JM Rodgers Co, Inc

JM Rodgers Co, Inc

Founded in 1952, J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. is a family-owned and operated Customs House Brokerage. J.M.

Rodgers has a team of professionals with a broad background and experience in all phases of international trade. This allows us, collectively, to keep abreast of the latest drawback rulings by U.S. Customs, ensuring that no available drawback opportunities are overlooked.

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🎄✨ J.M. Rodgers Co. Embraces the Season of Giving - Toys for Tots 2023! ✨🎄

As the holiday season unfolds, we at J.M. Rodgers Co. are thrilled to continue to uphold our annual tradition of giving back. This year, our teams from both the Sparta and Elmont offices have once again united for a heartwarming cause - donating to Toys for Tots!

Our offices in Sparta and Elmont have been abuzz with excitement and generosity. We've collected a remarkable array of toys - from educational games that spark creativity to plush toys that offer comfort. It's a sight to behold, with every item reflecting our collective commitment to bring joy to children in need.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to every member of the J.M. Rodgers family who has contributed to this cause. Your dedication and generosity are the driving forces behind this successful drive. Together, we're not just sharing gifts; we're sharing hope and happiness!

Here's to continuing our tradition of making a positive impact in our communities. Wishing everyone a season filled with joy and warmth!

21/12/2023

J.M. Rodgers Co. has once again partnered with Make-A-Wish New Jersey, marking our seventh consecutive year of contributing to this wonderful organization. This year, we are proud to have donated $3,000, a gesture that holds a special place in our hearts.

Our 2024 contribution has been dedicated to fulfilling a heartwarming wish for Ricky, who dreamed of having his own treehouse - a sanctuary for play, adventure, and limitless dreams. It brings us immense joy to have supported the construction of Ricky's dream treehouse, which will turn his wish into a delightful reality.

J.M. Rodgers Co. is committed to giving back to our community, and our ongoing partnership with Make-A-Wish is a testament to our dedication to compassion, community service, and making impactful changes.

We extend our deepest gratitude to Matt McGovern, J.D. at Make-A-Wish New Jersey, for allowing us to be a part of such life-changing experiences. Together, we're not just building treehouses; we're building hope, joy, and unforgettable memories.

Let's continue to make a difference, one wish at a time!

East Coast Volumes Affected by Panama and Suez Canal Environments and More Industry News 21/12/2023

This Week in Supply Chain News:

·Asia-USA imports move towards the US West Coast ports as security problems in the Suez Canal and levies in the Panama Canal increase Coastal price differences
·Jacksonville and surrounding port areas see continued growth, mirrored by growing volumes
·Retailers predict a strong retail and import season for the start of 2024 after a successful Black Friday
·US ports urge Congress to pass new legislation that will release funding for needed improvement projects
·Port of Los Angeles takes first step in construction of a new 80-acre chassis and container yard

East Coast Volumes Affected by Panama and Suez Canal Environments and More Industry News Import volumes moved away from the US East Coast last month, retailers predict record 2024 import volumes, and more in this week's news roundup

News Roundup: U.S. Warehouses Shed Inventory, Asia To North America Air Cargo Sees Surge & More 14/12/2023

This week:
·The first stage of construction for Los Angeles’ Maritime Support Facility (MSF) begins.
·Labor talks at the Port of Montreal lead shippers to ask for government intervention.
·The US Department of Transportation’s data-sharing and cargo visibility program builds momentum.
·Federal Maritime Commission asked by congressmen to create a national advisory committee for regulators, port authorities, and terminal operators.
·The possibility of East Coast port strikes has shippers weighing up rerouting costs.

News Roundup: U.S. Warehouses Shed Inventory, Asia To North America Air Cargo Sees Surge & More In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at what’s happening around the industry.

