TRUCK CAPACITY SHORT IN MEXICO

From The Journal of Commerce By:  Troy Ryler, managing director of Mexico for Transplace, can be contacted at troy.ryley@transplace.com. Last year’s peak season in Mexico brought about the worst capacity shortage we’ve experienced in a decade. The imbalance in trade between the U.S. and Mexico left…

SECURING OUR BORDER WITH HIGH TECH

  I ran into this very interesting article regarding border security and the measures that are being taken to further secure our borders and facilitate trade.  This article is from GLOBAL RESEARCH, CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON GLOBALIZATION.  www.globalresearch.ca , www.globalresearch.org   By Todd Miller and…

MEXICO DRIVES TO BECOME TOP GERMAN LUXURY AUTOMAKER

  Mexico’s German auto history began with small, cheap cars. Now it’s becoming a place where top-of-the-line German brands roll out of billion-dollar factories. By decade’s end, Mexico will claim fourth place worldwide for German luxury output after the carmakers’ home country, China and the U.S., according…

C-TPAT AND NEEC PROGRAMS TO EXPEDITE CROSS BORDER TRADE

  A U.S.-Mexico agreement to work more closely on cross-border customs security may mark a milestone toward establishing an integrated North American customs-enforcement program– which could greatly expedite freight movements over the U.S-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency andMexico’s Tax Administration…

FMCSA ENDS CROSS-BORDER PILOT PROGRAM FOR MEXICAN TRUCKS

The Mexican truck lines that have been providing long-distance, cross-border service under a federal pilot program will move to normal operating status.   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is ending the 3-year pilot program and granting authority to the carriers, pending…

FDA TO TEAM UP WITH MEXICAN GOVERNMENT FOR SAFER IMPORTS

U.S., Mexico Intend to Form Partnership to Strengthen Produce Safety Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Mexico’s National Service for Agro-Alimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection from…

NAPOLITANO; FOCUS ON BORDER BACKUPS. NOT WALLS

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — Political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border are a “straw man” designed to defeat immigration reform, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Wednesday. Napolitano said in an interview with The Associated Press that…

USDA LOOKING FOR A BIG INCREASE IN INSPECTION FEES

  The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is proposing to significantly increase many of the fees it charges, and to add two new fees, for conducting agricultural quarantine inspections at U.S. ports of entry. APHIS is also proposing to adjust the…

STEEL REBAR FROM MEXICO TO PAY DUMPING DUTIES

President Barack Obama’s administration on Monday sided with American steel producers in a politically charged international trade dispute, ruling that imported steel reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey unfairly undercuts U.S. prices. The preliminary decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce means companies in Mexico…

CBP TO EXPAND AND ADD 2000 JOB TO EXPEDITE TRAFFIC FLOW

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced March 31 two steps aimed at further improving security and service levels at U.S. ports of entry. First, CBP is accepting through April 30 applications for new public-private partnership…