Cargo & Logistics

Air cargo is an essential part of a globalized economy. As global value chains become more complex, the transportation of parts for processing across countries and continents becomes increasingly prevalent. But air cargo in Mexico has grown only slightly during the past decade. Between 2006 and 2015, air passenger traffic grew by 51 percent yet air cargo grew only by 16 percent. However, many players have great expectations for the sector as Mexico strengthens its manufacturing industry.

Local industry is generating specialized, unique logistics solutions for a specific economic sector to differentiate itself and capture a market niche. This chapter will evaluate the major trends that cargo and logistic companies are facing in the country.