Logistic

Landstar System moves operations to expanded logistics center in Laredo
Landstar System, a worldwide provider of integrated transportation management solutions announced the opening of its new U.S./Mexico Logistics Service Center in Laredo, Texas. The company has provided Mexico cross-border services out of Laredo since 1999, and has moved its operations to this expande...
Libramiento Silao is officially under construction
The construction of Libramiento Silao officially began on Tuesday. The project, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Axis and the Los Pueblos del Rincon Axis, will link the municipalities of Guanajuato, Silao, Leon, San Francisco del Rincon, and Purisima del Rincon. The project will be built by Gru...
Liquid fuel terminal in San Luis Potosi to supply the Bajío region starting mid-2018
By mid-2018, a liquid fuels terminal developed by Kansas City Southern de Mexico, Watco and WTC Industrial, a Mexican consortium based in San Luis Potosi, will start supplying gasoline to the El Bajio region. The companies have so far invested US$ 40 million in the necessary preparations and infras...
Loccitec at the forefront
MEXICO — By the end of 2018, Mexico had registered exports of 123,832 heavy vehicles and trucks. Although just over 90% of these units were destined for North America, the second most important destination was Central and South America. Countries such as Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, the Domin...
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$81 a square meter, the construction of a much needed logistics center has not been consolidated yet, with a vision to attract more companies to Puebla, primarily for the automotive sector. Fernando Martinez Canseco, director...
Logistics supplier Dachser launches weekly maritime connection Veracruz - Germany
Germany-based logistics company Dachser Group announced the launch of a consolidated weekly maritime service that will connect Mexico with Germany and the rest of Europe, with the aim of strengthening the commercial relationship between these countries. "The new consolidated services from Mexico to...
Logistics supplier Landstar establishes new operation in Mexico City
Landstar Metro, a transportation services company specializing in third-party logistics (3PL), announced it has opened as a full-service transportation logistics provider offering customers access to truckload, less-than-truckload and expedite third-party capacity solutions in Mexico.  The new ope...
Maersk positions Mexico as a strategic connection to expand its U.S. operations
For Maersk, the Danish Corporation of transport and logistics, Mexico is a competitive Country to strengthen the marine commerce, thanks to its strategic location and modern infrastructure, as this Company transported 250,000 containers to and from Mexico in 2015. U.S. is the main commercial partner...
Marathon Petroleum contracts 50% storage capacity of IEnova’s fuel terminal in Sinaloa
IEnova announced the execution of a long-term Terminal Services Agreement with a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) for approximately 50% of the initial capacity (1 million barrels) of IEnova’s marine terminal for the receipt, storage, and delivery of refined products in Topolobamp...
Mexican automotive trade surplus reached US$ 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 beer continues to show impressive growth in the U.S.
U.S. – Though Cinco de Mayo is not generally recognized in Mexico as a major holiday, it’s become quite a popular occasion in the United States, helping drive the growth of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer. According to research from IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, consumption of agave-based spiri...
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 displaced 16.3% more vehicles in January
MEXICO  —  Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes  (SCT) reported that last January Mexican ports displaced 16.3% more automotive vehicles totaling 143,979 units, based on 123,826 of the same month of 2018. Statistics of Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante  of the SCT de...
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 regulator grants permit for US$70 million fuel storage terminal in Altamira port
The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) announced it has granted the first fuel storage permit in the Integral Port Administration (API) of Altamira, Tamaulipas, which will be developed and operated by Cooper / T. Smith of Mexico. The terminal will have an operating capacity of 480,824 barrels and r...

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