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Economic Growth Results from Chinese Investments in Mexico

June 19th 2024 Rogers & Brown Written By: Raymond Kelley, President of Rogers & Brown As discussed in our previous article, Key Insights into Importing in Mexico, we examined the incredible growth that made Mexico the number one trading partner with the United States. The United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) was a contributing factor, along with more…

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Riding the Waves: Ocean Freight’s Rate Fluctuations

June 12th 2024 Rogers and Brown Written By: Gabe McGann, Vice President of International Operations at Rogers & Brown Here we go again! What exactly is a Diamond Tier service? Why are vessels suddenly overcapacity? Why is my ocean freight rolling a week even though I am paying twice what I did two months ago?…

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Freight Forwarding: An Indispensable Link in Transportation

June 5th 2024 Rogers and Brown Written By: Wallace Hester, Director of Sales at Rogers and Brown “The foreign freight forwarder is the indispensable link in international transportation and cannot be eliminated or replaced by any other traffic arrangement or scheme.”  This statement is a direct quotation from Alfred Murr’s Export / Import Traffic Management…

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Why Should Your Company Use Cross-Docking?

May 29th 2024 Brown Distribution Centers Written By: Mark Hughes, VP of Domestic Operations at Brown Distribution Centers What is Cross-Docking? Cross-docking is a logistics strategy used in warehouse environments to streamline the flow of goods through the supply chain. Incoming goods from suppliers are unloaded from inbound vehicles (such as trucks or containers) and…

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Demurrage and Detention: Fees, Disputes, and Charge Complaints

May 22nd 2024 Rogers & Brown  Written By: Lori Mullins, Director of Operations at Rogers & Brown  In an efficient supply chain, cargo moves fluidly through the process. However, sometimes delays occur, causing a kink in that chain. Demurrage and detention are words most in the cargo industry prefer not to hear. The terms are…

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Airfreight: Avoiding Storage Costs and Delays

May 22nd 2024 Rogers & Brown  Written By Lori Mullins, Director of Operations at Rogers & Brown  When a client is shipping air cargo, the need is typically urgent. In an efficient supply chain, cargo moves fluidly through the process, and delivery at the destination occurs quickly. However, when delays occur, causing a kink in…

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Antidumping and Countervailing: What Importers Need to Know

May 16th 2024 Rogers & Brown  Written By Beth Morris, VP of Compliance at Rogers & Brown    How Do I Know If My Merchandise is Subject to Antidumping (AD) or Countervailing Duties (CVD)? Whether you’re new to importing or an experienced importer bringing in a new product, it’s important to research and understand your…

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Key Insights into Importing from Mexico:

Are You Contemplating Importing from Mexico? Due to the challenges in the supply chain over the past few years (COVID-19, tariff increases on Chinese goods, geopolitical issues around the globe, etc.), Mexico has become attractive to companies that want to diversify their supply chains.  Sourcing goods from Mexico has become popular as it allows US…

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How a Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker can leverage technology with service

How can technology help streamline freight forwarding and Customs processes? What technologies should importers and exporters look for in a forwarder or Customs broker?  If you are an importer, exporter, freight forwarder, or customs broker, you constantly hear more buzzwords about leveraging technology. New technologies are everywhere we look, and with the increase in AI…

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Freight Forwarding Cost Breakdown:  Understanding Service Fees, Pricing, and How to Compare 

How much does freight forwarding service cost?  What is included in the booking fee/freight forwarding fee?  How can one compare pricing for freight forwarding services?  Are you asking yourself these questions about freight forwarding services? Then you’re in the right place. In this article, we break down the costs of freight forwarding, from booking fees to add-ons…

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