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The Explosion of Cross-Border Freight Into Mexico

The explosion of cross-border freight into Mexico is a multifaceted trend reshaping the landscape of international trade. It’s being driven by strategic business decisions, favorable trade agreements, and significant infrastructure investments.

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Understanding Carta Porte and Version 3.0

The SAT in Mexico released Carta Porte version 3.0, which went into full effect at the end of March. This version modifies the original bill of lading requirement. Failure to comply with these new regulations could lead to monetary fines, issues with customs clearance, potential seizure of cargo, and shipping delays. Learn more.

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The Benefits of Shipping Consolidation

Consolidation is a logistics process in which multiple less-than-full shipments from various shippers share cargo space in a single shipment to maximize space, lower the number of shipments, take advantage of economies of scale, and reduce costs.

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The Impact of Procurement Services on the Supply Chain

Effective procurement process management is a cornerstone for optimizing supply chain performance and driving organizational success. The intricate interplay between procurement services and supply chain operations underscores the critical need for businesses to strategically leverage procurement practices to enhance overall efficiency, mitigate risks, and achieve competitive advantages.

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Five Trends Shaping the Supply Chain in 2024

The North American supply chain is a dynamic market with significant growth potential. Several industry trends are gaining attention, including the attention of ProTrans International, to meet current challenges and tackle innovative developments – Near-shoring, Resilience, Automation, Sustainability, and Talent Attraction and Retention.