As I wrap up this series, I realize just how much information we’ve already covered about shipping freight across U.S./Mexico borders. We’ve looked at operating on both sides of the border, redefined transportation success, and even asked the tough questions for choosing a customs broker. The final point I want to drive home is what […]
A customs broker is a natural and necessary part of doing business across the U.S./Mexico border. No matter how seldom you ship across the U.S./Mexico border, every border crossing comes with a significant customs compliance risk. That’s why choosing a customs broker should never be about scoring the best deal. Like other professional services—think doctors, […]
U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 4: Preparedness for Cross-Border Shipping | Transportfolio At the most basic level, a supply chain is a series of links all connected with one another. A supply chain that crosses the United States and Mexico border tends to have more links than those that exist in domestic shipping.
U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. Robinson More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings. Our white paper, Supply Chains: Where to Find the Biggest, Fastest Transportation Savings, is just one example […]
Advantages of Door-to-Door Service Providers in U.S./Mexico Logistics | Transportfolio This is the first post in a series about U.S./Mexico cross-border shipping. Over the next several months, I’ll share what best in class customers look for in a U.S./Mexico cross-border logistics provider. International business comes with many complications: differing currencies, variable exchange rates, languages, times […]