What are the Regulatory entities involved in cross-border operations between the U.S. and Mexico?
entities in U.S.-Mexico cross-border operations are responsible for managing the exchange of goods and services between the two countries.
What is the Manifest in cross-border?
In cross-border, the manifest is a document required at customs that contains a detailed list of all cargo entering the country of import.
What is the Notice of Crossing?
A notice of crossing consists of an electronic document linked to the customs documentation that will be presented when clearing the goods.
What is the Project of Customs Technology Integration (PITA)?
PITA is an integral initiative that aims to automate, facilitate and streamline the entry and exit of goods at Mexican customs.
What is the Document of Operation for Customs Clearance (DODA)?
Doda is a document that is part of the customs clearance, and is used to activate the Automated Selection Mechanism (MSA).
What’s the difference between nearshoring, reshoring, and offshoring?
Offshoring means outsourcing manufacturing to another country, while reshoring means bringing back manufacturing to the country of origin.
What is nearshoring?
Nearshoring means outsourcing manufacturing to a nearby country or transferring manufacturing processes to a closer geographic location.
What documents are needed to claim cargo insurance?
A claim must be filed within the time limit established in the policy, and it will have to include certain documents.
How does CTPAT work?
When a company joins CTPAT, CBP makes an agreement to protect the supply chain, identify where security needs, and implements them.
What’s the difference between freight forwarder, freight broker, and 3PL?
Freight forwarders move cargo from origin to destination, brokers connect shippers and carriers, and 3PLs also offer additional services.
When does the Bill of Lading Supplement (Complemento Carta Porte) come into force?
Failure to comply could result in fines, penalties, operational delays, and the embargo of shipments starting January 1st, 2023.
How does QuickPay work with the Carrier Billing Platform?
With our platform, you can have access to your payment in less than 48 hours, in just one click
What can a Carrier do in our Platform?
The Carrier Platform provides carriers with a single source of truth to manage their earnings in one place and streamline their operations
What is the Carrier Billing Platform?
The platform enable carriers to get paid faster, save time on invoicing and reduce friction from multiple communication points
What is the difference between US & Mexico in terms of customs brokerage?
The US & Mexico have a different approach as it relates to customs. Learn more about it here.
What financing solutions does Nuvocargo offer?
Our services include trade finance, import and export financing, and inventory loans.
Shippers: What can they see on the Nuvocargo Platform?
Available in English and Spanish, the platform is a one-stop-shop that facilitates cross-border trade flows between the US and Mexico.
What information is required to fill the Bill of Lading Supplement (Complemento Carta Porte)?
Sender and Receiving RFC, as well as the complete company name, and the merchandise data.
What happens if I do not issue the Bill of Lading Supplement (Complemento Carta Porte)?
Could cause penalties, close the carrier’s facility, or merchandise could be seized.
Which authorities have federal jurisdiction to check the Bill of Lading Supplement (Complemento Carta Porte)?
The National Guard, Mexico's Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications, and Transportation (SICT), sanitary authorities, and the SAT.
What is the Bill of Lading Supplement (Complemento Carta Porte) and what is it for?
Is an electronic format to carry out and cover the transfer of goods and/or merchandise within Mexican territory for cargo transport.
What is fuel surcharge?
Fuel surcharge is a mechanism used to balance fluctuations in fuel costs in the logistics industry.
What types of insurance are necessary for a cross-border export?
For a cross-border export, shippers need cargo insurance, insurance for commercial risks, and insurance for civil responsibility.
What documents are needed to export from Mexico to the US?
If you’re a business exporting from Mexico to the US, you will need the following documentation.
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Can Nuvocargo assist with urgent loads?
Yes! The Nuvocargo sales team is happy to assist you at any time.
Is Nuvocargo CTPAT certified?
Nuvocargo partners with a wide network of carriers with the highest quality and safety standards.
What type of trucking equipment does Nuvocargo provide?
Nuvocargo offers the best capacity solutions for its customers.
What are Nuvocargo's main routes?
Nuvocargo focuses on cross-border shipments between Mexico, USA and Canada crossing only through Laredo.
What industries does Nuvocargo focus on?
Nuvocargo is equipped to handle the needs of the majority of industries and has clients across a wide variety of sectors.
What are the requirements to use the Nuvocargo platform?
The Nuvocargo platform is simple, intuitive and completely free for all our customers.
Carriers: Everything you need to know to upload your invoices for payment
This new system will streamline the processing and coordination of payments, as well as reduce the number of invoice rejections.
What is CTPAT?
CTPAT stands for Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism and is part of CBP's cargo enforcement strategy
How long does it usually take to cross the border for cargo trucks?
The border process for cargo trucks takes time, and how much, will vary based on demand.
What services can Nuvocargo provide for cross-border shipments?
For through-trailer cross-border shipments, Nuvocargo can provide services ranging from freight forwarding to insurance in US and Mexico.
What's the difference between an LTL and an FTL?
LTL and FTL are modes of cargo transport, but as their name suggests there's a key difference between the two: quantity of goods shipped.
When to choose through-trailer vs. transloading?
There are pros and cons to both options, however transloading has become the preferred one due to increased capacity and competitive prices.
Your cross-border shipping checklist
Not all shipments are the same, and depending on your specific needs, you might have to choose a particular carrier, truck type, unit, etc.
Who are the main actors involved in a cross-border shipment?
It's important to know each actor involved in a cross-border operation and the role each one plays to ensure its success.
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