Transportation Market Update
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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.
A newly proposed bill would allow drivers under 21-years old to move freight from ports, and the U.S. DOT expected to issue a joint proposal regarding automatic emergency braking systems on heavy-duty trucks.
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.
U.S. container imports tumbled close to pre-pandemic levels in December 2022
Consumer demand moderates amid continued inflation and high interest rates.
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