Otay Mesa Chamber Advocating in Mexico City

 

Otay Mesa Chamber President Lalo Acosta and Board Member Patty Alvarez joined the San Diego Regional Chamber Mexico City Delegation trip to advocate for the many important projects pertinent to our Otay Mesa community. Word is Mexico is ready and well positioned to review and upgrade NAFTA.
INAMI, the Mexican Agency responsible for immigration issues and work permits, announced important changes to the FMM card, which US citizens need to file to visit Mexico (for business or pleasure). The major change is that the 180-day FMM card can now be officially used for multiple entries; You can apply for…

 

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New FMCSA Mandate for Truckers could have Major Impact in Border Region

 

New FMCSA Mandate for Truckers could have Major Impact in Border Region

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is requiring all truckers working in the US, the use of electronic logging devices instead of paper logs. These electronic devices start registering how many hours a driver operates a truck from the moment the engine is started. Paper logs are somewhat more subjective because wait times at the ports of entry can be long and underestimated, meaning truckers may have to hire additional drivers to complete their trips or delay cargo delivery until the next…

 

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Mexican Customs’ Modernization Plan

 

The Otay Mesa Port of Entry will be one of the first land ports of entry to be used as a pilot for the PITA program. This state of the art system will basically automate cargo customs clearance through a paperless and human-less process. As trucks pass through lanes of inspection, RFID technology connected to the risk management system will analyze the merchandise info and let the truck driver know if it needs to be sent to secondary inspection through a message displayed in a screen. No booths or inspectors will be at the lanes of inspection and the system…

 

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OTAY MESA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

9163 Siempre Viva Rd. Suite I-2.
San Diego, CA 92154

(619) 661-6111

(619) 661-6178

info@otaymesa.org





 

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