Month: March 2018

Foreign Trade: How to identify competition?

When a company makes the decision to market its products on the international market, it should consider that it will have a greater variety of competition than might exist on the domestic market. This is how products that competed with other equals, similar or substitutes in the domestic market, will face at the international level, […]

The new TPP: 5 key points

The new TPP will be called the Global and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. These are the points that it contemplates: 1. Eliminates tariffs on industrial and agricultural products in a block whose trade totaled $356 billion in […]

The new TPP: 5 key points

The growth of seaports in Mexico

Along its 11,500 km of coastline, Mexico has 117 ports and terminals enabled. 67% of the cargo movement is concentrated in 16 commercial ports, of which the most important are: Manzanillo, Lázaro Cárdenas, Altamira and Veracruz, which operate 96% of the contained load. According to data reported by the General Coordination of Ports and Merchant […]

What is a Broker in Foreign Trade?

This is a value-added service In this complex market, a lack of customer knowledge introduces risk to their purchases.  This is where a broker or broker can help. In other words, it is a broker, money changer or agent that enters into contracts on various goods and properties, without the physical possession of the goods […]

Reforestation of Cerro de Moctezuma

As part of one of the monthly events we hold in support of the environment and social responsibility, we share a little more than the 2017 edition at the Reforestación del Cerro de Moctezuma and that will soon have its 2018 edition. This event achieved the planting of 5 thousand trees of the species oak, […]

Transport safety

Mexico ranks 51st out of 137 countries in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, an indicator that reviews improvements as a country in infrastructure for logistics operations, which shows that there are issues to work on to scale Steps. In this sense, the main issues to achieve greater logistical efficiency are infrastructure and security, […]

What is palletizing?

With the logistical needs posed by globalization of markets, the quest for competitiveness requires that processes, as well as the products and services that make up and flow along the Supply Chains, behave with the highest standards, demanding simplicity and agility, reducing operational costs in order to consolidate customer relations which results in guarantees for […]

How to choose the right market to export

Choosing the ideal market is an everyday job, ideally to use for example some databases such as Intracen or Trademap that give us information about global market trends for your own product. Let us not forget that it is of the utmost importance to keep up with what is happening in the market, in trade […]

Differences between logistics and supply chain

On the one hand, logistics ensures that your product arrives from the factory at the end point in optimal conditions in a certain period of time. Factors such as transport, warehousing, picking or fleet control would enter the logistics. The supply chain, on the other hand, oversees all work from a more global point of […]

Multimodal transport

Achieving a multimodal system is very difficult because it is very much related to metropolitan governance," which "requires transfers (between localities) and there is a closer level of integration The development of multimodal transport in the main cities of Latin America is presented as a challenge for local administrations in the face of the growing […]

What is the supply chain?

I'm sure you've heard of the supply chain on more than one occasion without knowing exactly what it means. A supply chain is critical in any store or business, if you want your orders to arrive on time and always arrive on time, it's critical that you implement it in your business. Supply chain involves […]