NAFTA MODES OF TRANSPORTATION

Go By Truck News+ Updated: March 19, 2018 All five major transportation modes – truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air – carried more U.S. freight with Canada and Mexico by value in 2017 than in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of…

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…

TRUCKS ARE KING WITH NAFTA TRADE

      The Trucker News Services Three of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in August 2013 than in August 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, rose 2.0…

SECURITY MAIN ISSUE IN DELAY OF RAILROAD BRIDGE WITH MEXICO

  BROWNSVILLE — Lauded last year as a model of cooperation and a means to boost Texas’ robust trade relationship with Mexico, a rail project here in the Rio Grande Valley has hit a snag over the relocation of an X-ray machine. And if Cameron…

SEQUESTRATION COULD AFFECT TRADE AND CROSSINGS AT THE LAREDO PORT OF ENTRY

  The below communication comes directly from Victor Gonzalez President of the Laredo Licensed Customs Brokers Association.  Come March 1st we could see long lines at all bridges.  Let’s hope this is cleared up before it starts. By now you have almost certainly heard about…

LAREDO, TEXAS SEE BIG RISE IN TRADE

Timothy Franciscus-Timm City of Laredo Laredo International Airport Marketing Manager Laredo’s trade with the world rose to $198,121,876,927 through the first 11 months of 2011, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 16.82 percent increases the Customs district’s total…

RAILROAD TRAFFIC GOING VIRAL ON US/MEXICO BORDER

Written by ALEX KOWALSKI Bloomberg News     Kansas City Southern railcars are rumbling over the Rio Grande as record trade between Mexico and the U.S. buffers the railroad from a slowing global economy. Escalating shipping and labor costs in world manufacturing centers such as…