Mexico:  Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics Market Report is Released

STOUGHTON, WI, January 16, 2013 – Mexico’s $68 billion trucking industry is led by 10 companies with revenues from $90 million to $220 million.  The largest, Autotransportes de Carga Tres Guerras, handles general freight including less-than-truckload and packages.  Power is supplied by 563 tractors and 93 straight trucks.  Other major companies in Armstrong & Associates’ Top 45 list include TUM, Jaguar, TMM, Trans-Mex (Swift) and Ryder.

Major U.S. and international companies play important roles in Mexican logistics.  DHL/Exel ($300m), Werner ($210m) and Ryder ($200m) are heavily involved in value-added warehousing, transportation management and trucking.  APL/VASCOR, Kuehne + Nagel and Menlo have also carved out significant third-party logistics niches in automotive, tires and high-tech.  Kansas City Southern and Ferromex (UPS) are the major railroads.  Intermodal and car hauling are important and growing service lines.

Automotive logistics has grown dramatically in Mexico since 1994.  There are  25 automotive assembly plants (OEM) spread out from Mexico City north.  Over 1,000 Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers are now located in Mexico.  Over two million automobiles and light trucks will be exported from Mexico in 2012.

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Armstrong & Associates, Inc. is a supply chain management market research and consulting firm specializing in competitive benchmarking, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, logistics outsourcing, centralized transportation management programs, and supply chain systems evaluation and selection.  Armstrong & Associates publishes Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – The Americas and Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – International.  Recent research papers include “The Business of Warehousing in North America – 2012 Market Size, Major 3PLs, Benchmarking Costs, Prices and Practices,” “Dedicated Contract Carriage – New Life in a Mature Market,” and “U.S. Gains Carry 3PLs – 2011 3PL Market Analysis and 2012 Predictions.”


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