Shipping to Mexico

Inland services

To ensure smooth end-to-end delivery of your products, we offer strong inland transportation services in one single transaction. Our inland services connect key inland service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world.

Why to use Maersk inland services in Mexico?

Your supply chain gets the boost of the best-in-market timelines on trucking appointments, appointment honouring, and delivery times.

  • Completely dependable : We work with a dedicated and fixed trucking capacity that is always ready for your cargo.

  • 100% transparent invoicing :  You will never find hidden charges in our invoices. Everything is upfront, just as it should be.

  • Preventive, not reactive approach : We like to work closely with our customers and prepare solutions to problems, before they even happen

  • More flexible supply chain : Our multi-modal services bring you the choice of incorporating last-minute adjustments without interrupting other processes

  • Drayage service available at competitive rates


Supported inland services modes in Mexico:

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Rail

Having a freight option that can accommodate your hauling needs is important. Rail provides versatility, high carrying capacity, and speed making it a great option.

Full truck load

Truck

Trucks provide flexible point-to-point service, delivering small loads over short to long distances over widely dispersed geographic areas.

Getting started

To take advantage of our door-to-door inland services, simply add it to your next booking. Alternatively, look up inland services tariffs in your country.

Check out below important information on product features, coverage, depots and restrictions. In case you have any doubts or need further information please fill out the form below and we will contact you in no time! 

Key product features

Truck:

  • Standard move in tandem basis from port to customer’s premises
  • Terminal handling, tolls and 8 hours waiting time included in the rate
  • Additional services offered upon request:

    • Additional stops
    • Additional waiting time
    • Single container transport
    • GPS Premium (GPS and Robbery Recovery Service)
    • Cargo insurance

Rail

  • Combined rail: Maersk delivers the container at the customer’s premises
  • Rail ramp: The customer picks up the container from the rail terminal

Metropolitan areas served by rail ramps

Mexico City Toluca Queretaro Monterrey Guadalajara San Luis Potosi
Mexico City Toluca Queretaro Monterrey Guadalajara San Luis Potosi
Ecatepec Lerma Pedro Escobedo Apodaca El Salto
Cuautitlah Izcalli Tenango del Valle Santa Rosa Jauregui Cienega Tlaquepaque
Ixtapaluca Ocoyoacac El Marques Escobedo Zapopan
Naucalpan Xonacatian Guadalupe
Tlalnepantla San Antonio de la Isla Salinas Victoria
Tepotzotian San Nicolas de los Garza
Tultitlan Santa Catarina
Acolman Cienega de Flores
Tecamac

Inland Haulage

Inland haulage includes transportation from vendors to the port of shipment, and from discharge port to the point of stripping the ocean container by truck and / or rail.

We ensure that your products are moved at the right time to the right place. Whatever your need for inland transportation, you can count on us to deliver an effective and cost efficient inland haulage service.

Our offering includes:

  • Multiple modes of transport
  • Large network of quality transport providers
  • Constant monitoring and quality assurance
  • Timely pick-up and delivery
  • One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs
For more details about our services, please contact us:
Phone: Sales +52 5550 103500

Depot

Our inland services connect key inland service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world. With rail coverage, trucking, barge, and depots, you don’t need to transact with multiple suppliers or coordinate several hand overs.

Location and Depot Connection
Barge Rail Truck
Mexico City - Ferrovalle - APMT Cuautitlan
Toluca -  Puerta Mexico  
Hidalgo - Terminal inland services Logistica de Hidalgo    
Monterrey -  ALPASA - Salinas Victoria - IMEX Escobedo  
Guadalajara - IMI - IMEX Guadalajara - Jalmex  
Queretaro -  Ferroservicios  
San Luis Potosi - Borderless - Interpuerto  

Restrictions

Please note the following restrictions that apply.

  • No OOG cargo
  • No acceptance of reefer, nors, imo and special equipment under rail or rail+truck mode
  • Acceptance of IMO is limited. Please check with PCM availability
  • Maximum weight allowed, please refer to table below
  • No acceptance of 45HQ and 20'RF containers

Weight restrictions:

Container Type / Size Mode of Transportation Port Remarks
Lázaro Cardenas Manzanillo / Altamira / Veracruz
20DRY All truck / Tandem 0- 23 Ton 0- 23 Ton
All truck / Single 23-25 Ton 23-25 Ton Plus 40% from Inland rate
RCO across metropolitan Area** 0- 27 Ton 0- 23 Ton
RCO across metropolitan Area with overweight Not allowed 23-27 Ton Plus 30% from Inland rate
RCO out of Metropolitan Area 0- 23 Ton 0- 23 Ton
40DRY / 40HDRY All truck / Tandem 0 - 21.5 Ton 0 - 21.5 Ton
All truck / Single 21.5 - 23 Ton 21.5 - 23 Ton
RCO across metropolitan Area 0 - 25 Ton 0 - 25 Ton
RCO across metropolitan Area with overweight Not allowed Not allowed
RCO out of Metropolitan Area 0 - 21.5 Ton 0 - 21.5 Ton
40REEFER All truck 0- 23 Ton 0- 23 Ton

** Cargo weight allowed based on local regulation NOM012

** Metropolitan Area Locations
All locations different from below list are not consider as "Metropolitan area" and rates and weight limits should be considered as "foreign movements"
Ciudad de México MXMEX (Mexico City)
Ecatepec
Atizapan
Cuautitlan
Naucalpan
Tlalnepantla
Tultitán
Lerma MXTOL (Toluca)
Toluca
Ocoyoacac
Pedro Escobedo MXQUR (Queretaro)
Queretaro
Santa Rosa de Jauregui
El Marques
San Luis Potosi MXSLP (San Luis Potosí)
Apodaca MXMOY (Monterrey)
Cienega
Escobedo
Garcia
Guadalupe
Monterrey
Salinas Victoria
San Nicolas de los Garza
Santa Catarina
Guadalajara MXGDL (Guadalajara)
El salto
Tlaquepaque
Zapopan

Inland Mexican regulations:

NOM-087-SCT-2-2017:regulates driving and rest times for the inland sector. Unit’s operators must take a 30 minutes break after driving 5 hours, and 8 hours after driving 14 hours.

Driven hours Mandatory break
5 hours 30 mins
14 hours 8 hours

Compliance with this rule will be regulated by the SCT Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes https://www.gob.mx/sct , and the Secretaría de Gobernación https://www.gob.mx/segob ,and the Federal Police https://www.gob.mx/policiafederal.

NOM-012-SCT-2-2017

Import and Export All Truck: Delivery Order (Import)/Booking request (Export) must be received with at least 72 hours prior Customs clearance (Import) or loading date (Export).

Import and Export Rail+Truck: Delivery Order (Import)/Booking request (Export) must be received with at least 24 hours prior Customs clearance (Import) or loading date (Export).

Equipment dimensions:

For general information about equipment dimensions and capacity go to:

Live load/unload free time

All customers will have 8 hours free time to live load/unload containers after container arrives to the warehouse.

SD (Carrier) requirements

To avoid delays, it is required to provide the next details on your Export and Import requests:

  • Warehouse contact: Name and phone number.
  • Customs Agent details: Name, Phone number, email address.
  • Is it full or single: in case you require single movement extra cost needs to be accepted with the legend “Sencillo cargo aceptado”.
  • Special requirements: Chassis, Platform, security equipment etc.

Where to place it?

  • Export: on the “Instrucciones del transporte” field in your booking request.
  • Import: On the “Comentarios/Requerimientos especiales/ (ejemplo: Chasis, Plataforma, etc.)” field in your Delivery order format.

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