Welcome to Spring. I don’t know about you but I am pretty tired of winter and looking forward to some sun and warmth here in New York City. I have received my package for the IMUA annual meeting and remind you that if you have not registered you should head over to the IMUA web site (after reading this report, of course) and sign up at www.imua.org. I am looking forward to meeting so many of you there.
This month we report:
MEXICAN STANDOFF? – President Obama has pulled the cross-border pilot program. In response to that directive, Mexico has imposed tariffs on approximately 90 products which is expected to cost millions. In other NAFTA news, a government funded intelligence group has issued a warning to trucking companies operating near the border. There is a high security risk as truckers are being exposed to violence and hijacking as a result of the Mexican drug wars. Apparently a number of hijacking rings have already been located and disbanded. Read More