Shipping in Mexico
Besides as carrying containers by sea, Sealand - A Maersk Company can also arrange overland container transport, giving you a convenient, reliable door-to-door service. We ensure that your products are moved at the right time to the right place. Whatever your need for inland transportation is, you can count on us to deliver an effective and cost efficient inland service.
Supported inland service modes in Mexico
Our inland services connect key inland service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world. With rail coverage, trucking, barge, and depots, you don’t need to transact with multiple suppliers or coordinate several hand overs.
|Location and Depot||Connection|
|Mexico City -Ferrovalle -APMT Cuautitlan|
|Toluca -Puerta Mexico|
|Hidalgo -Terminal inland services Logistica de Hidalgo|
|Monterrey -ALPASA- Salinas Victoria -IMEX Escobedo|
|Guadalajara -IMI -IMEX Guadalajara -Jalmex|
|San Luis Potosi -Borderless -Interpuerto|
Inland haulage includes transportation from vendors to the port of shipment, and from discharge port to the point of stripping the ocean container by truck and / or rail.
We ensure that your products are moved at the right time to the right place. Whatever your need for inland transportation, you can count on us to deliver an effective and cost efficient inland haulage service.
Our offering includes:
- Multiple modes of transport
- Large network of quality transport providers
- Constant monitoring and quality assurance
- Timely pick-up and delivery
- One-stop-shopping combining your land and ocean transport needs
|For more details about our services, please contact us:|
|Phone:||Sales +52 5550 103500|
Please note the following restrictions that apply.
- No OOG cargo
- No acceptance of reefer, nors, imo and special equipment under rail or rail+truck mode
- Acceptance of IMO is limited. Please check with PCM availability
- Maximum weight allowed, please refer to table below
- No acceptance of 45HQ and 20'RF containers
|Container Type / Size||Mode of Transportation||Port||Remarks|
|Lázaro Cardenas||Manzanillo / Altamira / Veracruz|
|20DRY||All truck / Tandem||0- 23 Ton||0- 23 Ton|
|All truck / Single||23-25 Ton||23-25 Ton||Plus 40% from Inland rate|
|RCO across metropolitan Area**||0- 27 Ton||0- 23 Ton|
|RCO across metropolitan Area with overweight||Not allowed||23-27 Ton||Plus 30% from Inland rate|
|RCO out of Metropolitan Area||0- 23 Ton||0- 23 Ton|
|40DRY / 40HDRY||All truck / Tandem||0 - 21.5 Ton||0 - 21.5 Ton|
|All truck / Single||21.5 - 23 Ton||21.5 - 23 Ton|
|RCO across metropolitan Area||0 - 25 Ton||0 - 25 Ton|
|RCO across metropolitan Area with overweight||Not allowed||Not allowed|
|RCO out of Metropolitan Area||0 - 21.5 Ton||0 - 21.5 Ton|
|40REEFER||All truck||0- 23 Ton||0- 23 Ton|
** Cargo weight allowed based on local regulation NOM012
|** Metropolitan Area Locations|
|All locations different from below list are not consider as"Metropolitan area"and rates and weight limits should be considered as "foreign movements"|
|Ciudad de México||MXMEX (Mexico City)|
|Pedro Escobedo||MXQUR (Queretaro)|
|Santa Rosa de Jauregui|
|San Luis Potosi||MXSLP (San Luis Potosí)|
|San Nicolas de los Garza|
Inland Mexican regulations:
NOM-087-SCT-2-2017:regulates driving and rest times for the inland sector. Unit’s operators must take a 30 minutes break after driving 5 hours, and 8 hours after driving 14 hours.
|Driven hours||Mandatory break|
|5 hours||30 mins|
|14 hours||8 hours|
Compliance with this rule will be regulated by the SCT Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes https://www.gob.mx/sct , and the Secretaría de Gobernación https://www.gob.mx/segob ,and the Federal Police https://www.gob.mx/policiafederal.
Versión en español: Intermodal Service Catalogue MX ESP_.pdf
Versión en inglés: Intermodal Service Catalogue ENG.pdf
Import and Export All Truck: Delivery Order (Import)/Booking request (Export) must be received with at least 72 hours prior Customs clearance (Import) or loading date (Export).
Import and Export Rail+Truck: Delivery Order (Import)/Booking request (Export) must be received with at least 24 hours prior Customs clearance (Import) or loading date (Export).
For general information about equipment dimensions and capacity go to:
Live load/unload free time
All customers will have 8 hours free time to live load/unload containers after container arrives to the warehouse.
SD (Carrier) requirements
To avoid delays, it is required to provide the next details on your Export and Import requests:
- Warehouse contact: Name and phone number.
- Customs Agent details: Name, Phone number, email address.
- Is it full or single: in case you require single movement extra cost needs to be accepted with the legend “Sencillo cargo aceptado”.
- Special requirements: Chassis, Platform, security equipment etc.
Where to place it?
Export: on the “Instrucciones del transporte” field in your booking request.
Import: On the “Comentarios/Requerimientos especiales/ (ejemplo: Chasis, Plataforma, etc.)” field in your Delivery order format.