News Roundup: Concerns Rise Over Panama Canal Restrictions, President Biden’s Supply Chain Council Has First Meeting & More 01/12/2023

This week:
·There could be some clarity on the horizon on which government agency has oversight over the storage fees railroads charge for ocean containers.
·Ocean Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon is calling for action at Panama Canal in a letter to Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen.
·President Joe Biden convened the inaugural meeting of the White House Council on Supply Chain Resilience on Nov. 27.
·The Port of Oakland saw an 11.8% year-over-year drop in cargo volume in October.
·The Port of Los Angeles saw a 7% year-over-year cargo volume rise, marking the third month in a row that outperformed 2022.

News Roundup: Concerns Rise Over Panama Canal Restrictions, President Biden’s Supply Chain Council Has First Meeting & More In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at what’s happening around the industry.

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🦃 Thanksgiving Charity Update from JMR 🦃

Last week, our team at J.M. Rodgers Co., in partnership with The Rodgers Foundation, embraced the spirit of giving! We're thrilled to share that we donated 40 turkeys to The Salvation Army, Dover NJ, to help make Thanksgiving a little brighter for those in need.

Moments like these remind us of the power of community and compassion. A huge thank you to everyone involved in this initiative. Let's continue to make a difference, one turkey at a time!

Asia to U.S. West Coast Route Sees Reliability Increase 08/11/2023

This week:

·Shipments from Asia to the U.S. West Coast saw an increase in on-time performance in September.
·Maersk CEO Vincent Clerc warned that the carrier company faced a “pretty dire situation” amid job cuts.
·The National Retail Federation said they expect U.S. holiday spending to grow by 3% to 4% this year.
·Jacksonville Port Authority saw a cargo volume increase of 16% in September.
·Breakbulk cargo shippers are concerned about a lack of investments to serve their needs at U.S. port facilities.

Asia to U.S. West Coast Route Sees Reliability Increase Shipments from Asia to the U.S. West Coast saw an increase in on-time performance in September, although East Coast reliability decreased slightly

Georgia Ports Want U.S. Supreme Court To Overturn ILA Ruling 03/11/2023

This week:
·The Georgia Ports Authority filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court to try to overturn a recent ruling in favor of the International Longshoremen’s Association.
·With e-commerce demand outpacing passenger flights, the China to North America trade route is experiencing an air cargo space supply shortage.
·Blank sailings have significantly risen on the eastbound trans-Pacific route in October.
·The Hong Kong-based carrier Bal Container Lines is asking for almost $9 million in reimbursements for congestion surcharges on the U.S. West Coast.
·Momentum is gaining in favor of the Suez Canal as production is growing in Southeast Asia.

Georgia Ports Want U.S. Supreme Court To Overturn ILA Ruling In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at what’s happening around the industry. Georgia joins South Carolina in trying to overturn ILA ruling, plus more

U.S. Retailers Expect Import Slowdown 18/10/2023

This week:
·The Port of New York and New Jersey is expected to significantly increase its number of cranes that have the ability to handle ultra-large container ships.
·Norfolk Southern Railway announced in early October that it would accept more ocean containers at its Midwest terminals for loads traveling to the West Coast.
·Rail container dwells have been increasing at the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and in the Pacific Northwest, due to a shortage of rail cars.
·The Port of Savannah is currently dealing with a backlog of vessels after a series of brief closures.
·U.S. imports are expected to decrease in volume as retailers are stocked for the holiday season.

U.S. Retailers Expect Import Slowdown U.S. retailers expect import slowdown, new cranes at NY-NJ Port and more industry news.

U.S. Ports Report Import Declines, But Optimism Is Rising 06/10/2023

This week:
•With aspects of zero-admissions mandates approaching, drayage operators in California say that adequate charging infrastructure is the key.
•In late September, the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Shanghai announced the first-ever green shipping corridor.
•Trucking transportation is getting more expensive in the United States.
•As a surge of cross-border trade hits the U.S.-Mexico border, trucking costs have been rising.
Data from an industry survey points to U.S. shippers increasing less-than-truckload shipments before the holiday season.

U.S. Ports Report Import Declines, But Optimism Is Rising Containerized imports from Asia have fallen by 21% year over year through August, but experts are cautiously optimistic.

