J.W. HAMPTON JR. & CO., INC.
A custom house brokerage and foreign freight forwarding firm where personal service still counts.
The three most important things when choosing a logistics partner: service, service and yes, service.
Established in 1865, our longevity is a testimony to our service. Being a fourth-generation family-run business for over a century-and-a-half is much more than good luck. We keep the person in personal. Call us and you’ll get a living, breathing human on the phone.
From typewriters to laptops, telex to texting, file cabinets to the cloud — J.W. Hampton has been and will continue to be your honest and reliable logistics partner throughout our changing world.
We support our customers through recessions, depressions, and booms; wars, pandemics, and peaceful prosperity; good times, bad times and in-between times and we will be here with you for decades to come.
- 161-15 Rockaway Boulevard, Suite 109
Jamaica, NY 11434
- Tel 718-276-0301 Fax 718-525-0569
President Washington creates the Customs Service
President Lincoln establishes the USDA
J.W. Hampton Jr. & Co. established
John W. Hampton (US Army) & John W. Shoule (US Navy) serve in American Civil War
Telephone invented by Alexander Graham Bell and electric light bulb invented by Thomas Edison
Suez Canal opens connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea
First successful airplane flight followed by first cargo flight several years later
President Teddy Roosevelt establishes the USFDA
United Parcel Service established in Seattle, WA
Ford Model T invented
J.W. Hampton Jr. & Co. vs. United States becomes landmark Supreme Court case after JWH protests the assessment of additional duties by the collector of Customs
Panama Canal opens linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
World War I
Influenza pandemic begins
United States Tariff Act passed
World War II
Shipping container invented; Construction of interstate highway system authorized
System of US postal zip codes begins
J.W. Hampton celebrates 100th anniversary
Great Recession - Government bailouts of financial and auto sectors begin
J.W. Hampton celebrates 150th anniversary
J.W. Hampton becomes your logistics partner