With an attractive mix of tax incentives and proximity to its North American neighbors, Mexico has become a destination for businesses looking to establish a manufacturing base while at the same time creating a market for third-party logistics (3PL) companies.
No industry has benefited more than automotive manufacturers, who have flocked to this country in recent years.
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Cargo theft costs carriers and suppliers millions of dollars each year, and the latest theft report by the theft prevention and recovery services provider CargoNet has found that theft levels are closely tied to where drivers park.
In the third quarter, the number of overall cargo thefts — 213 — dropped 23 percent when compared to the same time period last year. CargoNet said security at truck stops has paid off, and thefts on travel center property dropped 60 percent from third-quarter 2014. However, cargo thefts that occurred while the vehicle was parked along the side of a road spiked, increasing 144 percent.
Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a 14,400 square-foot full-service facility in Norton, Massachusetts, located at 40 Commerce Way, in the Norton Industrial Park. The 6.2 acre location employs 25 associates and maintains over 450 vehicles onsite.
In successful third-party logistics (3PL)-shipper relationships, both parties work together as strategic partners, sharing data and implementing the technology and processes that achieve results. Relationships have become even more valuable as both costs and shippers’ expectations increase.