Logistic

International bridge in Reynosa-Pharr border to double commercial lanes
In order to increase the daily commercial traffic through the international bridge "Nuevo Amanecer," which links Reynosa, Tamaulipas, with Pharr, Texas, it is expected that the current ongoing expansion will be ready by October. According to Marcos Olivares Olvera, delegate of Caminos y Puentes Fed...
Interpuerto Monterrey bets on commercial facilitation
MONTERREY — With the purpose of increasing its attractiveness to attract more international companies, Interpuerto Monterrey has carried out different actions focused on trade facilitation, an element that seeks to stand out among the industrial parks on the north of the country. At the end of la...
Investment in advertising in Mexico, below developed countries
The investment in advertising of Mexican companies continues to be below the levels of other countries, which impacts on economic growth in the country, according to data from Asociación Mexicana de Agencias de Publicidad (AMAP). The growth of advertising investment in Mexican media in recent year...
Jalisco is growing in industrial development
Asociación de Parques Industriales del Estado de Jalisco (APIEJ), signed a collaboration agreement with the Fideicomisos Instituidos en Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA), to support the creation of industrial warehouses and parks within the State of Jalisco. "We seek to generate synergy and expa...
Jalisco will invest US$347 million in road network
JALISCO  — The Government of the State of Jalisco presented the Plan de Infraestructura Carretera 2019-2024,which will intervene 4,420 kilometers of roads with an investment of US $347 million.   "This is one of the strategic programs of the Government of Jalisco, this is one of the largest be...
Japan-based Yusen Logistics opens customs bonded warehouse in Guanajuato
Japan-based Yusen Logistics, a third-party logistics (3PL) provider with global presence, announced it has gained bonded status for its Bajio Logistics Center (BLC) in Mexico, which will enable customers to securely store cargo without immediate payment of duty and taxes. Located near Celaya, Guana...
Japanese firm launches midnight express air cargo services to Mexico
Nippon Express announced it has expanded its "Mexican Eagle Liner" series of consolidated air cargo services from Japan to Mexico with the launch of its "Mexican Eagle Liner Midnight Express," a high-speed service product offering the air cargo transport industry's fastest service to Mexico City/Gua...
Japanese manufacturer NSK opens distribution center in Guanajuato
Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK recently opened a new distribution center in Silao, Guanajuato, in which it will consolidate the logistics operations it had in Mexico City. The property, located in the Guanajuato Puerto Interior (GPI) industrial estate, occupies an area of 4,600 square meters (ar...
Joint venture led by SEACOR to operate rail ferry between Alabama and Veracruz
SEACOR Holdings Inc. and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) announced the formation of a 50/50 joint venture to own and operate CG Railway, LLC (CGR), a subsidiary of SEACOR, that runs a freight railroad providing four-day rail ferry service between the ports of Mobile, Alabama, and Coatzacoalcos,...
Kansas City Southern heads joint venture to relieve Mexican fuel demand
Kansas City Southern (KCS), Watco Companies, LLC (Watco) and WTC Industrial (WTC), announced a joint venture investment aimed to facilitate and expand the exportation of liquid fuels from the United States to Mexico.  The project will include the construction of a unit train liquid fuels terminal ...
Kansas City Southern hits record revenues in first quarter 2017
Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported first quarter 2017 record revenues of US$ 610 million, an increase of 8% over first quarter 2016, and adjusted diluted earnings of US$ 1.17 per share, an increase of 14% over first quarter 2016.  Overall carload volumes were 6% higher compared to fir...
Kansas City Southern orders 50 new locomotives for its Mexico, US subsidiaries
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced that its U.S. and Mexico rail subsidiaries will acquire a combined total of 50 new locomotives from GE Transportation to be delivered during 2019, as well as digital solutions to drive improved operational and fuel efficiency.  With the North American rail mark...
Kansas City Southern posts record revenue on strong demand of oil products into Mexico
Kansas City Southern (KCS) reported record fourth quarter 2018 revenues of US$694 million, an increase of 5% from fourth quarter 2017 led by strength in crude oil and refined products fleet into Mexico, despite carload volumes remained flat compared to prior year. However, net income fell in the fo...
Kansas City Southern’s profits soars 34.8% on increasing trade between US, Mexico
Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) profits increased 34.8% in the third quarter boosted by a strong growth of cross-border traffic between the United States and Mexico, a segment where the company leads among rail freight operators and which represents nearly 30% of its total revenue. The company repor...
KCS hits record revenues driven by Mexico’s auto production, energy reform
Kansas City Southern reported record second quarter 2017 revenues of US$ 656 million, an increase of 15% from second quarter 2016, supported in part by Mexican automotive production and businesses related to Mexico’s Energy Reform, said the company in its quarterly report.  Overall, carload volu...
KCS partners with Mexico, US customs to enhance Laredo's railroad border-crossing
Kansas City Southern and customs agencies from Mexico and the U.S. inaugurated a new, joint Unified Cargo Processing facility at the Laredo, Texas railroad border-crossing.  Located close to the railhead of the Laredo International Rail Bridge, the rail processing building, constructed by KCS, ena...
KCS to build US$ 99-million cargo processing facility on US-Mexico border
Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) plans to develop a US$99-million cargo processing facility on the U.S.-Mexico border this month aimed to improve traffic between southern Texas and the state of Tamaulipas in northern Mexico. The company estimates it can increase traffic from 24 to 32 trains cross...
KCS, Bulkmatic joint venture to build US$ 50 million fuel terminal in Nuevo Leon
Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Bulkmatic Transport Company (Bulkmatic) announced a memorandum of understanding to form a 50/50 joint venture investment which will facilitate and expand the exportation of liquid fuels from the United States to Mexico. The project will include the construction of a un...
KCSM plans US$154 million investment
Kansas City Southern Mexico, has an undertaking to invest US$154 million, to be used for railway infrastructure and modifications to its Sanchez, Nuevo Laredo Backyard, in Tamaulipas; as well as expansions to its Interpuerto facilities and maintenance of tracks and new equipment and systems, affirme...
Kia Motors to transport production via railroads
Ernesto Lozano Martinez, Sub Secretary of Regional Development of the Ministry of Economy and Work in Nuevo Leon, commented that 12 kilometers of railroad infrastructure were built during the first stage of the project, so that Kia may transport its production by train. Mr. Lozano Martinez indicated...

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