Drug Supply Chain Security Act delayed one yea 22/09/2023

News Roundup: Drug Supply Chain Security Act Delayed One Year, Railroads Look To Rebound & More

•The enforcement of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act has been postponed for one year.
•The Federal Maritime Commission is seeking opinions from supply chain stakeholders regarding proposed processes.
•According to a leading industry analyst, capacity is expected to increase by up to 25% on the U.S. West Coast and 35% on the East Coast.
•Ocean carriers on the India-U.S. trade route have been canceling more sailings than usual.
•Railroads are trying to recover from a few years of poor services.

Drug Supply Chain Security Act delayed one yea In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at what’s happening around the industry.

Labor Contract Ratified By ILWU 08/09/2023

News Roundup: Labor Contract Ratified By ILWU, Southeast Ports Quickly Opened After Idalia & More

Labor Contract Ratified By ILWU Labor Contract Ratified By ILWU, Southeast Ports Quickly Opened After Idalia and More

Slow Peak Season Expected, But Cautious Optimism Remains 11/08/2023

Slow Peak Season Expected, But Cautious Optimism Remains Southern California warehouses and distribution centers are experiencing a surplus of capacity, and a slow peak shipping season is expected.

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We are overjoyed to announce that J.M. Rodgers Co. has been recognized for our steadfast support of the incredible nonprofit, Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County, by being inducted into its 2023 Class of the Louise M. Murphy Center for Volunteerism Circle of Leaders!

The essence of Project Self-Sufficiency lies in its dedication to empower low-income individuals and families to pave the way for a better future. Their focus is not only to bring stability to families but to equip them with the tools for personal and economic self-sufficiency.

We at J.M. Rodgers Co. wholeheartedly believe in their mission. Our efforts have always aimed at making a tangible difference within our community, and this recognition further reinforces our commitment.

We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Project Self-Sufficiency for this honor. And a special thank you to our dedicated team at J.M. Rodgers Co. for their unwavering commitment to serving our community.

Let's continue to create lasting change, together! 🤝

LA-LB Vessel Backlog, Air and Truckload Rates, and More 15/06/2023

In this week's supply chain roundup, we delve into a series of impactful developments shaping the landscape of logistics and transportation. From the West Coast labor contract negotiations, showing encouraging signs of progress, to promising shifts in the U.S. import markets, the dynamics are changing rapidly.

We take a look at the anticipated slowdown in the decline of U.S. imports expected to occur in the third quarter, a potential sign of rejuvenation for domestic markets. Meanwhile, as air cargo rates hit a three-year low due to reduced demand and overcapacity, we explore what this means for shippers and carriers alike.

In the legislative arena, a new bill tabled in the House of Representatives is set to stir waves, aiming at slashing shipping emissions significantly by 2040. Will this green initiative herald a new era for the shipping industry?

Lastly, we'll be exploring the forecasted trends in the U.S. truckload spot rates. Analysts are predicting a leveling off soon, but what does this mean for carriers, shippers, and the broader supply chain?

Join us as we navigate these updates and more. The stakes are high and the changes are fast – stay tuned to stay informed!

LA-LB Vessel Backlog, Air and Truckload Rates, and More West Coast labor negotiations show signs of progress, air cargo rates reach a three-year low, truckload spot rates will soon bottom out, and more industry news

Less Blank Sailings, NITL Supports FMC Rail Fee Oversight and More 05/06/2023

In this week's supply chain roundup, we delve into the current trends and challenges impacting various facets of the industry.

Discover how ocean carriers are adopting slow steaming practices to better absorb additional capacity, a significant shift that's reshaping global maritime logistics. Meanwhile, we saw a dip in blank sailings on the trans-Pacific route in May, suggesting a gradual stabilization in the shipping sector.

Still on our radar, NITL and other advocacy groups are relentlessly pushing for increased FMC oversight in rail storage fees, a major concern for many businesses involved in rail freight. On the ground, stakeholders in NY-NJ are making concerted efforts to enhance the trucker experience, particularly as we navigate through the current cargo downturn.

