Cross Border

Are hold-ups at the Mexico border holding up your order?

Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Cross Border
October 24, 2014

How to minimize wait times and move goods across the border. Cross-border land traffic between the U.S. and Mexico is at an all-time high. Given the boom in automotive manufacturing in Mexico, recent fiscal and energy reforms and extensions for the ...

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Five Tips to Streamline Mexican Import-Export Logistics

Aerospace, Automotive, Cross Border, Retail, Supply Chain
August 14, 2014

January 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of a key political achievement – the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Today, two decades after the trade pact was signed into law, some of the promised benefits materialized, while others are sti...

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What food and beverage retailers should know about delivering to 3 channels in Mexico

Cross Border, Food & Beverage, Network Design, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
July 8, 2014

Mexico’s economic star is rising. In fact, the country is being linked with three other emerging nation powerhouses (Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) in a new acronym: MINT. A mix of young populations, strategic geographic locations and commodity pro...

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Want to do business in Mexico? Know the 10 types of trends reshaping the country’s transportation infrastructure

Cross Border, Network Design, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
May 30, 2014

How two decades of change are reshaping Mexico’s transportation network and future Destination: International trade and logistics hub Some 400 years ago, Mexico was the crossroads of the world. Galleons laden with porcelain, silk, ivory and spi...

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Sourcing Successfully in Mexico Means Knowing the Challenges and Benefits

Aerospace, Automotive, Cross Border, Industrial Manufacturing, Industries, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
May 22, 2014

NAFTA at 20: how to make the most of it two decades later The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) celebrated its 20th anniversary in January of this year. Now, two decades into the agreement, the overall impacts appear to be positive. Whethe...

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Mexico: An Emerging Market Takes Supply Chains by Storm – Part 2

Cross Border, Industries, Supply Chain
May 9, 2014

What You Need to Know About Sourcing South of the Border. This is the second of two posts providing a 360-degree view of the market conditions, economic trends and opportunities making Mexico a strategic link in North American supply chains. In this...

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Mexico Part 1: An Emerging Market takes Supply Chains by Storm

Cross Border, Supply Chain
May 1, 2014

What you need to know about sourcing south of the border This is the first of two posts providing an overview of the market conditions, trends and opportunities in one of the world’s fastest growing economies and most popular manufacturing desti...

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A roadmap for safely navigating the boom in auto manufacturing in Mexico

Automotive, Cross Border, Industrial Manufacturing, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
March 18, 2014

Want to source smarter south of the border? Imagine a birds-eye view of a freeway at rush hour in any major American city, as the lanes fill up with every conceivable make and model of automobile. There, in the resulting gridlock and traffic snarl...

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The Key to Smooth, Trouble-free Border Crossings? C-TPAT Certification

Cross Border, Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
March 20, 2013

Answers to the top five questions about why it pays to be C-TPAT Certified: It’s hard to believe, but September 11th took place nearly a dozen years ago. Osama bin Laden has been eradicated. Al Qaeda has been reduced to a shadow of its former self...

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How to Secure Your International Supply Chain

Cross Border, Origin/Destination Services, Supply Chain
March 7, 2013

Most likely, your company has sourced raw materials, parts, finished goods or packaging from foreign business partners. When a company leverages a business partner instead of build their own foreign production capabilities, it allows them to shift su...

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