Cross-Border Visibility: Keep US/MX Shipments in Your Sights

Sarah Eggleston

Director of Sales & Product Development, US/MX at Sunset Transportation

Jose Minarro

Managing Director, US/MX at Sunset Transportation

Learning Objectives

Cross-border shipping is complex and full of intricacies on both sides of the border. The current challenges with COVID-19 have contributed to a notable imbalance in Northbound vs. Southbound freight. With Mexico becoming the new China for trade and more companies nearshoring their manufacturing, costs are rising, capacity is tightening, and the need for full freight tracking and visibility, it may be time to re-evaluate your cross-border logistics solution.

Key Takeaways:

  • COVID-19 impact on the US and MX cross-border transportation and capacity

  • Impacts of more and more companies nearshoring manufacturing in Mexico

  • How to manage capacity, procurement, and a North vs. South imbalance that doesn’t seem to be going away

  • How to maintain crucial visibility throughout the shipping life cycle