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    Mexico rail vs sea: No easy route for exports

    2017-10-06T11:25:07Z

    Figures from the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA) show that between January and June this year, more than 85% of the passenger cars and light trucks made in the country were exported to the US and Canada – equal to almost 1.3m units out of a production total of nearly ...

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    Live poll results from Detroit

    2017-09-27T11:05:24Z

    Live polling conducted at the Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit showed a recognition that environmental sustainability will play a bigger part in future supply chains, and that total supply chain comprehension will be the most important skill to have over the next decade. Delegates at the 2017 Automotive ...

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    Union Pacific combines intermodal and automotive, creates new logistics entity

    2017-09-20T11:55:59Z

    US railroad company, Union Pacific, has consolidated four of its subsidiaries into one logistics entity as part of a reorganisation of marketing and sales that also sees six of its business units reduced to four. As part of the change, the company's automotive and intermodal business units have been combined ...

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    Top level changes at Nissan North America

    2017-09-19T21:19:24Z

    John Martin (pictured) is moving from his role at Nissan North America as senior vice president of manufacturing, supply chain management and purchasing to take up a new role as executive vice president, Alliance Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain Management at Renault-Nissan Alliance. From the beginning of October Martin will ...

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    Trump suggests Nafta renegotiation is likely to lead to US withdrawal

    2017-08-23T16:15:01Z

    Just a week after the formal renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) began, US president Donald Trump has suggested the US is likely to pull out of the arrangement. Speaking after the first round of talks about the two-decade-plus accord that many carmakers’ supply chains currently rely ...

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    KCS Laredo facility will speed secure rail shipments between Mexico and US

    2017-08-22T09:58:50Z

    A new cargo processing facility that should improve security for shipments heading northbound from Mexico was launched at the Laredo rail border crossing in the US state of Texas last week, as negotiations in North American on the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) got underway. The Unified Cargo Processing ...

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    Pasha secures Grays Harbor deal to process FCA imports from Mexico

    2017-08-16T14:12:09Z

    Pasha Automotive Services has secured a contract starting this summer to process Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) finished vehicles imported into Grays Harbor, on the US west coast, from the port of Lázaro Cárdenas in Mexico. John Pasha, senior vice-president of Pasha Automotive Services, said: “FCA US has been a long-time ...

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    Embracing change to drive velocity in North American ports

    2017-08-15T19:06:42Z

    This year’s Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit in Baltimore revealed an industry embracing the latest digital technology to deal with some familiar challenges around port capacity, infrastructure and security, but facing changing dynamics in the movement of vehicles around North America, not least the renegotiation of the Nafta trade ...

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    FVL Import Export summit 2017: Live poll results

    2017-08-15T14:05:59Z

    Live polling conducted at the Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit in Baltimore showed many are optimistic about how the Nafta negotiations will affect their business, while the investment outlook for port-related infrastructure was very positive for the next three-year period. Delegates at the 2017 Finished Vehicle Logistics Import ...

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    Toyota delays new Mexico plant to allow for switch to Tacoma

    2017-08-14T15:09:45Z

    Toyota has confirmed a report that its new plant in Guanajuato, Mexico will be delayed to prepare it for production of the Tacoma pick-up truck, rather than the Corolla as originally planned. The switch to the different model at the plant formed part of the Japanese carmaker’s recent announcement that ...

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    US carmakers need production discipline to avoid another crisis

    2017-08-11T11:30:55Z

    US carmakers need to keep production levels in check if another crisis is to be avoided, delegates at this week’s Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit in Baltimore were told. With the US new vehicle market headed towards its first decline since 2009 this year, there are worrying signs of ...

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    Gentry-Stuenkel to lead supply chain at FCA US; Brazeau takes on combined logistics role

    2017-07-24T15:25:45Z

    Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel (pictured) is now head of supply chain management at FCA – North America, assuming the company’s top supply chain role in the region with responsibilities for volume planning and logistics as well as a number of other cross-functional tasks. She replaced Steve Beahm with effect from June 30 ...

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    Nafta document shows US wants to retain tariff-free trade

    2017-07-19T10:13:43Z

    A summary of the US’s objectives in upcoming negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) has highlighted a clear desire to retain tariff-free trade arrangements with Canada and Mexico. Though the summary highlights a reduction of the country’s two large trade deficits with its North American partners as ...

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    Mexican ports report boom in vehicle traffic

    2017-07-19T10:10:51Z

    Mexico's ports saw a 42% increase in finished vehicle traffic in the first five months of this year, figures from the country's Transport & Communications Ministry (SCT) have shown. During the period, total finished vehicle throughput reached 667,881 units, compared to just 470,350 units in January-May 2016. Ports in the ...

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    Royale opens Mexico office after fourfold rise in parts shipments

    2017-07-13T14:53:54Z

    Time-critical shipment specialist, Royale International, has opened a divisional office in Mexico in response to a 400% increase in the movement of automotive parts over the last five years. According to Salvador Marin, senior account manager at Royale International, Mexico is now the company’s third biggest country in terms of ...

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    North American ports: Slowdown after growth tests capacity to cope

    2017-07-05T17:20:21Z

    While seven years of consecutive sales growth in the North American automotive industry have put vehicle handling ports to the test in terms of throughput, many of them are now being tested further by the slowdown in sales in the US, with inventory build-ups in some ports, and slower throughput. ...

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    Manzanillo contract could increase vehicle throughput

    2017-06-05T15:57:06Z

    Manzanillo port in Mexico could see additional vehicle volumes, following a contract between the Manzanillo port authority and Manzanillo Terminal Company (CTM) for the operation of a general cargo terminal. CTM is part of the Gume Group and one of the terminal processors and stevedores working at the port. Currently, ...

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    Officials get traffic moving at storm-hit Laredo border crossing

    2017-05-26T12:58:02Z

    Officials on both sides of the US and Mexican border have diverted traffic and had partially opened the World Trade International bridge just days after a storm caused significant damages at the vitally important Laredo crossing and forced authorities to stop operations. On Thursday, officials at the Laredo Police ...

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    time:matters focuses on international growth

    2017-05-17T11:08:00Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters has said the 92% increase in automotive sector-related revenues it reported last month was the result of an increase in network coverage in the US and Mexico, along with a renewed focus on the automotive sector for same-day delivery and emergency logistics.

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    Grimaldi launches ro-ro service between Mediterranean and Mexico

    2017-04-19T23:35:43Z

    Italian ocean ro-ro provider, Grimaldi Group, has set up a service between Italy and Mexico dedicated to carrying vehicles, rolling freight and project cargo. The service connects the Italian ports of Civitavecchia and Savona with the port of Veracruz in Mexico. It will run via Turkey’s port of Gemlik and ...