Finally, we address the ongoing issue of trailer dislocation that continues to plague truckers, a challenge persisting long after the peak of the pandemic. As the industry looks towards recovery and adaptation, understanding these dynamics is key. Dive into the full article for more insights on these pressing matters. 🚛

Less Blank Sailings, NITL Supports FMC Rail Fee Oversight and More The NITL, along with other groups, has shown support for FMC oversight concerning rail storage fees which would place rail fees under OSRA22 rules

Warehouse Vacancies and NY-NJ Drayage Rates and Free Time Tariffs 12/05/2023

In this week's logistics roundup, we delve into significant developments in supply chain, transportation, and logistics. From the US Department of Transportation's (DoT) proposal to increase funding for the FLOW program to the decreasing drayage rates in the NY-NJ area, the landscape is rapidly shifting. We also explore the downturn of distribution and supply chain projects in North America, changes in free time tariffs due to the upcoming FMC rule, the progression of the Port of Savannah's inland terminal construction, and the concerning rise in warehouse vacancies.

Warehouse Vacancies and NY-NJ Drayage Rates and Free Time Tariffs The DoT seeks more funding for a supply chain data exchange program, new FMC rule means terminals can include weekends and holidays in tariff calculations, and more

March Data Shows Rate & Volume Declines Across Markets 03/05/2023

March Data Shows Rate & Volume Declines Across Markets California Port Data Partnership, FMC demurrage and detention, FMC antitrust powers, and more in this week’s news round-up

A Greener Year: Celebrating Our Eco-Friendly Initiatives and Achievements in 2022 - J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. 02/05/2023

In 2022, J.M. Rodgers took significant steps to make a positive impact on our planet. We're excited to share a summary of our inspiring environmental initiatives from the past year with you. From reducing our carbon footprint to championing sustainability, we remain dedicated to building a greener future. Join us on this journey and read on to learn more about our efforts! 🌎

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Processing Delays for Superfund Excise Tax Drawback Claims - J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. 27/04/2023

Processing Delays for Superfund Excise Tax Drawback Claims - J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. Effective from January 1, 2023, new environmental taxes have been imposed on specific imported goods under Chapter 38 of the Internal Revenue Code.

March Data Shows Rate & Volume Declines Across Markets 26/04/2023

March Data Shows Rate & Volume Declines Across Markets Trans-Atlantic air and ocean cargo rates and volumes fell in March, ILWU labor negotiations, a new Alabama bill to give tax credits to shippers, and more

Giving Back: J.M. Rodgers Charity 2022 - J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. 20/04/2023

We are beyond excited to share our latest blog article that highlights JMR's incredible journey of charity work over the past year! From supporting local non-profits to volunteering at community service projects, our team has truly embraced the spirit of giving back. Discover the impact our volunteers have made, learn about the organizations we've partnered with, and see how our collective efforts have made a real difference. Click the link below to read more, and join us in celebrating a year of giving and compassion. Together, we're making the world a better place!

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Rail Storage Fees, Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act 10/04/2023

Rail Storage Fees, Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act NSAC wants the FMC to regulate rail-assessed demurrage, while the Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement and Ocean Shipping Reform Implementation Acts enter the House of Representatives

Air Cargo Market Rates, Demurrage Charge Investigations, & More 03/04/2023

Air Cargo Market Rates, Demurrage Charge Investigations, & More Growing capacity pushes air cargo market rates down, the FMC questions terminals and carriers about demurrage & detention charge practice.

Coast-to-Coast Labor Talks, New OSRA-22 Legislation, and More 27/03/2023

Coast-to-Coast Labor Talks, New OSRA-22 Legislation, and More Labor negotiations on the West, East, and Gulf Coasts will take place concurrently this year, new draft legislation will further define the OSRA-22 rules, and more

Intermodal Cargo Volumes, ILWU PMA Negotiations, & More 08/03/2023

Intermodal Cargo Volumes, ILWU PMA Negotiations, & More Intermodal cargo volumes force providers to stack containers, a statement regarding the ILWU PMA contract negotiations shows hope, and more supply chain news.

