Laredo is a major transportation and trade hub located on the US-Mexico border. It is the center of the primary trade route connecting Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The city’s economy is primarily based on its status as a vital shipping hub on the border.

The city is a cross-cultural melting pot, mixing American and Mexican traditions in a celebration of both heritages. It’s hot semi-arid climate is perfect for anyone seeking warm winters and hot summers. The low cost of housing and living expenses make Laredo an attractive city for relocation.

At a Glance
R+L Truckload Laredo
4310 Pan American Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78045

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Local Attractions:
  • Washington’s Birthday Celebration – this month-long festival is held in February every year, attracting tourists and locals alike.
  • Lake Casa Blanca – escape the city and visit this picturesque retreat located just east of Laredo.
Fast Facts:
  • Population: 236,091
  • Nickname: The Gateway City
  • Fun Fact: Laredo became the first “official” Port of Entry on the U.S./Mexico border in 1851