Ventus Global Logistics and the ports of Mexico – Port of Ensenada

Ensenada Port

The Port of Ensenada is located in the northwest corner of Mexico, in the state of Baja California, a strategic point in the Pacific basin, just 110 kilometers from the border of Mexico with the United States of America and at the head of the Municipality of Ensenada, bordering to the north with the states of California and Arizona and to the south with Baja California.

For the movement by land of the cargo that has as origin or destination the port, the three most important roads are the Tijuana – Ensenada highway and the Tijuana – Ensenada and Tecate – Ensenada federal highways. The highway is of high specifications (4 lanes and 2 bodies) and through it the largest flows of cargo handled are transported. The three roads indicated are the basic links to connect the Port with the main road network of the United States of America.

It is a marine port of the coastal breakwater type, with terminals of national and international lines, it should be noted that within the international lines, the Ensenada Port maintains import and export activity with countries such as China, Korea, Japan, the United States, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Russia, Venezuela, Jamaica, Nicaragua, among others and within the operations in the port system there are: Containerized cargo, general cargo, agricultural bulk, mineral bulk, shipyards, fluids, fishing, marinas and cruises.

Currently the lines that arrive at the port of Ensenada are: APL China Shipping, CMA-CGM, CSAV, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk, NYK and MOL and the main import goods that arrive at said Port are Wheat, Metal-Scrap, Seafood, Electronics, Pork, Cotton, Toys, Glass.

Having received the Maritime Prize of the Americas (WFP); for becoming the first green port in Mexico and the second in Latin America; The Port of Ensenada, considers starting an alliance with the research and efficiency company of RightShip, which allows to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the port. Firstly, by implementing a programme, which will have the task of making ships less polluting.

Ventus Global Logistics offers the services of a customs agency, its extensive Commercial Relationship with some of the Shipping Companies that arrive at the Port and land transport in Ensenada. Contact us if you need to move containers. We have the necessary equipment to cover all transport needs and logistical support to complement your supply chain.

Ventus Global Logistics and the ports of Mexico – Port of Altamira

Mexico is ranked 11th out of the 20 countries with the highest global exports and the Port of Altamira is among the top 5 principal ports in the country.

An estimated 80% of global trade moves by sea.

The National Port System has 102 ports and 15 out-of-port terminals that connect companies operating in Mexico with 145 countries. According to official information, it is distributed as follows:

The National Port System of Mexico consists of 5 main ports

The Port of Altamira has positioned itself as the main entrance for the handling of goods in International Trade, of the Central and Bajio Zones of the Mexican Republic. The construction of the port of Altamira was carried out in an unpopulated area, which allowed it to take an area of 1,600 hectares of land, over the years the port has been developed until container ships entered, after this the port was developed to the point that it now has terminals for multiple uses. Today the port is composed of terminals for bulk carriers, for chemical cargoes and for liquefied gas. During the period from January to September of this year, the Port has operated more than 16.5 million tons, registering an increase of 27% compared to the same period of the previous year, and 1,451 ships served through its different port terminals, which represents an increase of 16%.

In the course of this year the Port of Altamira has added new cargo projects that have led to the increase in its loads, an example of this is loose general cargo, which presents a growth of 78% compared to what was operated in the same period of the previous year, mobilizing at the end of September more than 3 million tons, Among them stands out the movement of finished cars with 230 thousand 940 units, and a growth of 19% in this line of business.

On the other hand, the mineral bulk cargo had a significant growth, reporting 19% with a movement that reached 4 million tons, and as for agricultural bulk, 829,139 tons were mobilized through the port area resulting in an increase of 37% compared to the previous period.

Ventus Global Logistics offers customs agency services and its extensive commercial relationship with some of the 21 shipping companies that arrive at the port and of whom we are business partners.

These are the main shipping companies with which Ventus Global Logistics is a partner:

Today the Port of Altamira occupies the 1st place in the total movement of petrochemical fluids, 2nd in the handling of cars through the Gulf of Mexico and the 4th place in the total movement of cargo nationwide and containers, which makes it one of the 4 most important ports in the country.

And as for land transport in Altamira, do not hesitate to contact us if you have needs to move containers from Altamira to the entire Mexican Republic. We have the necessary resources to cover all transport needs and logistical support to complement and offer high quality services.

Ventus Global Logistics is headquartered in Laredo, TX and has distribution centers in Laredo, TX and Monterrey, NL. Contact us today for all of your freight forwarding needs.

Port of Veracruz

The Port of Veracruz is Part of the National Port System in Mexico

The Port of Veracruz is among the most secure commercial ports in Mexico.  A port where we work taking care of the environment, developing technology, and standardizing its processes.

The Port of Veracruz has a modern service infrastructure that places it as a national leader in the movement of agricultural bulks, cars, and containers in the Gulf of Mexico.  Its customs operations is the first Maritime Customs of Mexico for the value of its goods and the second for the total volume of cargo, but it is also the only one in the country with review of its goods through Gamma Ray equipment, X-rays, access control, and closed circuit cameras.

