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Cross Border Road Solutions for Consumer Industry

Shipping sports equipment or food products across the Mexico border? No matter the shipment, allow your dedicated cross border team to manage customs requirements, inspections, duties, and more while you focus on your product and your customers.

Shipping consumer goods cross border involves multiple steps and meeting many requirements. Without the right experience and understanding of the nuances of doing business across the Southern border, managing these shipments can be challenging and prove costly.

This is where your dedicated Cross Border Control Center comes in. They bring industry experience and know-how to your operations, and partner with you to…

  • Minimize delays and maximize customer satisfaction by conducting a seamless cross border process
  • Manage your customs process completely in-house with expert, bilingual customs teams
  • Secure your high-value cargo with various services such as security escort, door-to-door delivery, vetted carriers, risk assessment and route planning
  • Monitor the movement of your goods with 24/7 access to our transportation management system 
  • Store your cargo safely with strategically, border-located warehouses and staff

Interested in how your Cross Border Control Center can help you and your customers? Reach out below and we will be in touch shortly.

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Frequently asked questions and answers

The best way avoid delays and complications in the cross-border shipping process is to hire a 3PL that:

  • handles all necessary requirements at the border, including brokerage, inspections, duties and more
  • maintains strategically located warehouses and offices along the border
  • proactively monitors your shipments to prevent any delays, and intervenes if complications arise
  • provides fully bilingual services

Enhance the security of your cross-border shipments with the help of a 3PL, and…

  • regular risk assessments and plans to avoid high-risk routes
  • security escorts
  • straight-through, door-to-door shipping  to limit the amount of involved parties and time on the road
  • CTPAT-certified storage and staff

Yes, Kuehne+Nagel offers more than just transportation services. Additional solutions include:

  • Consolidation/deconsolidation
  • Storage
  • Distribution and WMS access
  • EDI connection
  • Order management
  • Control tower management

Yes. Kuehne+Nagel handles all required steps and processes when shipping across the border. This includes customs brokerage, inspections, duties, and more.

In order to enhance the visibility of your cross-border shipments, you should begin using a TMS, such as Kuehne+Nagel’s myKN. With a TMS, you will be able to track your shipments in real time, and monitor the status and handoffs at the border.

In addition, if you partner with a 3PL to manage your cross-border road shipments, they will be able to monitor everything while in-transit and around the clock.