CANACAR

AcronymDefinition
CANACARCámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga (Mexico)
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CANACAR said the Calderon government should have taken a tougher negotiating stance to allow more truckers access to US highways instead of simply taking the opportunity to repair trade relations with the US.
A small number found their Mexican partner through other carriers (n = 3) or through the ATA or Mexico's trucking association, CANACAR (n = 1).
In a statement, CANACAR said it approved the signing of a cooperative agreement with Roadway Express and other carriers, since these businesses consented to observe each nation's cabotage laws under the terms of NAFTA.
Michael Archual, Celadon's Executive Vice President -- Mexico, stated, "The distinction CANACAR has provided Celadon is recognition of both organizations' total commitment to the advancement of Mexico as a key NAFTA trading partner.
Still, CANACAR president Jose Refugio Munoz said the program only shows a "good intention" if US and Mexican authorities cannot resolve a much larger problem, which is the amount of time it takes for cargo to cross the border into the US.
While CANACAR strongly supported the initiative, most other private business organizations expressed strong reservations about the bill.
CANACAR also threatened to call for a nationwide transportation strike if Fox decides to allow US trucks greater access to Mexico, as he has hinted.
But CANACAR, the Confederacion Nacional de Autotransporte de Mexico (CONATRAM), and other organizations later questioned the inequities in the US law, which will apply tougher restrictions on Mexican drivers than on US and Canadian counterparts.
The majority of people in the United States don't want Mexican trucks to go there, and we told our president that we don't want to go, either," said CANACAR president Manuel Gomez.
CANACAR said these guidelines are discriminatory because they are not applied to US and Canadian truck drivers.
But Quintanilla said CANACAR would offer a more detailed response after officials from the organization have reviewed the new US guidelines with Derbez and Communications Secretary Pedro Cerisola.
35 billion to modernize its aging fleet, which on average is about 16 years old, CANACAR president Miguel Quintanilla Rebollar recently told reporters.