USMCA

Government, Business, Top 50

USMCA Bodes Well for Cross-Border Freight

USMCA Trucks enter the United States from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Both the improved trade activ­ity and a promising future for the USMCA are favorable developments for trucking because 80% of cross-border trade moves via truck.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

What a Manufacturing Shift Away From China Could Mean for Trucking

Worker assembles gearboxes in China A worker assembles gearboxes at the Kofon factory in Huanggang in central China's Hubei province April 13, 2020. (Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)

How will U.S. trucking be affected if certain businesses move out of China and into other parts of Asia or even to North America?

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Mexican President Lopez Obrador to Meet With Trump on USMCA

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's president, waves as he arrives at the Lincoln Memorial in Wash Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's president, waves as he arrives at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on July 8. (Al Drago/Bloomberg News)

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will on July 8 hold talks with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump during a working visit aimed at marking the launch of the new North American trade agreement, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

DPA | Hamburg, Germany
July 8, 2020
Government, Business

ATA Praises USMCA Pact

ATA President Chris Spear ATA President Chris Spear by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The trade deal with Canada and Mexico that took effect at the start of the month garnered a strong endorsement from the leadership at American Trucking Associations.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

USMCA Moves Closer to Implementation as Canada Gives Its OK

USMCA Trucks at the Canadian border via the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement has moved one step closer to being ratified by all three nations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 14, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

House Lawmakers Agree on Infrastructure Investments, but Lack Funding Proposals

Panel at House hearing Ways & Means Committee via YouTube

Democrats and Republicans on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in the House demonstrated a rare show of bipartisanship Feb. 6 by endorsing stakeholders’ consistent calls for investing in multimodal connectivity.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 6, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Signs USMCA Agreement Into Law

President Trump speaks during an event at the White House to sign a new North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico on Jan. 29. President Trump speaks during an event at the White House on Jan. 29 to sign a new North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump on Jan. 29 signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare” of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America.

Kevin Freking and Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
January 29, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Trade Agreements May Bring Stability to Trucking

Ann Wilson and Chris Spear Ann Wilson and Chris Spear by Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Trucking could be in for a period of improved conditions with the North American trade agreement updated and U.S.-China trade tensions eased, industry leaders said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 28, 2020
Government, Business

USMCA Passage Applauded by Trucking

USMCA Commercial trucks and cars cross the Ambassador Bridge on the Canada-U.S. border in Windsor, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Senate recently passed a major new trade deal in a move that is spurring optimism throughout the trucking industry.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Senate Passes USMCA Trade Deal

United States President Donald Trump United States President Donald Trump by Evan Vucci/Associated Press

A new trade deal with Canada and Mexico was approved in the U.S. Senate on Jan. 16, marking a significant accomplishment for President Donald Trump on his long-discussed desire to update the Clinton-era North American Free Trade Agreement.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 16, 2020

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