Mexico

Lázaro Cárdenas Container Terminal: The New Mexican Logistics Hub

Mexico continues its rise as an important global logistics hub with the opening of a new container terminal at the Lázaro Cárdenas port, earlier this month. There are ten reasons why this is important to companies with supply chains in South America. Lázaro Cárdenas is Mexico’s busiest port and considered one of Latin America’s most …

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Trump Pulls Out of TPP – Is NAFTA Next?

Earlier this week, newly inaugurated president Donald J. Trump withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Hence, the U.S withdrawal from the 12-country agreement effectively rendered seven years of negotiations a waste. Pulling the U.S out of TPP was one of Trump’s campaign promises. Though, aside from the possible global-political ramifications of the action, what many …

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Kelli Saunders of Morai Logistics Wins OWIT’s Woman Exporter of the Year Award

Nominated during OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) Toronto’s Annual Awards Ceremony, where Kelli Saunders of Morai Logistics Inc. wins Woman Exporter of the Year. Toronto, ON (June 16,2016) On Thursday, June 9th 2016, Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc., an Authorized Agent of Mode Transportation, was the recipient of The Woman Exporter …

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Mexico’s Railroad Ride to Logistics Success

Last Friday, a new international rail bridge between the United States and Mexico was finally operational. The project took 15 years to complete, and had a price tag that ran over $120 million according to an article in the San Antonio Express news. This new international bridge, of a sort not built in over one …

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INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Reasons to Invest in Mexican Nearshoring

In recent years, the growing trend with many U.S. companies has been to relocate some or even all of their off-shore production back to North America. China no longer holds the sway that it used to, but countries such as Mexico are quickly becoming the much more attractive option. Here are 12 reasons why you …

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Where will you manufacture?: Near-shoring vs. Re-shoring

In the past, we’ve written about the benefits of near-shoring over off-shoring. However, something we haven’t discussed in much detail is re-shoring. A recent article on EBN discussed the findings of Cushman & Wakefield’s 2015-2017 North American Industrial Forecast. In the article, writer Jennifer Baljko highlights the differences between the praise reshoring has gotten in …

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Infographic: Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

We hope everyone has had a great holiday and we would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! To kick off the year, we have finished compiling our infographic on the top logistics and supply chain facts from the news that we’ve collected throughout last year. As there is a large …

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3 Reasons to be Excited for 2015

If you were reading Forbes’ website last week, then you would’ve come across an interesting article concerning predicted trends for the logistics industry in 2015. Sarwant Singh, a Senior Partner in Frost & Sullivan lists a total of 15 likely trends to occur in 2015 with common threads between all of them being Information & …

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A Glance at Mexico and its Growing Intermodal Demand

Last week, the Association of American Railroads reported that Mexican intermodal volume reached a high that has not been seen in the last two years. More and more, Mexican shippers have been turning to rail in order to move their goods. In fact, Journal of Commerce claims that Mexico’s intermodal industry is seen as the …

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Infographic: The Benefits of Nearshoring – Part 2

This week we’re continuing our infographic series on The Benefits of Nearshoring. We’re focusing more on Mexico and how efforts in both infrastructure have affected how it has developed in recent times. We’ve also taken a look at how the auto industry is ripe for a nearshoring move for American companies. Mexico and Nearshoring Mexico …

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