START will promote South Texas’ ports - South Texas Alliance for Regional Trade

Apr 16, 2013


Land. Sea. Air.
Those are the three words three ports are using to tell the world that South Texas can service all kinds of freight through a newly formed alliance called START. START stands for South Texas Alliance for Regional Trade.
Port San Antonio is air. Port Corpus Christi is sea. Port Laredo is land.
The capabilities overlap, of course, especially as freight is moved from one mode of transportation to another at all three ports.
START’s roots go back about two years ago when the heads of the three ports met to discuss how their communications staffs could work together better. The idea grew beyond that to where the ports as a whole will market their varying strengths as a regional package.

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