Complete Nearshoring Solutions

As a leading 3PL provider in North America, we have the only fully integrated nearshoring solutions for your supply chain that are driven by our experienced people and proprietary technology. We offer you the industry’s most trusted and customizable solutions that enable you to nearshore your operation with warehousing, transportation, security, cross-border movements, and cross-docking. We are the only provider in the industry with a vast North American footprint that gives you the network, infrastructure, and safety to keep business moving with enhanced control, visibility, and flexibility. Want to learn more? Click below for a free consultation with one of our nearshoring experts.

Reliable, Safe, Secure

Nearshore Expertise for Your Supply Chain

We offer one of the safest and most secure solutions in the industry when it comes to nearshoring your business. What’s more? With Ryder, you have access to the largest North American third-party logistics (3PL) network that includes 100M+ sq. ft. of warehouse space, transportation services, over 356,000 annual border crossings, strategically located cross docks, and 45,000 qualified carriers.

  • Cross Border

    Cross Border

    Ryder’s cross border solutions streamline the flow of products from manufacturing and distribution facilities to final destinations. We have the experience to improve border performance and drive down costs with the commitment to exceed your expectations. In turn, your freight gets to its destination safely, securely, and on time. We hold key industry certifications, such as C-TPAT and AEO, to ensure faster, more secure trade while reducing inspections and fees for customers. As a result we manage more than 30,000 cross border shipments monthly, more than any other provider in the industry.

  • Warehousing & Cross-Docking

    Warehousing & Cross-Docking

    Customizing solutions for companies across more than 20 industries including automotive, industrial, aerospace, and technology, our solutions improve inventory management, pick and pack accuracy, and speed-to-market, while giving you more control of your business. Whether you need complete warehouse and distribution management or cross-dock solutions, Ryder has you covered. This includes flexible short- and long-term warehousing, and a vast network of strategically placed cross docks so you can speed products to market.

  • Transportation Services

    Transportation Services

    We work with vetted U.S. and Mexican carriers, customer representatives, and customs brokers to ensure your products get where they need to go on time and in full. We deliver unparalleled visibility of shipments through every step of the border crossing process, including: coordination of all security processes and inspections, track and trace, progress and exception communications, and performance monitoring.

  • Security

    Security

    The safety and security of your products, and drivers, is our top priority. We implement proven processes and procedures designed to strengthen supply chain security while complying with governmental regulations and your requirements. Our proprietary track and trace software, security best practices, and relationships allow for secure handling of freight as it moves across North America. It’s why we’ve been recognized as a top provider for safety and security by Inbound Logistics Magazine.

Ryder Cross Border by the Numbers

30,000+

Monthly cross border freight movements

1-2 hours

Average time for border crossings

99%

Incident free cross border shipments

Why Ryder?

Our unique port-to-door solutions give you everything you need from a single source so you can nearshore your operation, improve efficiency, and get your products to customers quickly and accurately.

Supply Chain Expertise

Experienced Workforce

Innovative Technology

Ryder Mexico

For nearly 30 years, we have provided comprehensive cross-border solutions to customers, including manufacturing support, warehousing and distribution, transportation logistics, customs clearance, Foreign Trade Zone access, and more—all supported by best-in-class security protocols.

U.S. and Mexico Expertise

Ryder Mexico manages more than 250,000 freight movements annually across the entire Mexican border, supporting customers in the automotive, industrial, technology, and consumer packaged goods industries. We also operate 10+ million square feet of multiclient and dedicated warehouse and yard space across Mexico. Ryder also holds key industry certifications, such as C-TPAT and AEO, to ensure faster, more secure trade while reducing inspections and fees.

Ryder Mexico by the Numbers

1994

Ryder began operating in Mexico

10M+

Sq. ft. of warehouse space managed across 15 locations and growing

180+

Contracted carriers in Mexico

Ryder Canada

Ryder provides customized solutions in Canada with the technology to power it, and the people to operationalize it so you can maximize the flexibility, efficiency, and sustainability of your supply chain.

U.S. and Canada Expertise

With more than 40 years of experience in Canada, we help companies like yours gain more control of their supply chain, enhance the movement of their goods, and keep customers satisfied. Our port-to-door supply chain solutions in Canada include dedicated & multiclient warehouse management, distribution management, e-commerce fulfillment, transportation management, dedicated transportation, and cross-border services.

Canada by the Numbers

1970

Ryder began operating in Canada

900+

Trained drivers

300+

Carriers under contract
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Speak to our nearshoring experts and learn how Ryder can help you overcome your nearshoring challenges.

What you can expect

Our top consultants will provide you with a free nearshoring solutions consultation. You can discuss one of three top challenges companies face: network redesign, safety and security, or regulatory requirements.

  • Network redesign analyzes your current network and challenges to see how to improve efficiencies and get products to market faster.
  • Safety and security reviews your current processes, and how to enhance safety through proven solutions and proprietary track and trace technology.
  • Regulatory requirements look at challenges you may have and explain how our solutions can ensure complete compliance.

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  • Network Redesign
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  • Regulatory Requirement
  • All of the above
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How does Ryder help companies with nearshoring?

    • Nearshoring refers to the practice of transferring business operations or processes to a nearby country, typically one that shares a border or is in proximity geographically. This strategy contrasts with offshoring, where operations are moved to a distant country, often on a different continent. Over the years, nearshoring to Mexico has become increasingly popular among companies in the United States because of its many benefits, such as lower costs, decreased lead times, and increased efficiency. However, the impact of nearshoring doesn’t stop there, as it has been the catalyst for different trends in U.S.-Mexico cross-border trade.

