Logistic

Redwood Logistics opens regional office in Tamaulipas to supply cross-border solutions
Chicago-based Redwood Logistics recently announced the launch of Redwood Mexico, a venture that promises to simplify the process of shipping to and from Mexico. The third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializes in providing customers with brokerage solutions, asset solutions in certain markets,...
Regal Beloit opens distribution center in McAllen, Texas
Wisconsin-based electric motor manufacturer Regal Beloit opened a new distribution center in McAllen, Texas, aimed for the western United States, the company’s third facility in the McAllen-Reynosa area.  This 160,000-square-foot building, inside the Sharyland Business Park, will initially bring...
Rever becomes the first Mexican startup to obtain investment from capital fund Sequoia Capital
Rever, the online platform that allows manufacturing companies to involve employees in executing processes of continuous improvement and culture of the company, received US$2.5 million of investment from the venture capital fund Sequoia Capital and Zetta Venture Partners. This is the first time tha...
Ryder System opens new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas
Ryder System, Inc., a commercial fleet services provider, announced the opening of its brand-new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas, which will primarily support cross-border shipments between the U.S. and Mexico. The new facility adds to Ryder’s growing network of cross-border operations. Strat...
Ryder will have a new warehouse in the Mexican Bajio
U.S.-based Company, Ryder, which provides supply chain solutions, especially for the automotive industry, will continue investing in Mexico. This firm will focus on the development of new facilities located in the Bajio (center) region, over the next 18 months. This new infrastructure will have a wa...
SBLogistics will also operate in coldchain
With almost a decade of experience in the transport and logistics sector, SBLogistics will now be operating in coldchain as part of its services. This year began to operate its distribution center (cedis) with 3,000 m2 and six refrigeration chambers. This infrastructure is located near the airport ...
SCT announces light train for Nuevo León
MONTERREY – Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transporte (SCT) and the government of Nuevo Leon, signed an urban mobility agreement, in order to build the railway corridor Garcia-Monterrey Airport for passengers, with an investment of US$682 million. Javier Jiménez Espriú, head of SCT, along with...
SCT to invest in various projects
The Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) expects to reach the goal of doubling the cargo capacity of Mexican ports by the end of this presidential term, with the operation of 520 million tons, as well as the advance in the construction of the ports at Veracruz and Tuxpan. The SCT will comp...
Setramex consolidates and guarantees efficiency to its clients
MEXICO — During 2018, the shipping company Setramex achieved consolidation in its various business units, obtaining organic growth that allowed the company's growth and contributed to the results of its customers. In the last edition of the Transportation Awards, organized by Grupo T21, Setramex...
Shipper of choice: driver of commercial exchange between Mexico and the U.S.
MEXICO — The implementation of the Shipper of Choice model is a concept that in the United States has begun to spread in the auto transport industry. However, in Mexico there is an area of opportunity for its implementation. Data of Buró de Estadísticas del Transporte (BTS) of the Department o...
Shipping company Hapag-Lloyd adds connection between Tuxpan port, Northern Europe
SSA Mexico, a subsidiary of US-based ports operator SSA Marine Inc., announced the beginning of operations of the global shipping company Hapag-Lloyd, which will start a new container cargo line service to the port of the Tuxpan Port Terminal (TPT). The M/V GENOA V-004E will be the first vessel of ...
Smurfit Kappa expands in Mexico after record breaking year
Package solutions supplier Smurfit Kappa reported a record year in 2016 for its Mexican operations, which saw a 6% increase in its corrugated volumes. The company is currently completing an investment in a plant in Mexico City to support domestic demand. "We've a large Mexican domestic business whi...
Sodimac opens its first store in Mexico
Sodimac opened its first store in Mexico located in the municipality of Cuautitlán Izcalli, in the Metropolitan Zone of Mexico City addressing an important residential and industrial pole of the northern area of the capital. This opening is part of an agreement signed between Empresas Falabella an...
Software Lab was inaugurated in Queretaro
QUERETARO – With an investment of more than US$260,535, an Embedded Software Laboratory was put into operation at the Technological University of Querétaro (Uteq). It is a clear example of the correct application of the triple helix model, since in order to consolidate said project, the collabor...
Sonora will contribute US$400 million to the export maquila industry
The companies affiliated to the export maquiladora industry will make investments in Mexico, especially in the northwest side of the country for US$2,600 million, in the remainder of the year 2018, of which, US$400 million will come from Sonora, said the representative of Index in Sonora, Gerardo V...
South Shore Furniture to build US$ 8 million distribution center in El Paso
Nancy Gonzalez / MexicoNow E-commerce specialist South Shore Furniture is expanding its footprint in El Paso and will build a 132,000 sq.ft facility. The company will invest US$ 8 million on this project. "El Paso's strategic location along the U.S.-Mexico border and its connectivity throughout No...
Spain-based Bergé to handle logistics for Audi at Puebla plant
Madrid-based company Bergé Infraestructuras y Servicios Logisticos (BISL) announced it was awarded a contract for logistics activities at the Audi plant in the municipality of San Jose Chiapa, Puebla, in Central Mexico. This new award involves the management of all inbound processes of said facili...
SSI Schaefer starts packaging production in San Luis Potosi plant
The Packaging Systems Division of SSI Schaefer Systems International, a supplier of reusable packaging solutions, expanded production capabilities with a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi.  SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV, is strategically located in central Mexico, and is the newest ...
Strategic port alliance consolidates in Mexico
MEXICO  — With a presence in more than 25 customs offices in the country, the company Grupo Alianza Estratégica Portuaria (GAEP) based in Manzanillo has managed to position itself as one of the most important integral logistics operators in the country, not only in its headquarters port, where i...
Swift Transportation to celebrate its 50th anniversary
Swift Transportation Company, a leader in transportation solutions and the nation's largest truckload provider, will celebrate its hard-working Swift team members during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. "Held in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary celebration, Swift aims to h...

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