In the city of Lázaro Cárdenas on Mexico’s Pacific coast, a charity is providing much-needed education and nutrition to disadvantaged children. With the support of APM Terminals, which has recently opened a new port there, it is providing a foundation for their future lives.
The Nissan plant in Cuernavaca relies on Maersk for the reliable delivery of parts to maintain its production of vehicles. What the Japanese company really wants is a company to handle all of its logistics needs, so it can focus on what it does best.
Mexico is expected to deliver a healthy trade performance in 2017 despite uncertainty on the current political-economic backdrop for the region.
Mexico’s auto industry has attracted global multibillion dollar investments. For KIA Motors, a South Korean carmaker, this has led to Maersk Line bringing in equipment for a state-of-the-art plant in the Mexican desert. Now, it is bringing in steel, parts and other input for the 300,000-cars-a-year production machine.