Keeping Cross-Border Simple and Clear

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Keeping Cross-Border Simple and Clear

  1. 1. KEEPING CROSS-BORDERSIMPLE AND CLEAR
  2. 2. THE BIG THREE:VISIBILITY ACCOUNTABILITY CONTROL AS YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN EXTENDS NORTH AND SOUTH, YOU DESERVE THE SAME LEVEL OF SERVICE CROSS-BORDER AS YOU HAVE DOMESTICALLY
  3. 3. CROSS-BORDER ISN’TROCKET SCIENCE.
  4. 4. CROSS-BORDER ISN’TROCKET SCIENCE.BUT IT’S CLOSE. N SRULES AND REQUIREMENTSCHANGE CONSTANTLY• his creates constant exposure T
  5. 5. CROSS-BORDER ISN’TROCKET SCIENCE.BUT IT’S CLOSE. N SMISTAKES CAN COST A BUNDLE• ines: 400 specific penalties in Canada F ranging from $500 to $25,000 per violation • elays: Hours if you’re lucky, D days if you’re not• issed opportunities M
  6. 6. CROSS-BORDER ISN’TROCKET SCIENCE.BUT IT’S CLOSE. N SGETTING ACROSS THE BORDERIS JUST THE FIRST STEP.• apacity crunch issues C• nfrastructure and security concerns I
  7. 7. THE CROSS-BORDEROUTLOOK: FREIGHT, FREIGHTAND MORE FREIGHT
  8. 8. ENORMOUS GROWTHOVER PAST DECADEUPWARD OF $544 BILLION ACROSS CANADA AND MEXICO
  9. 9. ENORMOUS GROWTHOVER PAST DECADEUPWARD OF $544 BILLION ACROSS CANADA AND MEXICOVALUE OF U.S.TRUCKLOADAND RAILTRADE UP NEARLY60%SOURCES: BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  10. 10. ENORMOUS GROWTHOVER PAST DECADEUPWARD OF $544 BILLION ACROSS CANADA AND MEXICOVALUE OF U.S. INCREASETRUCKLOAD LASTAND RAIL YEARTRADE ALONE WAS NEARLY $77 UP60% BILLIONSOURCES: BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
  11. 11. ENORMOUS GROWTHOVER PAST DECADEUPWARD OF $544 BILLION ACROSS CANADA AND MEXICOVALUE OF U.S.TRUCKLOAD INCREASE LAST 18,000AND RAIL YEAR U.S. COMPANIESTRADE ALONE WAS HAVE NEARLY $77 OPERATIONS UP60% IN MEXICO BILLIONSOURCES: THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT
  12. 12. NOT JUST MANUFACTURING, EITHER.RETAIL IS EXPLODING. WALMART IS OPENING 40 CANADIAN STORES, A $500-MILLION INVESTMENT TARGET IS NOT FAR BEHIND WHERE RETAIL GIANTS GO, OTHERS FOLLOW W WALMART IS OPENING 40 CANADIAN STORES 4 $500-MILLION INVESTMENT $SOURCES: THE CANADIAN PRESS
  13. 13. AS TRAFFICVOLUMEBUILDS,SO DO THELOGJAMS
  14. 14. EACH BORDER PROCESS IS DIFFERENT &MANY HANDOFFS = MANY OPPORTUNITIES FOR DELAY
  15. 15. U.S. Shipper HANDOFF 1 U.S. Carrier or International Provider U.S. Shipper HANDOFF 2 HANDOFF 1 U.S. Freight Forwarder or Custom House Broker U.S. Carrier HANDOFF 3 Transfer AgentsBORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER Transfer Agents BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER - BORDER HANDOFF 4 U.S. Carrier Mexico Custom House Broker HANDOFF 2 HANDOFF 5 Canada Consignee Mexico Carrier or International Provider DELIVERY HANDOFF 6 Mexico Consignee DELIVERY Interrupted Service = Time/Money
  16. 16. SO, WHAT SHOULD YOU BELOOKING FOR IN A TRUCKLOADOR INTERMODAL PROVIDER?1 CUSTOMS EXPERIENCE 2 SECURITY-MINDED CAPABILITY 3 CAPACITY 4 LOCAL REPRESENTATION 5 SIMPLICITY AND CONNECTIVITY 6 OPTIONS 7 EXPERIENCE
