Mexico Transportation Market Update
February 24, 2023, Transportation Market Update Report: Upcoming Schneider events, Mexico appliance manufacturing, nearshoring opportunities, and industry and Schneider news!
Tesla plans gigafactory in first Mexico investment
Tesla announces expansion into Mexico.
Mexican nearshoring opportunities seen spurring energy needs
Natural gas is the base of the nation’s electric power system, but the country faces challenges with transmission and distribution.
Nearshoring boosts appliance manufacturing in Mexico
According to Forbes Mexico, industrial regions in Mexico are becoming much more important manufacturing hubs for household appliances. This is due to nearshoring and the United States Mexico and Canada (USMCA) Agreement.
44 factories and distribution centers move out of Asia to Mexico
Nearshoring allows investors from China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea to transfer their factories and production processes to closer locations that result in lower costs.
Nuevo Leon sells record abroad
Nuevo Leon exports increased 30% year over year in the third quarter of 2022 – the highest amount in history for any quarter of the year.
Growing demand for Mexico road freight transport
Long-haul trucking services dominate the industry as Mexico's road transport, accounting for more than 85% of the country's total freight transport.
Shippers require new cross-border strategies
Many shippers are looking for opportunities to shorten their supply chain timelines, which is often done through nearshoring.
Mexico’s tequila exports hit a record high
Mexican tequila exports – growing over the last decade – reached record-breaking levels in 2022.
Summit leads to supply chain resiliency initiatives
North American leaders agreed to plan to produce 25% of what is currently imported from Asia to North America.
Dairy-free manufacturer navigates food and beverage shipping with bulk dedicated
Read how Schneider helped a manufacturer safely move its food and beverage shipments across the country.
Drop trailer solution improves cross-border shipping for N95 mask manufacturer
A global medical supply manufacturer was chosen to make N95 masks amid the COVID pandemic. How did they meet the increased need for masks and expedited shipping across the Mexico/United States border? Read more.
Shipping truckload freight southbound from United States to Mexico
Shipping truckload freight southbound from the United States to Mexico? Watch this video to learn more about the process.
Intermodal rail shipping keeps your northbound freight moving at the Mexico border
What's the process of northbound intermodal/rail freight being shipped from Mexico to the United States? Watch this video to learn more.
Rail shipping keeps your southbound freight moving at the Mexico border
How does the southbound intermodal/rail shipping process from the United States to Mexico work? Watch this video to learn more.
Northbound cross-border truckload shipping made easy with Schneider
How does the northbound truckload shipping process from Mexico to the United States work? Watch this video to learn more.
Auto parts manufacturer revitalizes its supply chain with cross-border shipping
Schneider Intermodal helped retool an automotive manufacturer’s cross-border transportation process to increase efficiency and cut costs of heavy haul shipments.
Custom drop trailer solution improves cross-border shipping of PPE
A medical supply company that makes PPE saw an increase in demand due to COVID-19. As part of the manufacturing process, materials and trailers are stored at a facility in Texas and are moved across the border into Mexico for manufacturing. The heightened need for PPE and expedited timeline stressed the supply chain and left the manufacturer unclear how to move forward efficiently.