In the news with T21

Schneider was featured in the latest issue of T21. In this article, our Vice President of Mexico Operations, Bernardo Rodarte, discusses Schneider's growth in Mexico over the last 30 years, as well as the multimodal solutions we are solutioning with customers, and our focus on ESG initiatives for our associates, customers and local communities.

In the news: Q1 2022 Mexico import/export statistics

The National Institute of Statistics and Geography, INEGI, recently released the Mexico import/export statistics for Q1 2022.​ 

In comparison to previous years, the data shows that the export gap between Mexico and the U.S. has continued to widen, with two northbound shipments for every southbound shipment. ​ 

If you haven’t already, it’s imperative for your long-term strategy to explore your northbound multimodal capacity options. Our team of cross-border experts would love to help you solve your capacity challenges.

Graph showing 2022's Q1 Trade Gap.

In the news: UPDATE: Deadline once again postponed for Mexico new Bill of Lading requirements (Carta Porte al CFDI / Bill of Lading Complement)

The Mexican Tax Authority (SAT) has recently extended the grace period to meet the Carta Porte requirements from March 31, 2022 to September 30, 2022. 

The Carta Porte requirements will apply to all cross-border freight.  

The Carta Porte requirements require preparation and testing. We have been working with our shippers to proactively determine any additional data needs prior to implementation and are testing the new process. We have seen varying degrees of preparedness from our customers and if you have not started working on meeting these requirements with your Schneider representative, please reach out to them as soon as possible. 

Infographic showing money spent on cross-border transportation.

In the news: Trucks carried 68% of all US-Mexico cargo moved in March 2022

The large US-Mexico trade gap and fact that more than 2/3 of cross-border freight is moved via Van Truckload, show us a large cross-border capacity opportunity. 

Intermodal and Dedicated are great alternative transportation solutions that we offer, as well as network optimization studies to create the best strategy for your network. 

In the news: US Manufacturers Bring Jobs Closer to Home

Manufacturers are facing an onslaught of difficult challenges today — but many are finding nearshoring has become the golden solution.

Barbi Reuter, CEO and principal at Cushman & Wakefield affiliate PICOR, serving as 2022 CREW Network global board president, says that bringing jobs back to North America (Mexico), increases predictability and reliability of the supply chain while retaining favorable labor access and costs compared to the US.

The nearshoring trend has only accelerated during the pandemic. According to data from the Thomas Report State of North American Manufacturing 2021 Annual Report, 83% of manufacturers are likely or extremely likely to reshore jobs, up from only 54% in March 2020, before the pandemic was a factor.

Image of women working in a factory.
Schneider truck and trailer outside of Parque SMP

Mexico 30th Anniversary Celebration

Our Mexico team and customers recently celebrated Schneider Mexico's 30th Anniversary together at Parque SMP, where they cooked with Grill Masters, enjoyed dinner and live music. Thank you to our customers for your continued business -- we look forward to many more years of working together!

schneider's 30th anniversary in mexico

2022 marks 30 years of serving the Mexico market

Schneider offers Mexico cross-border shippers expertise in a difficult market.

More news

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Shipper Case Study

Manufacturer gains reliable and consistent cross-border capacity with Schneider intermodal

Schneider expertly managed freight and conducted ongoing analysis to create nonstop, truck-like cross-border intermodal service to keep product moving while uncovering time and cost efficiencies.
A truck moving across the border with a flag of Mexico cover image
Shipper Case Study

Custom drop trailer solution improves cross-border shipping of PPE

A medical supply company that makes PPE saw an increase in demand due to COVID-19. As part of the manufacturing process, materials and trailers are stored at a facility in Texas and are moved across the border into Mexico for manufacturing. The heightened need for PPE and expedited timeline stressed the supply chain and left the manufacturer unclear how to move forward efficiently.
Published April 2022

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