Mexico Moving Ahead

Posted: November 18, 2013

Mexico and U.S. manufacturers doing business in Mexico have a lot of good news to boast about. Mexico ranks as the world’s 12th-largest economy by GDP, on par with countries such as Canada and Spain. Per-capita income continues to rise, creating a growing middle class. Also, reasonable labor rates in Mexico allow businesses to have more profitable manufacturing processes. Continue reading

Shipping Cross-Border Within Mexico

Posted: November 4, 2013

Volatile shipping rates and capacity, uncertain forecasts, limited alternatives, and overall speed-to-market needs are driving many companies to near-source operations to Mexico. There are, however, some key considerations for doing business effectively south of the border. Carter’s International Logistics specialists offer these tips for shipping cross-border and intra-Mexico. Continue reading