Veracruz in its perspective towards the future advances in the work of the expansion towards the area known as Bahía de Vergara, which guarantees the sustainable growth of one of the most competitive poles of Mexican foreign trade.

Ventus offers you in the Port of Veracruz the services of customs brokerage, extensive Commercial Relationships with Shipping Companies of whom we are commercial partners, and a solid business relationship with the Operator in port.

Contact Ventus Global Logistics today for a free quote on shipment of your good into and out off Mexico.

Customs Brokerage Services in the of Port of Lazaro Cardenas

Ventus Global Logistics offers Customs Broker services in the port of Lazaro Cardenas which your company can benefit from. Read on to learn how having a customs broker in Lazaro Cardenas benefits your import/ export operations. Last week we mentioned information regarding the most important ports in Mexico, but so that you do not forget, in this article we list the most important facts.

  • Mexico is located in position 11 of the 20 countries with the highest global exports.
  • Our country has high-level logistics centers
  • 80% of global trade moves by sea.

The National Port System has 102 ports and 15 out-of-port terminals that connect the country's companies with 145 countries. According to official information, it is distributed as follows:

Mexico's National Port System

These are the top 5 most important ports in Mexico's National Port System:

  • Port of Manzanillo (search for information in the gazette 7)
  • Port of Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Port of Veracruz
  • Port of Altamira
  • Port of Ensenada

Customs Brokerage Service in Port of Lázaro Cárdenas

Port of Lázaro Cárdenas is located on the Pacific coast in the state of Colima is considered the largest in the country. The port area has 1,500 hectares for the development of new businesses and terminals. Lázaro Cárdenas is the only port in Mexico with a depth of 18.00 meters. It is also the only protected port that can receive vessels of up to 170 thousand tons of displacement.

It has a rail and road connections to the main economic and industrial zones of Mexico and the east coast of the United States through 15 established intermodal corridors and a modern highway.

It serves automotive containerized cargo, mineral bulk, general cargo, agricultural bulk, and fluids.

Currently there are 17 shipping lines operating in the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas with 29 commercial maritime services that connect Lázaro Cárdenas with 38 points in 15 countries in Asia and America:

  • Hapag-Lloyd
  • Evergreen Holding Group
  • APL
  • CSAV
  • CCNI
  • Maerskline
  • China Shipping Container Lines
  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
  • Hamburg Süd
  • Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • Wan Hai Lines
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine
  • Hanjin Shipping
  • NYK Line
  • Pacific International Lines

Lazaro Cardenas Port

Rail Connection

  • Lázaro Cárdenas - Altamira/Tampico
  • Possibility of developing a transoceanic corridor Asia-Lázaro Cárdenas-Altamira-Europa Lázaro Cárdenas - Cuautitlán
  • Shortest corridor in the Pacific. Direct connection with internal customs railway terminal Lázaro Cárdenas - Guadalajara
  • Lázaro Cárdenas – Monterrey
  • Connection with intermodal terminal It has internal customs office Lázaro Cárdenas - Pantaco
  • Shortest Pacific corridor to the highest consumption area of the country, direct connection with railway terminal internal customs Lázaro Cárdenas - Querétaro
  • Connection to the main industrial area of the Bajío Direct connection to intermodal terminal Lázaro Cárdenas - San Luis Potosi
  • Direct connection to the intermodal terminal, it has a Lázaro Cárdenas customs office - Tóluca
  • Connection to the industrial zone in the center of the country, connection to the Lázaro Cárdenas railway terminal - Veracruz
  • Connection with the port that operates the largest number of containers in the Gulf of Mexico, possibility of developing a transoceanic corridor Asia - Lázaro Cardenas - Altamira - Europe The port operator for both terminals is HPH.

Ventus offers you customs broker services in Lazaro Cardenas sea port. We have extensive Commercial Relationships with Shipping Companies of which we are commercial partners. We also have a solid business relationship with the strongest connectivity operator, the Kansas Southern City Port, also offering you its customs agency services at the intermodal terminal destinations mentioned in this article.

Contact us today for a free quote on logistic services.

Top 5 Ports in Mexico and Ventus Global Logistics

Sea ports in Mexico experience high trade activity and no wonder. Mexico is ranked 13th largest export economy in the world and Mexico's export industry is thus very broad. In 2019 Mexico imported $433B worth of goods according to the OEC. According to figures compiled by Statista, it ranks 11th out of the 20 countries with the highest global exports. With this high global trade activity, it is natural that our country has high-level logistics centers, especially in the sea port sector since 80% of global trade moves by sea.

The National Port System has 102 ports and 15 out-of-port terminals that connect the country's companies with 145 countries. According to official information, it is distributed as follows:

Mexico's National Port System

The situation remained complex during 2020, as it is reported that the Mexico port system operated 7.7% less compared to the same period of 2019 (93 million 551 thousand 487 tons of cargo, compared to 101 million 337 thousand 266 tons in 2019).

High-altitude ports in Mexico – which serve national and international flows – as well as domestic ports – remain a crucial element for the development of Mexico's trade with the world. With that in mind, we share data on the main Maritime Ports of our country where Ventus Global Logistics has coverage to support your Foreign Trade operations.

