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...
Movement of energy grows 156% for KCS in Mexico
MEXICO — The movement of energy in Mexico by Kansas City Southern (KCS) closed upwards in 2018, after it accumulated a movement of 45,632 tank cars, a growth of 156% in proportion to the 17,800 accumulated in 2017. This generated that this segment contributed US$99 million of income for the railwa...
Prologis will develop distribution center for Whirlpool
APODACA - Logistics real estate developer Prologis announced that it will carry out the construction of custom-built class A facilities for Whirlpool Corporation in Prologis Park Apodaca, facilities that will become Whirlpool's national distribution center for the LAR NORTH region. The 587, 563-sq...
“Shipper of choice” creator of crossborder
MEXICO — The trade between Mexico and the United States causes both of them to exchange goods each hour with a value of US $ 60 million, this leads to over US $ 500 billion in export and import operations during the year. The size of the trade requires a strengthened supply chain to meet the req...
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 and ProMéxico sign agreement to boost Mexican SMEs
The Mexican digital economy is gaining more and more strength. In this sense, in the framework of the eCommerce Summit & Expo (ECSE) 2018, the US giant Amazon and ProMéxico signed an agreement with the objective of supporting the development of e-commerce for Mexican small and medium-sized ente...
Amazon is looking for land in Queretaro to build its fourth distribution center
Online retail giant Amazon is currently looking for land in Queretaro to open its fourth distribution center in the country, according to a report by Reuters citing as source industrial real estate professionals familiar with the matter. More than expanding its presence in the Mexican market, Amazo...
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...
Andeavor reaches agreement with Pemex on storage matters
Andeavor reached an agreement with Pemex Logistica for the use of services and facilities that include four storage terminals, three of which have maritime access in Baja California Sur and Sinaloa. The agreement will also allow Andeavor to continue its strategic expansion within Mexico, integratin...
API Coatzacoalcos will invest US$23 million this year
COATZACOALCOS — The general director of Administracion Portuaria Integral  (API) Coatzacoalcos, Luis Antonio Luna Rosales, recently presented the guidelines and new projects that the Federal Government has for the port of Veracruz, API reported. As part of the federal strategy for the transfor...
APL Logistics reports strong results boosted by auto parts trade between Mexico, US
Singapore-based APL Logistics reported an operating profit of US$ 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...

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