  17. 17. CUSTOMS EXPERIENCE:THE MORE, THE MERRIERBORDER TRANSFER IS THE MOST COMPLEX PIECE OFTHE CROSS-BORDER PUZZLEWHAT TO EXPECT FROM EXPERIENCED PROVIDERS: Paperwork filed correctly and on time to help prevent issues and resolve them quickly should they arise The firm understanding that relationships and reputation matter with border agents—and help resolve issues faster The e-manifest technology down cold
  18. 18. SECURITY:WATCH AROUND THE CLOCK STRONG SECURITY TAKES YOU OFF THE THREAT RADAR
  19. 19. Join or work only with carriers who aremembers of recognized voluntary securityassociations (C-PTAT and PIP). Low-riskfreight carriers clear customs fasterAcquire and maintain hard-wiredknowledge of requirements andplanned regulatory changesKnow where to go and whom to talkwith when difficulties arise
  20. 20. TRUCKLOADSECURITY MEASURESINSIST ON REAL-TIME VISIBILITY TOMAINTAIN LOAD INTEGRITY, LIMIT NEGATIVEBRAND EXPOSURE AND GIVE YOU PEACE OF MIND Use of only authorized and certified carriers Use of only certified drivers A well-maintained and dedicated fleet to reduce roadside maintenance and maintain the integrity of the load it carries Use of safe roads and toll roads only Adequate liability insurance per load
  21. 21. INTERMODALSECURITY MEASURESCONSTANT MOTION REDUCESOPPORTUNITY FOR THEFTBE ON GUARD AROUND THE YARD AND BEYOND Use of authorized toll roads to and from ramps and origin/destination Placement of containers in the bottom well of a double-stack train Adequate liability insurance per load
  22. 22. CAPACITY: CROSSING OVER IS JUST THE FIRST STEP IN CANADA IN MEXICO Choose U.S.-based When choosing truckload carriers with domestic assets, quality a significant footprint relationships rule Assets on the ground Find a partner who save time and money knows whom to trust in the end and whom to avoid
  23. 23. LOCAL KNOWLEDGE WE ARE HERE NORTHAND PRESENCE:ACCEPT NO SOUTH ANDSUBSTITUTE HEREACTUAL BOOTS ON THE GROUND FOR:• mooth navigation start to finish S• taying current with the rules, regulations and S local customs to avoid snafus, fines and delays• etting the best carriers and intermodal V providers in Mexico
  24. 24. U MER U CSIMPLICITY AND CONNECTIVITY: YOU YOU ONLY DEAL WITH ONE OM UST ER C ONE-STOP SHOP IT INSTEAD OF DEALING WITH THREE DIFFERENT ENTITIES,START FINISH THE DOMESTIC MOVE THE BORDER TRANSFER THE FOREIGN MOVESTART FINISH YOU ONLY DEAL WITH ONE
  25. 25. CHOOSE A CARRIER THAT PROVIDES BOTH TRUCKLOAD AND INTERMODAL SERVICES GIVE U THIS GIVES YOU THE YO ROOM TO ADJUST FORFLE LOCATION XIBILITY DEADLINES VOLUME FREQUENCY PRICE
  26. 26. THAT’S WHYFORGING ANONGOING RELATIONSHIP WITH ATRUSTED CROSS-BORDERTRANSPORTATION PROVIDER IS ESSENTIAL.
  27. 27. SCHNEIDER: NO ONE MAKESCROSS-BORDER SIMPLER,CLEARER OR MORE EFFICIENT• 20-plus years moving freight cross-border• Local presence North and South• Millions in Canadian assets and preferred relationship with Canadian National • Carefully selected carriers and intermodal providers in Mexico• Real-time visibility• One call handles it allFor more details on navigating the border or to learn aboutother key issues and advances in the industry, connect toThe Knowledge Hub for case studies, podcasts and more.

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