Shipping good practices: Distribution and loading of import and export cargo

The safe shipment of cargo is a primary objective within the shipping industry. Unfortunately, we face a number of shipping container accidents every year, with a major cause being improperly loaded containers. Regardless of what type of truck your goods are being transported in, a shipper is responsible for proper…

SkyBridge Arizona: A U.S and Mexican Customs Operation Clearance under the same roof

The launch of SkyBridge is Arizona’s way of stepping up to the plate as a national leader in the logistics sector. Governor Doug Ducey announced last January with a promise of tens of thousands of new jobs, increased revenues for area cities, and a business-friendly international freight process to and…

Truck driving

Security in transportation costs between Mexico & U.S.A

Have you ever received a quote from a carrier to transport material from point A in the United States to Point B in Mexico and upon receiving the quote you realize that you are being quoted well over $3.00 USD per mile? Your initial thought is, this is absurd! How…

Insecurity: Turning a threat into an opportunity part 2

This is a last entry about Mexico's situation related to the Transportation Services. Read here the first part  Carrier insurance coverage is not built into transportation rates in Mexico. Mexican law makes the carrier liable for 15 times the Mexican minimum wage per ton, or a fraction thereof, which indubitably…