TweetWho would have thought any differently?
I can’t figure ATA out, one day they are on the ball to helping the industry out.
Then the very next day they rejoin the ranks of the “ignorant” people in Washington – again.
It is very irritating to see them flip-flop back and forth like they do.
The American [...]
TweetObama said the two nations had “found a clear path to resolving” the roadblock in relations.
Obama announced that US and Mexico had reached an agreement on Cross-Border trucking.
In a news conference with Mexico’s Felipe Calderon, Obama said the plan would now be taken to Congress.
So guess what needs to be done now! Yes, [...]
Mexico Gets Serious in the U.S. Crossborder Trucking Fight. So Should Obama.
June 4, 2009 by Jason · 2 Comments
TweetMexico is ramping up the pressure on the United States to get the Americans to live up to terms of the NAFTA fine print that allows Mexican truckers to operate in this country. The latest squeeze is a $6 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government because of its refusal to allow Mexican-domiciled trucks into this [...]
Mexican Truckers File $6 Billion Claim Against U.S.
June 2, 2009 by Jason · Leave a Comment
TweetMEXICO CITY — A Mexican trade association representing more than 4,500 trucking companies is seeking $6 billion in damages from the U.S. government because of Washington’s refusal to allow Mexican trucks to carry cargo over U.S. roads.
The group, Canacar, filed a demand for arbitration under the North American Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. State [...]
Mexican Trucking Will Be Revived By U.S., LaHood Says
March 24, 2009 by Jason · Leave a Comment
TweetTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood is pushing to revive a program that lets Mexican trucks deliver goods across the U.S. border as the Obama administration moves to resolve a dispute with its third-largest trading partner.
LaHood is meeting today with Senator Byron Dorgan, a North Dakota Democrat who worked successfully to cut off funding for the program [...]
NAFTA Surface Trade Crashes
March 4, 2009 by Jason · Leave a Comment
TweetSecond consecutive month of large declines, says BTS
Trade between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, is declining rapidly as the recession deepens.
Surface trade among the NAFTA partners was 13.1 percent lower in December 2008 than in December 2007. The value of goods transferred by rail, road and [...]