US shippers are calling for the use of trade security programmes to end congestion at the Mexican border by fast-tracking ‘known’ shippers.
Cargo carriers are currently experiencing a 10-fold increase in processing times along the US southern border amid a dearth of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents, who have been redeployed to process migrants.
Crossing times at various junctures of the border jumped from 50 minutes to up to nine hours …
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