Since the trucking regulations between the U.S. and Canada have recently changed, Mexican trucking companies are slowly gaining approval to use the cross-border routes for their businesses. Recently, the third trucking business based in Mexico was approved for their long-distance service into the U.S., reports Trucking Info.
The company, Moises Alvarez Perez, will be among the first businesses approved for this initial program that is in its pilot stage. If successful, the borders may be opened to more Mexican companies in the future, but for now the access granted is limited and closely monitored. The first company approved, Transportes Olympic, has begun to haul freight, while the second, Grupo Behr de Baja California, is still being reviewed for clearance.
Moises Alvarez Perez has headquarters in Tijuana and specializes in refrigerated foods, such as seafood, says the audited application on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's website. The company plans to send one driver who has completed their CDL training across the border per month. The company had to fill out an extensive questionnaire to be granted cross-border access for their big rig.
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