Logistic

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...
Asian investments keep coming to Mexico
MONTERREY — Asian companies are showing interest in investing in Nuevo León since they need to produce inputs in Mexico to comply with the percentage of regional content indicated by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), said Roberto Russildi Montellano, minister of Economy and State...
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...
Baja Ferries and Ferromex announce joint service
The companies, Baja Ferries and Ferromex, announced a joint service within the framework of the Congreso Intermodal 2018, organized by Asociacion Mexicana del Transporte Intermodal (AMTI). Said service connects Mexico City with the Baja California Peninsula. "The project began five years ago and th...
Baja Ferries consolidates as multimodal logistics option
LA PAZ — During 2018, the Baja Ferries company consolidated itself as the leading logistics-shipping group in the cargo and passenger ferry service in Mexico, as well as a key link in the logistics chain and the most important tourist flow in the Cortez Sea.   According to information from the ...
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...
Barceló Group will invest over US$250 million in the Riviera Maya
QUINTANTA ROO – The Spanish hotelier Barceló Group will invest over US$250 million in a new resort and convention center in the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo. This new hotel will be called Barceló Maya Riviera, the new all-inclusive and adults-only resort will have 850 rooms, all of which will h...
Bimbo could grow its fleet of electric delivery trucks to 500
The globally recognized industrial bakery, Bimbo, could add 80 more units to its fleet of delivery trucks. Currently, the Mexican company owns 420 electric vehicles through its subsidiary Moldex in Mexico. Some of Moldex’s clients are Coca-Cola Femsa, Nestlé, Unilever, Bachoco, Big Cola and Nissa...
BlackRock prepares investments in Mexico
BlackRock Mexico Infrastructure, a subsidiary of BlackRock, plans to raise another US$100 million at the end of this year in addition to the US$300 million it already has, as a result of a Certificate of Investment Projects (Cerpi), said Juan Alberto Leautaud Sunderland, president of BlackRock Mexic...
BNSF Railway opens logistics facility in Queretaro
BNSF Logistics LLC is expanding its presence in Mexico by opening a facility in Queretaro to handle over-the-road truckload, temp-control, flatbed, less-than-truckload and intermodal shipping. The facility is a key component in BNSF Logistics' efforts to better serve existing and future customers i...
Bombardier delivers first out of 12 light rail vehicles to Guadalajara city
Bombardier Transportation delivered the first TEG-15 model light rail vehicle (LRV) in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. The vehicle is from an order placed on December 29, 2015 by the Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano (SITEUR) for Bombardier to supply 12, two-car LRVs.  The train will run on SITEU...
Brazil and Mexico have signed a customs agreement
The Latin American nations, Mexico and Brazil, signed the "Agreement on cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in customs matters", during the XIII Pacific Alliance Summit, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. The document was signed by the General Administrator of Customs, Francisco Gil Leyva, a...
Brazilian real estate market analysis firm arrives to Mexico
SiiLA, an information, analysis and intelligence platform for the commercial real estate market in Latin America, based in Brazil, will formally arrive to Mexico by the end of this month through Siila Mexico, in a strategic alliance with the Monterrey-based Orange Investments. The platform provides...
BTSD starts new challenge at Bajío
BTSD satisfactorily completed the acquisition of a 5-hectare plot of land in Amexhe Industrial Park. The property is conveniently located in the municipality of Apaseo el Grande, at a short distance from the crossroads of the Palmillas - Apaseo el Grande Highway and the Querétaro - Celaya Highway, ...
Bulkmatic invests US$ 100 million to build fuel storage facilities in Hidalgo and Sonora
Bulkmatic Transport Co., a dry bulk carrier based in Indiana which currently builds a fuel storage terminal in Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, recently announced a US$ 100 million investment to build two additional facilities in the municipalities of Hermosillo, Sonora and Tula, Hidalgo, in Northern a...

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