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Logistics Mexico covers news and information about the many aspects of moving products to customers, such as warehousing, order tracking to delivery methods.

Whether your business ships thousands of packages or is just starting out, it’s important to set up your services in the right place. While you could have one company assemble, another ship, and another continually fulfill those orders, finding a product partner that offers either the entirety of the services you are searching for, or even a portion of them, to limit touch points for daily for your business can have a significant impact. Whether your company ships 10 packages or warehouses 10,000, we have the services to help. We can manage as many or as few services as are needed to streamline your business and save you money.

For most larger businesses focused on buying, selling, or the need to transport, consolidation means storing your products in our warehouse and then shipping them from here. This makes a very large undertaking seem a bit smaller and cuts cost drastically by streamlining the process. You no longer have to communicate with 6 companies for an order but can simply hand it over to us.

For eCommerce retailers, brick and mortars, or other small buy-and-sell services, it means everything from pick & pack to sub-assembly, order fulfillment, and outbound administration. It also means as you grow, so do we. You may start with simple shipping needs and then as your office fills with boxes you realize it’s time to warehouse and we’re ready for that. We can build, store, ship, and care for your products in anyway you need.

Consolidation can be a bit of a broad term, but it is also a broad service. The breadth of service really depends upon your needs and customers, we adjust to fit what your company is most in need of and what is most efficient for you. So as you think about warehousing, shipments, tracking, assembly and more think of it all occurring under one roof to streamline communications, efficiency, and so much more. While streamlining can seem scary, it certainly has its merits.

More time for you
When your schedule no longer consists of contacting different companies and serving as the liaison for all issues, it becomes significantly more open. One call to our shipping agents, and questions and concerns regarding everything from tracking to assembly can be answered. If a change does arise, we can simply communicate within our lines instead of having to create a conference call of 6 businesses simply to inform them that a new screw will be used and the weight adjusted by 3 grams. Our streamlined process prevents us from being caught in semantics and enables us to focus on the larger tasks at hand.

Centralized information
When reporting season comes around, or you just want a quick update, our back office tracking systems enable you to get an update on all services within minutes. No more crazy charts detailing one small item, just log in to our portal and view updates, statuses, and tracking for every step of the process. Our user portal is simple and informative so that within a few minutes you have your answers and are ready to report back. Because when it’s all on one screen you can easily find your answers and move on with life.

Customized Help
Our bilingual staff are shipping experts who can answer every question you think up and make complex processes seem simple. We won’t send you to an FAQ document or a forum for help, our agents answer the phone every time and are happy to email you for any questions you may have. We won’t leave you in the dark about any process and won’t take days to respond, that’s just what we do. And if you’re not the phone type, we offer live chathat through our website 6 days a week which means the same real person answers your questions but without any background noise. Because when you’re trusting us with your companies products we understand how important that is and always want to keep you informed.

Fast Delivery
We know the fastest way to get your customers what they want is to have it all in one place and we have the perfect place to start. Telling your customers it could be 4 weeks before their product arrives rarely goes over well. We can cut that delivery time in half, with an average shipping time of 6-10 days from your business to theirs, that time is drastically shortened when it starts in our warehouses. We will store the supplies, assemble, fulfill, and ship orders for you at the click of a button. Not only do they get to your customers faster, you don’t have to worry about deadlines either.

As you grow, so do we.
Business is constantly changing, and a company that’s rigid simply can’t change with it. Our flexible services mean that no matter what the sales landscape- we are ready. We can match the level of service you need and expand whenever you do, so whether your company needs simple warehousing and shipping to full pick & pack and fulfillment services we can adjust. If you decide to grow from selling packaged snacks to selling frozen goods as well, you don’t have to switch companies and split costs. Our diverse services portfolio means we can manage everything from critical spare parts services to fulfillment to order tracking. And if your company is already grown, we are ready to take on the task with more than 200 locations across Mexico and warehouses along the border we are prepared for any workload.

One less bill to pay
By focusing your services through Estafeta USA, you are able to pay one bill a month for all services rather than 20. We keep billing simple and straightforward so the one bill you do cover can be painless. Simplifying your monthly expenses is nothing to scoff at, especially if we can lower the overall cost and effort to pay. With every package we save you money and when that’s all added up it can leave a significant amount of extra money in your businesses pocket (30-40% to be exact).

So when you’re ready to consolidate your businesses shipping and fulfillment needs into one place our agents are ready to help. We know every step in warehousing and are ready to share our knowledge with you.

Red tape is a major player in shipping to Mexico, and without the correct shipping partner it can become an even bigger pain. Estafeta USA uses dedicated customs and border agents to liaison with customs and make sure every shipment goes smoothly and without unexpected delays. Because when you’re ready for help, you need the experts.

As you try to navigate the crazy road of eCommerce we are here to avoid those potholes. By knowing what to expect, you know how to budget for exporting and can move your business into Mexico confidently.

  • If the declared package value is below $50, you don’t need to pay any additional taxes. It’s as simple as that, no import tax or crazy paperwork needed.
  • For packages with a declared value from $50 to $1,000, they will only incur the minimum sales tax of 16%. This is the general tax for all products in Mexico and consumers are used to this added cost.
  • For shipments with values over $1,000, we’ll put you in touch with our shipping experts to walk you through the network of taxes and additional duties that may be relevant to your shipment, and outline your choices and best suggestions for your particular shipment.

The shipping world can make for a confusing place, but placing your business in the hands of those who specialize in exporting can make the difference between painless shipping and constant headaches.

If you’re ready to share your business with Mexico, let Estafeta USA help you in that transition and take your success to new heights.

