Magazine Article | April 22, 2011

Vendor Insight: Improving Cross-Border Transportation For Retailers

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

By Troy Ryley, Transplace Mexico

As retailers are developing strategies to adapt to the difficult economic climate, many are beginning to shift operations to Mexico to take advantage of the close proximity to the United States. However, they are met with the complex and often costly processes that come with moving freight across the United States-Mexico border. Not only do these companies need to comply with strict United States and Mexican government regulations, they must navigate the cultural and language barriers as well. Many companies are struggling to develop strategies that address these challenges and streamline the process.