Electronic Bills of Lading and Rising Flatbed Spot Rates 24/02/2023

Electronic Bills of Lading and Rising Flatbed Spot Rates Nine of the world's ten largest carriers agreed to transition to electronic bills of lading, flatbed spot rates rise in some regions, and more supply chain news.

Transportation Jobs Lost, FMC OSRA-22 Investigations, and More 15/02/2023

Transportation Jobs Lost, FMC OSRA-22 Investigations, and More The FMC starts OSRA-22 investigations into unreasonable charges levied against shippers, while the transportation industry lost fewer jobs in January than expected.

East Coast Container Imports, Schedule Reliability, and More 10/02/2023

East Coast Container Imports, Schedule Reliability, and More East Coast container imports remain higher than pre-pandemic levels, while trans-Pacific schedule reliability will keep improving into the first half of 2023.

Ocean Freight Capacity Cuts, Chinese COVID-19 Cases, and More 25/01/2023

Ocean Freight Capacity Cuts, Chinese COVID-19 Cases, and More 50% trans-Pacific ocean freight capacity cuts for the Chinese Lunar New Year, rising Chinese COVID-19 cases strain factories, and more supply chain news.

2023 US Import Declines, Low Warehouse Vacancy Rates, & More 18/01/2023

2023 US Import Declines, Low Warehouse Vacancy Rates, & More The NRF predicts double-digit import volume declines, uncertainty looms over the price of diesel, and low warehouse vacancy rates likely to continue through 2023

Air Freight Market, Contract Rates, and More Supply Chain News 06/01/2023

Air Freight Market, Contract Rates, and More Supply Chain News For-Hire truck tonnage, demand for air freight, and domestic intermodal volumes all took a fall for 2022’s Q4, and more supply chain news.

30/12/2022

From all of us at J.M. Rodgers, we wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous new year. We'll see you in 2023! 🥂

22/12/2022

J.M. Rodgers CEO Jamie Rodgers and members of the JMR Charity Team present a check for $4,000 to Matthew McGovern of Make-A-Wish New Jersey. 2022 marks the sixth year of partnership between J.M. Rodgers Co. and Make-A-Wish NJ. This year's donation will help make John's holiday "Wish" to go to the Super Bowl come true! ⭐️

New EPA Emissions Standard and Falling Trans-Pacific Imports 22/12/2022

New EPA Emissions Standard and Falling Trans-Pacific Imports A changing US import environment in China may lead to declines in trans-Pacific imports for 2023, while truckers warn against a coming EPA emissions standard.

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J.M. Rodgers Co. recently made its annual donation to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, delivering several full boxes of toys to the venerable nonprofit organization, now in its 75th year! JMR employees enjoyed posing with the toys that were collected at the company's Elmont, NY, and Sparta, NJ offices over a period of several weeks. They also enjoy knowing that the toys will soon find their way to many happy boys and girls, just in time for the holidays!

Eastbound Trans-Pacific Recovery a Year Away, and More News 15/12/2022

Eastbound Trans-Pacific Recovery a Year Away, and More News Analysts predict the eastbound trans-Pacific market will take another year to recover, while free time clauses in shipper contracts attract FMC attention.

Congress Stops Rail Unions from Striking and More Industry News 09/12/2022

Congress Stops Rail Unions from Striking and More Industry News Congress stops rail unions from striking, carrier vessel reliability returns, and carriers clear more empties from NY-NJ as it remains the busiest port in the U.S.

Long-Term Air Cargo Contracts, Increased Volumes at NY-NJ and More 05/12/2022

Long-Term Air Cargo Contracts, Increased Volumes at NY-NJ and More Long-term air cargo contracts almost disappeared globally due to market instability, long-dwelling empties at the port of New York-New Jersey increase pace, and more supply chain news.

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