U.S. INLAND PORT LACKING INSPECTORS AT BORDER CROSSINGS COSTING MILLIONS

  By Michel Marizco SAN LUIS, ARIZONA – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has beefed up the number of border agents in the last 10 years, but not its customs inspectors – those officers in blue who check the legitimate traffic coming through the…

DOT READY TO LAUNCH MEXICAN TRUCK PILOT PROGRAM

READY TO START MEXICAN TRUCK CROSS BORDER PILOT PROGRAM Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood sent to House and Senate leaders last week a letter asserting that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has fulfilled all the requirements necessary to launch a pilot program allowing long-haul Mexican…

Moving Mexican produce is a booming Valley business, no matter how you slice it

  By WILLIAM PACK STAFF WRITER Aug. 13, 2011, 12:52AM Close [X] SAN ANTONIO — Business is booming in the Rio Grande Valley as a result of soaring traffic in fruits and vegetables from Mexico, an increasingly sophisticated produce powerhouse that exports more fruits and…

Demystifying U.S. Export Controls in the World of Textile, Apparel and Footwear

By Melissa Miller Proctor See Ms. Miller’s contact information below for any follow up questions or further advise. There is a very common misconception held by many U.S. textile/apparel and footwear companies that the mysterious world of export controls is the exclusive domain of high technology…

Mexican truckers seen ready to roll on U.S. roadways

  A Mexican transportation attorney said that a recent accord to throw open the U.S. cross-border market to Mexican truckers will result in a significant number of his country’s motor carriers entering U.S. commerce. By Mark B. Solomon A Mexican transportation attorney said that a…