Logistic

DB Schenker bolsters cross-border service with new facility in Laredo
DB Schenker announced ina press release that it has opened a new facility in Laredo, Texas, with 30,960 square feet of logistics management space, including 1,874 sq. ft. of office space. The new warehouse, which is located in the Killiam Industrial Park near the World Trade Bridge, supports anothe...
A21, Famex 2017's official media
A21, the site specialized in the aerospace industry and transport, has been named the official media to accompany the Organizing Committee during the broadcasting and promotion tasks  prior, during and after the 2017 edition of Famex. The second edition of the Mexican Aerospace Show (Famex 2017) wi...
Advances on the construction of the New Port of Veracruz
The Integral Port Administration of Veracruz (Apiver) announced that it might be receiving federal resources valued at roughly US$47.6 million during 2017, to go towards port expansions, in addition to US$14.2 million of its own resources, to warrant the continuation of the works as it is outlined. ...
After merger, Knight-Swift becomes largest provider of truckload services in North America
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. announced the completion of the merger of Knight Transportation, Inc. and Swift Transportation Company. The new company will maintain the distinct Knight and Swift brands and operations while implementing best practices across the enterprise. Executive Chai...
Air cargo on the rise in Guadalajara, AIQ and Tijuana
Airports in Guadalajara, Queretaro, Tijuana and Hermosillo closed the January-November 2016 period with increased traffic records, said the General Direction of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC).  The Guadalajara airport had cargo traffic peak at 137,475 tons, that is 11.17% more than the 123,659 tons it ha...
Air chartering specialist The Charter Store starts operations in Guadalajara
Air chartering specialist The Charter Store (TCS) has expanded its footprint in the Americas and opened a new office in Guadalajara, Jalisco, a city located in a region often termed as the ‘Silicone Valley’ of Mexico, which encompasses the country’s third largest economy and its 4.9 million in...
Air freight supplier Senator International opens Queretaro-Frankfurt route
Senator International Freight Forwarding LLC, a supplier of air and maritime freight, warehousing and other logistic services based in Miami, Florida, announced it has put into operation a weekly aerial connection between Frankfurt-Hahn, Germany and Queretaro, Mexico.   “The Own Controlled Flig...
Alliance Air Products expands operations in Tijuana
Alliance Air Products LLC, a privately-owned manufacturer of custom commercial air handling units, packaged HVAC equipment and related products, has expanded its presence in Tijuana by occupying a new, built-to-suit 200,000 square foot facility in El Florido. The building was completed on December ...
Amazon plans new 1 million square feet warehouse in Mexico
Amazon plans to open a 1 million square-feet warehouse near Mexico City as part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico's nascent e-commerce industry, Canadian news outlet Reuters reported in recent days citing as sources people “familiar with the project”. “The new warehouse is slated t...
American Airlines Cargo expands presence to five new Mexican locations
American Airlines Cargo announced that it has selected G Force GSA Mexico as its new General Sales Agent (GSA) in Mexico. The partnership will also provide local sales expansion into five new locations to provide even greater service throughout the country, leveraging a robust team with extensive ex...
APL Logistics reports strong results boosted by auto parts trade between Mexico, US
Singapore-based APL Logistics reported an operating profit of US$ 23.7 million in fiscal year 2016, ending March 31, boosted by its US-Mexico cross-border business serving the auto parts industry, according to the annual report (PDF) by its parent company, Japan-based Kintetsu World Express (KWE). ...
APM Terminals opens first phase of US$ 900 million facility in Michoacan
A new docking facility operated by APM Terminals has officially opened at Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, on Mexico's Pacific Coast. The first phase of the US$ 900 million investment covers 120 acres and includes a quay of 750 meters connected to five rail tracks. On completion between 2027 and 2030, ...
Arizona rises weight limits for trucks coming from Mexico
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has begun a year-long pilot program allowing slightly heavier trucks in one of the state’s key transportation corridors, authorities revealed in a press release. Starting September 1, trucks on interstate highways in the Tucson area and between T...
Arizona’s cross-border program saves Mexican truck drivers time, money
Drivers in Mexico who have completed innovative safety instruction offered by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) are proving far less likely to be flagged for safety violations when their vehicles arrive at international ports of entry, official figures show. “It’s a dramatic impro...
Auto freights in Mexican maritime ports increase 42%
Transit of finished vehicles in Mexican maritime ports increased 42% during the first five months of 2017, according to the latest figures made available by the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT), the agency in control of trade infrastructure. A total 667,881 vehicles passed throug...
Automotive transit at Lazaro Cardenas port up 45% from January through September
Automotive trade through the port of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, in the Pacific Coast, increased 45% to 296,739 vehicles in the first nine months of 2017, local authorities revealed.  From January through September the facility managed 182,216 imported vehicles, meaning a 61% increase compared to ...
Automotive transit through Lazaro Cardenas port grows 24% during January
Last January, the Lazaro Cardenas port managed 33,976 vehicles through its premises, which represented an increase of 24% compared to the same month of 2017, when 27,315 units were imported or exported through said maritime terminal. According to a report from the Integral Port Authority (API), a t...
Automotive transit through maritime ports jumps 40% in 2017
Although the maritime transport of cars recorded a historic advance in 2017, the deficient capacity in some ports, including Veracruz, creates a bottleneck for the automotive industry, said automakers’ logistics managers interviewed by Milenio. Last year, a total 1,832,042 vehicles passed through...
Bancomext and Camara de Cerveceros de Mexico come together
Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior S.N.C. (Bancomext) and Camara de Cerveceros de Mexico have signed a collaboration agreement that seeks to strengthen the relationship between the financial entity and the Mexican beer industry. The objective of this agreement is to carry out actions to strengthen...
BNSF Railway opens logistics facility in Queretaro
BNSF Logistics LLC is expanding its presence in Mexico by opening a facility in Queretaro to handle over-the-road truckload, temp-control, flatbed, less-than-truckload and intermodal shipping. The facility is a key component in BNSF Logistics' efforts to better serve existing and future customers i...

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