Cross-Border & Customs

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Attention cross-border shippers and carriers: COVID-19 vaccinations required for truck drivers crossing U.S. borders beginning January 22

Via FreightWaves: Truck drivers from Canada and Mexico will be barred from crossing the U.S. border as of Jan. 22 unless they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Associated Press has reported. Trucking industry groups have been pushing for a delay out of fears large numbers of unvaccinated truckers will stop moving cross-border freight. Less than…

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via FreightWaves: Risk knows no bounds when it comes to cross-border shipping

Sunset’s Managing Director, Jose Minarro, spoke to FreightWaves alongside Mark Vickers from insurance provider Reliance Partners, about the risks associated with cross-border shipping, the importance of carrier vetting and why Mexican cargo insurance is essential. The difference in freight practices between the U.S. and Mexico is apparent, with carrier liability in Mexico being nearly nonexistent. Carriers have…


October 2021 US/MX Cross-Border Update

*The following report is authored by Sunset Transportation’s Cross-border team, stationed at the World Trade border in Laredo/Nuevo Laredo and Queretaro, MX.  Insights are taken from multiple sources, including our internal freight experts and industry data. Transactional and Committed Markets Over the last 18 months, the trucking industry has had to adapt to a…