Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. said today it has opened a second warehouse in Laredo, Texas, to support the growing demand for import and export logistics services to and from Mexico.
The 43,000-square-foot facility is located approximately 3.5 miles from the company's main Laredo campus, according to the Secaucus, N.J.-based third-party logistics provider. Between the two locations, Yusen Logistics now offers more than 150,000 square feet of warehouse space in the Laredo area.
Yusen is focusing its efforts in Laredo on the automotive logistics sector, said Ben Escarcega, director, Integrated Solutions Group, in a statement.
The new warehouse features a 26-foot clear ceiling height, with 15 dock doors and 30 trailer parking positions. Services include warehouse distribution, U.S. customs brokerage, intermodal and over-the-road transportation, and trailer parking spot leasing. There is also a Mexican customs broker onsite, Yusen said.