexico’s first car-specialized port terminal to start operations in coming weeks
A Specialized Car Terminal (TEA) will start operations in the Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, during the first quarter of 2018, under the management of the marine port operator SSA Mexico. Claudia Sanchez, Director of Public and Government Relations of the company, told Notimex in recent days t...
Mexico’s first Specialized Car Terminal formally begins operations
Seaports operator SSA Mexico announced that its new Specialized Car Terminal (TEA), located in the Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, formally initiated operations with the arrival of the first two car carriers, contributing for the first time through this infrastructure to solve the needs of the a...
Mitsubishi Electric plans to triple-fold elevator production in Queretaro by 2025
Mitsubishi Electric de Mexico, a subsidiary of Japanese multisector manufacturer Mitsubishi Group that builds electric and architectural equipment at two plants in Queretaro, aims to increase the yearly production capacity at one of its facilities from current 1,000 elevators to 2,000 in 2020 and, s...
Monterrey-based Softtek chooses Dallas for its US, Canada headquarters
Monterrey-based global IT services provider Softtek announced it is moving the headquarters of its U.S. and Canadian operations to Dallas from Atlanta. “The tech services market is being transformed by new technology and changing business requirements,” said Marcos Jimenez, CEO of Softtek U.S. ...
New logistics park in Sinaloa
The head of SEDECO, Javier Lizarraga, remarked that a phenomenon of dynamism has started in Culiacan, Sinaloa, with the construction of commercial squares, while of logistic centers have been growing exponentially their square meters extension over the last years. The Fundadores project was recently...
New Mexico breaks ground for cargo facility at Columbus port of entry
Columbus, NM.- The Port of Entry (POE) in Columbus, New Mexico has gained significance in agricultural trade In the region, while the number of daily crossing increased substantially, including pedestrian traffic, according to official data. As a result, the Federal Government authorized the replac...

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