JOINT U.S. AND MEXICO CARGO CLEARANCE

Joint Cargo Clearance, the next step in Customs Clearance By Roxana Osuna | 09/18/2016 | 2:26 PM On July 25, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced an innovative concept in which CBP and the Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT), the Mexican tax administration…

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…

TRADE COMMUNITY MEETS IN DC TO TALK TRADE FACILITATION AND INNOVATION

The trade community expressed optimism that business and government leaders will work together to transform trade processes and improve the pace and security of cross-border commerce during the March 6 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in…

C-TPAT CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED BY CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

   2013 C-TPAT Conference U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is proud to announce the 2013 C-TPAT Conference, Unified Global Security: The Challenge Ahead, scheduled for January 8-10, 2013 in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.  C-TPAT will host a three-day seminar that will be divided…

MEXICAN TRUCKS DISPUTE NAFTA AGREEMENT

Members of Canacar — Mexico’s trucking association — who attended Friday’s session complained that Mexican truckers face more stringent requirements than their U.S. counterparts under the current pilot project, the Union-Tribune story said.   By Lyndon Finney The Trucker Staff 2/27/2012 TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico…

WHY C-TPAT MAKES SENSE

February 13, 2012 By Feray Yuksekbas Kavas Leave a Comment If you are a U.S. importer I am sure you have seen or heard about C-TPAT. Following the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) created and launched this program on April 16,…

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…