The National Port System of Mexico

Ventus Global Logistics has customs offices in: Manzanillo, Lázaro Cárdenas, Veracruz, Altamira, and Ensenada

Port of Manzanillo

This port located on the Pacific coast in the state of Colima is considered the largest sea port in Mexico. In addition to being a vital entry point for importers and exporters from Asia, it is also the main port for goods destined for the center of the country, especially Mexico City. The main activity of the port is foreign trade, since it generates more foreign exchange than local trade and tourism, and is the main source of income for the state of Colima.

The exports that mostly pass through the port of Manzanillo are distributed to Canada, the United States, Colombia, Guatemala, Ecuador and Chile. The most exported products of this port are sugar, beer, copper, steel pipes, resin and coal.

The Port of Manzanillo

Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and China, represents a total of 26% of all imports and 39% of all exports from this port.

The port of Manzanillo has terminals that are designed to handle general cargo, perishable products, agricultural products, and even vehicles and cruise ships.

Ventus has offices located 10 minutes from the port of Manzanillo giving it a competitive advantage in saving time for the import and export of all types of goods. Contact us today to get a customized free no obligation quote for your business today.

Cooper Lighting Will Occupy Second 3PL Warehouse In Our Monterrey Distribution Center

Cooper Lighting

Dear Ventus family, we inform you that yesterday our second 3PL distribution center officially opened in Cienega de Flores NL, Mexico! Congratulations to the entire team that made this great achievement possible, seeing opportunities where there were problems. Our client Cooper Lighting will occupy the space to manage more than 4,000 pallets per month.

For 3PL logistics services across North America contact us today!

new distribution center

second 3pl distribution center

SAT Confirmed The Deadline For The Carta Porte Complement



Dear Customers,

After several working groups where CANACAR raised awareness about the challenges to comply with the Carta Porte Complement: Raquel Buenrostro, head of the SAT (Servicio de Administración Tributaria), confirmed the extension so that it will enter into force in January 2022.

The Tax Administration Service is the revenue service of the Mexican federal government.
SAT Servicio de Administración Tributaria
CANACAR La Cámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga

Kurtz Ersa Has Chosen Ventus Global Logistics To Carry Out Customs Operations

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It is a pleasure to share with all of you one more of the continuous success stories that have been achieved by Ventus Globla Logistics.

Thursday of last week we were notified that Ventus Global Logistics has been awarded winner in the tender carried out by the company Kurtz Ersa.

Kurtz Ersa, a corporation based in Germany is a technology corporation with a 240-year tradition. Kurtz Ersa focuses on three business areas, production of equipment for the electronics industry, molding machines and automation, and offers innovative solutions for the manufacturing industry.

The customs operations will be carried out in Guadalajara, Jalisco and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. Today we are carrying out the first customs operations.

None of us is as good as all of us put together.

NatureSweet Invernaderos Is Partnering With Ventus Global Logistics

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NatureSweet Logo

It is a pleasure to share with all of you one more success story that has been achieved through our business development initiatives.

In recent days we were notified that Ventus Global Logistics has been crowned winner in the tender carried out by the company NatureSweet Invernaderos.

NatureSweet Invernaderos was founded in 1990, and since then has managed to sell its production of "ripe tomatoes with their vine" and other vegetables, becoming today the largest producer of greenhouse grown produce in North America.

The customs operations will be in:

  • Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
  • Reynosa, Tamaulipas
  • Altamira Tamaulipas
  • Nogales, Sonora
  • Manzanillo, Colima
  • Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • As well as Mexico City among others

Ventus Global Logistics will be providing consolidated air, land, maritime, and special operations for NatureSweet Invernaderos. Congratulations to all of you who make these achievements possible!

Patent Grant Bulletin

Dear Ventus Global Logistics Family

We are hereby pleased to inform you that our Ventus Global Logistics family is living one of the most honorable moments in the history of the company, as you know our Foreign Trade operations for a period of 33 years was represented under patent 3123 of the Customs Agent Mr. Enrique L. Resendez Cuellar, after a hard work on May 26 of the current year, was published in the Official Journal of the Federation, the granting of patent of Customs Agent to his son Mr. Enrique L. Resendez Covarrubias, from the current date the patent that will represent our operations of Foreign Trade is the patent 1860.

Our total thanks to the Customs Agent Lic. Enrique L. Resendez Covarrubias for all the support and commitment provided from 1988 to the present day, in this way the corporate objectives of our organization are fulfilled, and a new stage begins, which must maintain the legacy of success and commitment of patent 3123, always governed by the loyalty and spirit of service that for years has characterized us.

Our heartfelt congratulations

  • Broker: Lic. Enrique L. Resendez Covarrubias
  • Patent: 1860
  • Customs of secondment – Nuevo Laredo Tamaulipas
  • Alternate Customs: Guadalajara Jal. San Luis Potosí SLP, Nuevo Laredo Tamaulipas, Manzanillo C.