The termination of daylight savings time could affect cross border logistics. On Wednesday, Mexico’s senate ratified a bill which would permanently end daylight savings time across the country by a 56-29 vote. The bill had already been approved by Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies earlier this month and was backed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
In 1996, daylight savings time was adopted by Mexico in order to synchronize with their largest trader partner at the time, the United States. For years there has been push back stemming from the negative effects daylight savings time has on mental health as well as other reasons such as the minimal energy savings derived from it.
An important thing to note is the removal of daylight savings time will only affect specific Mexican states. Mexican border states such as Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas, will keep daylight savings time in order to stay synchronized with the United States.
“I personally don’t think this will cause any major disturbances in supply chains or delivery of raw/finished goods. Maybe there will need to be a few adjustments on the times things can be delivered, as if you are planning a shipment to arrive at a certain time now, you will need to make adjustments to the new time”Joshua Rubin, vice president of the Javid Group
The Javid Group is a shelter company that facilitates foreign companies setting up manufacturing in Mexico. Javid is based in Nogales, Mexico, in the Mexican state of Sonora, which keeps DST to stay synchronized with neighboring Arizona.
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