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.
CSCMP's State of Logistics Report Finds Intermodal, 3PL Logistics Play Increasing Role in Freight Movement
Increased transportation costs and tightened trucking capacity are generating more opportunities for third-party logistics companies and intermodal freight transportation.
With the supply chain serving as an important forecasting tool to gauge the health of the U.S. economy, the 23rd Annual State of Logistics Report®, introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and presented by Penske Logistics, will make its debut on June 13 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Yesterday, in Kiev, Ukraine, the European Logistics Association (ELA) honored Penske Logistics and Ford Motor Company with the 2012 European Award for Logistics Excellence. The companies received the award for a case study submitted to the organization, which documented their close collaboration on the innovative Network Integrator concept developed by the two companies.