    • Nearshoring has gained increasing popularity, driven not solely by cost considerations but also by a range of other benefits. This trend is not entirely novel, as companies have been outsourcing various aspects of their operations for decades. Embracing nearshoring offers shippers and businesses several advantages, including:

      Cost savings: By relocating production closer to end-users, companies can realize significant cost reductions, particularly in transportation expenses when shipping goods back into North America, with Mexico emerging as a key destination.

      Speed to market: Proximity to customers and suppliers translates to quicker delivery of products and materials, aligning with the demands of today’s fast-paced global economy.

      Closer proximity to suppliers and customers enables shippers to monitor the production process closely, ensuring adherence to quality standards. It facilitates quicker responses to any issues that may arise during production.

      Why is there a rise in cross-border logistics between U.S., Mexico, and Canada?

      The surge in cross-border logistics between the United States, Mexico, and Canada stems from various factors contributing to a more integrated North American economy.

      • The establishment of trade agreements like NAFTA and its successor, USMCA, has significantly eased trade barriers and tariffs, fostering a conducive environment for cross-border commerce. This environment promotes cost-effective transportation and logistics operations because of the proximity of the three countries, enabling companies to capitalize on shorter transit times and reduced transportation expenses. The region’s highly integrated supply chains facilitate seamless movement of goods and components across borders, optimizing production processes and responsiveness to market demands.
      • Access to expanded consumer markets is another driving force behind cross-border logistics, providing opportunities for growth and expansion for businesses across North America.
      • Leveraging each country’s unique strengths and comparative advantages, such as Mexico’s competitive labor costs and Canada’s abundance of natural resources, further enhances the efficiency and competitiveness of cross-border operations. Ongoing investments in infrastructure development, including transportation networks and customs facilities, continue to bolster the reliability and efficiency of cross-border logistics, further fueling the region’s interconnectedness and economic dynamism.
    • The surge in cross-border logistics between the United States, Mexico, and Canada stems from various factors contributing to a more integrated North American economy. The establishment of trade agreements like NAFTA and its successor, USMCA, has significantly eased trade barriers and tariffs, fostering a conducive environment for cross-border commerce. This environment promotes cost-effective transportation and logistics operations because of the proximity of the three countries, enabling companies to capitalize on shorter transit times and reduced transportation expenses. The region’s highly integrated supply chains facilitate seamless movement of goods and components across borders, optimizing production processes and responsiveness to market demands. Access to expanded consumer markets is another driving force behind cross-border logistics, providing opportunities for growth and expansion for businesses across North America. Leveraging each country’s unique strengths and comparative advantages, such as Mexico’s competitive labor costs and Canada’s abundance of natural resources, further enhances the efficiency and competitiveness of cross-border operations. Ongoing investments in infrastructure development, including transportation networks and customs facilities, continue to bolster the reliability and efficiency of cross-border logistics, further fueling the region’s interconnectedness and economic dynamism.

    • Nearshoring streamlines supply chain processes in several ways, primarily by reducing distance and improving proximity between production facilities and end markets. By relocating manufacturing or sourcing operations closer to the final destination, nearshoring reduces transportation time and costs associated with moving goods across long distances. This proximity enables companies to respond more quickly to changes in demand, market trends, or disruptions in the supply chain. Nearshoring fosters better collaboration and communication between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers, facilitating a more agile and responsive supply chain network.

      Nearshoring often results in improved inventory management and reduced lead times. With shorter transit times, companies can maintain lower inventory levels while still meeting customer demand, thus minimizing carrying costs and the risk of excess inventory. This leaner inventory model enhances overall supply chain efficiency and reduces the likelihood of stockouts or overstock situations. Reduced lead times enable companies to introduce new products or respond to market demands more rapidly, gaining a competitive edge in dynamic industries.

      Nearshoring enhances quality control and compliance with regulatory standards. Proximity to manufacturing facilities allows for more frequent inspections and oversight of production processes, ensuring adherence to quality standards and regulatory requirements. This close monitoring also enables companies to identify and address issues or defects in real-time, preventing costly disruptions or recalls downstream in the supply chain. By maintaining tighter control over production processes and quality assurance, nearshoring contributes to overall supply chain resilience and customer satisfaction.

    • Truck transportation plays a pivotal role in bolstering nearshoring initiatives by offering flexible and efficient logistics solutions that complement the proximity advantages inherent in nearshoring strategies. One key contribution, trucks serve as the primary mode of transportation for swiftly transporting goods from distribution centers or manufacturing sites directly to customers or retailers. This capability significantly reduces lead times, enhances delivery speed, and ultimately improves customer satisfaction, aligning seamlessly with the objectives of nearshoring.

      The flexibility and agility inherent in truck transportation are helpful in nearshoring operations. Trucks provide companies with the ability to quickly adapt shipping schedules, accommodate fluctuations in demand, and respond promptly to changes in market conditions. In nearshoring scenarios, where production facilities may need to rapidly adjust to evolving customer preferences or supply chain disruptions, this adaptability proves invaluable in maintaining operational efficiency and meeting customer needs effectively.

      Another strength of truck transportation lies in its capacity to offer customized transportation solutions tailored to specific requirements. Whether it’s dedicated trucking services for high-priority shipments, temperature-controlled trucks for perishable goods, or specialized equipment for oversized or hazardous cargo, trucks afford companies the versatility needed to address diverse transportation needs within the nearshoring context. This flexibility enables companies to optimize their transportation strategies to suit the unique characteristics of their nearshoring operations, maximizing efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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