Auto industry logistics mexicoMexico’s auto industry has grown steadily since the enactment of NAFTA over 20 years ago; today, the country accounts for about 18% of North American auto production, and is on track to overtake Japan and Canada as the United States’ no. 1 source of imported cars by the end of 2015. Big-name car manufacturers are taking notice of the rising auto industry: In February Honda opened its second plant in Mexico, and Mazda’s Salamanca, Mexico, plant began production in March. Additionally, exports from American giant General Motors, which pledged last year to invest almost $700 million in their Mexico facilities, more than doubled in May, according to Bloomberg.

Mexico’s position as a rising power in the auto industry presents several benefits for American manufacturers and dealers. Mexico’s manufacturing wages are significantly lower than other leading manufacturing companies such as China, while workmanship and productivity remains high. Additionally, the country’s strategic location means that manufacturers are able to ship parts to production facilities more quickly. However, manufactures still face challenges posed by cross-border shipping. Estafeta USA provides comprehensive logistics services tailored to the auto industry to expedite this process.

Comprehensive Inbound Logistics

Estafeta USA understands that sourcing parts from across the border can result in added complications. Estafeta provides end-to-end, comprehensive supply chain solutions aimed to ensure that your inventory remains stocked and your costs remain low.

Estafeta USA is your singular point of contact for comprehensive inbound logistics. Our cross-border logistics consultants work with you to determine a customized solution to meet your needs. Several of our inbound logistics services include:

Critical Parts Services

Estafeta USA knows that one of the most significant factors when it comes to staying competitive in the auto industry is the ability to get the right part to the right place at the right time. Our critical parts services ensure that this is possible by expediting the inbound transportation of mission critical parts from your suppliers to your production facilities with same-day deliveries and distribution anywhere in Mexico. Additionally, our strategically-located cross-border warehouse ensures that we can transport and retain assembly parts on a regular basis and in critical moments.

Aftermarket Services

Estafeta USA can help manage your inventory and add transparency to your supply chain. Our warehousing and distribution services ensure that your parts are delivered to clients and manufacturers on-time and efficiently. Some of our aftermarket services for the auto industry include:

  • Warehousing
  • Inventory Management
  • Outbound Administration
  • Pick and Pack
  • Kitting
  • Sub-Assembly
  • Distribution

Estafeta USA: Comprehensive Logistics Solutions for Exporting to Mexico

The rising auto industry in Mexico presents a number of opportunities for U.S. manufacturers. The country’s strategic location, affordable manufacturing fees and free trade agreements makes it an ideal location. However, shipping cross-border presents obstacles for U.S. manufacturers, particularly regarding the delivery of critical spare or replacement parts. Estafeta USA offers several logistics solutions tailored to the auto industry which aims to add visibility to and increase the efficiency of the supply chain process. Contact a cross-border logistics consultant today to learn more about how Estafeta USA can tailor their logistics services to meet your manufacturing needs.

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Cross Border Reverse Logistics from Mexico to US

With ecommerce returns happening at a higher rate than with physical stores, e-retailers face a greater reverse logistics challenge to maintain customer satisfaction. The returns process is further complicated when shipping from the US to Mexico, with the border, customs and duty to consider.

For their marketplace sellers, Amazon adds more complexity by absolutely insisting that its US international merchants have a local (Mexico) return address or offer free shipment for returns.

Estafeta USA can make returns from easy for you and tailor a solution that meets your needs.

Forwarding Service for Returned Goods

Let Estafeta setup a local Mexico address for you as your returns address in Mexico. We have 1100 Estafeta POS offices in Mexico (the largest network in the country) to serve your customers. Or arrange a pickup.

Returned goods can then be shipped to wherever the seller wishes: back to your warehouse in the US or to your recommerce partner.

The forwarding service is:

  • Reliable
  • Insured
  • Secure

Returns Consolidation

If you have high sales volumes in Mexico and high returns as well, Estafeta can consolidate returns before shipping them back to the US in order to minimize shipping and handling costs. Duties and taxes depend on the product.

End-to-End Seamless Logistics Solution

For a complete solution, trust Estafeta to handle all the logistics for getting your products from point of origin in the US to customers in Mexico, as well as handling any returns.

Talk to an Estafeta USA Cross-Border E-commerce Logistics Specialist to get your products to customers Mexico and also  handle returns seamlessly and reliably.

Call Toll Free: 1-866-518-6600 or send us an email.

99% Last Mile Delivery Coverage in Mexico

Estafeta in the only logistics company in Mexico offering 99% last-mile delivery coverage in Mexico, even to the remotest of villages.
We offer flexible solutions for US e-commerce retailers and B2B companies wishing to grow their business in Mexico without them having to invest in logistics infrastructure to do so.

We offer flexible solutions for US e-commerce retailers and B2B companies wishing to grow their business in Mexico without having to invest in logistics infrastructure to do so.

Estafeta is the number one carrier, parcel and logistics company in Mexico with the broadest coverage, and most customers, sales and shipments.
We deliver to 32,000 zip codes in Mexico with over 120,000 daily shipments. Security is of the highest order and our tracking system is state-of-the-art.

We offer solid, world class infrastructure.

• 5 Boeing 737 cargo planes and 2 Bombardier CRJ 100s
• 2,200 land vehicles
• 40 operations facilities
• 33 strategic warehouses for critical spare parts
• 1000 sales branches
• 3 main hubs

Let Estafeta USA handle all logistics from your US dock to your customer doors anywhere in Mexico.

For any of our logistics services – LTL Shipping, Personal Imports or Express Parcel Delivery to Mexico –
Call Estafeta USA Toll Free: 855-334-9150.