Logistics

Pharr bridge makes a US$30 million investment
TAMAULIPAS – Through donations from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acceptance Donation Program, the city of Pharr, Texas, invested US$ 30 million in the expansion of border crossings to expedite the transportation of oil and natural gas, said Luis Bazán, general director of the Pharr Inte...
$US9 million investment arrives in Baja California
TIJUANA – With a strategic location, the Vesta Park Alamar project was launched occupying an industrial building of more than 200,000 square feet, whose investment amounts to almost US$9 million. Located at the junction of Terán Terán Boulevard with Alamar, this park has an expansion possibilit...
2 South Korean companies to invest US$20 million in Nuevo Leon
PESQUERIA – Ciesa Asia Pacific Park, located in the municipality of Pesquería, announced the arrival of two new South Korean corporations: LogisAll and Shinhan. The plans of these companies are to start operations in the first quarter of 2020 and both of them forecast an investment worth US$20 m...
25 pipes are ready to transport fuel: Scania
The Scania company counts already with 25 tank trucks with a capacity of 60,000 liters ready to transport fuels. Enrique Enrich, CEO of the Swedish company, said that they are waiting for the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to confirm the order and eventually sign the contract,...
A new commercial bridge to be opened between Mexico and Central America
In their search to diversify export destinations, businessmen from the western part of the nation are working on a project to open a commercial and logistic bridge between Mexico and Central America. The objective will focus on replacing between 15 and 20% of the imports that the Central American c...
Advertising investment in Mexico will grow to 5% in 2019
Advertising industry had a growth in investments of 5.9% in Mexico. However, experts estimate a smaller increase between 3% and 5%. From Havas Group, Laura Bonilla, director of media and negotiations of the communications agency in Mexico, explains that there is no metric defined and it is too earl...
Alsea will bring to Mexico the fast food format of Vips España
Restaurant and cafeteria operator Alsea will launch a new format for its Vips brand, which will consist of smaller and convenient units similar to those operated by the Vips chain in Spain, which was recently acquired. According to the company's general manager, Renzo Casillo, Spain is a family res...
Atlas Renewable Energy lands US$105-million financing to build solar plant in Hidalgo
Atlas Renewable Energy, a developer formed by UK-based private investment firm Actis, along with Mexico’s National Bank of Foreign Trade (Bancomext) recently announced the closure of a long-term financing agreement for the construction for the Guajiro Solar Project that will be located in the sta...
Baja Ferries is investing US$360 million from 2018 through to 2023
MEXICO — The logistic-shipping group Baja Ferries has investments for US $ 360 million that are being executed in the 2018-2023 period, which includes fleet renewal, port conditioning and ground equipment, said Ariel Pozo, general director of the company. Thus, he added that Baja Ferries has the...
BlueBay Hotels will invest US$67.7 million in Spain and Mexico until 2020
The general director of BlueBay Hotels, Ramón Hernández, has presented the chain's growth plan until 2020, which includes among its strategic lines an investment of US$67.7 million in Spain and Mexico for improvements in its facilities. It will also invest in growing new markets, the opening of n...
By 2020 the fitness industry will grow 300%.
By 2020, the fitness industry estimates a growth of 300%, a business that has become attractive for entrepreneurs and investors, due to the sustained increase in the sector in recent years, profitability and a safe return of investment. According to Anytime Fitness, a fitness service company, the i...
Carbures wins millionaire contract in Mexico
Carbures has signed an engineering contract with the Servicios Múltiples de Burgos consortium for the modernization and improvement of the Mission field facilities and for the optimization of the oil and gas extraction and transportation processes for an amount of US$1.2 million. According to La s...
Colombia Bridge in Nuevo Leon increases the crossing demand
In the face of the damage suffered by the International Bridge III in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, last May, Colombia Bridge showcased its capacity to serve 70% more importation and exportation customs operations, thus generating greater crossing demand, affirmed Hugo Gonzalez, director of the Corporat...
DHL has invest more in Mexico during 2018
The Company DHL has invest US$85 million during 2018, 70% more than the last year´s figure. This amount is in addition to the US$260 million it has disbursed over the past 5 years, with an average annual rate of US$50 million since 2012. "We are the 9th largest sales subsidiary in the world," sai...
DHL opening distribution centers in Jalisco and Nuevo Leon
With a US$21.3 million investment, the largest logistics firm in the world, DHL, opened its distribution center in El Salto, Jalisco, and this week is going to open another one in Nuevo Leon. The new establishments will ensure continuity in corporate operations, and that in Mexico, DHL Express, make...
Fibra Prologis invests US$5 million in Mexico City
MEXICO CITY — Fibra Prologis, a real estate investment trust, announced the acquisition of a building for strategic logistic use and the distribution, of 41,779 square feet in Mexico City for US$5 million. The amount of the acquisition includes all closing costs, capital improvements and the cost...
First export shipment of Q5 by Audi Mexico
The first shipment of Audi Q5, made in San Jose Chiapa, Puebla, is ready to leave the sea port of Lazaro Cardenas, in Michoacan. The plan of Audi Mexico is to export from this port to the markets in South America and Oceania. This undertaking makes the Mexican branch of this German automotive firm, ...
Grupo Traxion acquires parcel firm
Grupo Traxion, which had five companies from the cargo segment already, as well as one company dedicated to move passengers and staff, announced the acquisition of a new company. Traxion reported the acquisition of Redpack, a firm focused on the parcel and courier segment. Redpack partners will inve...
Holcim plans to expand its distribution network with a US$50 million investment
Holcim will invest between 30 and US$50 million this year, which will be used to expand the company's distribution network, as well as its cement and ready-mix plants, in order to make progress in reducing emissions and improving efficiency. "The plans are to continue developing the distribution ne...
IKEA to build its first distribution center in Mexico
STATE OF MEXICO — IKEA Mexico announced the construction of its first distribution center in the country, which will focus on the electronics trade and will begin operations the next year. The new distribution center, of more than 15,000 square meters, will be located in the north of the State o...

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