News & Insights

Leadership Excellence: Karen Rzeszutko Represents Roanoke on USCIB Board

We are excited to share that Karen Rzeszutko, President of Roanoke Insurance Group Inc. has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) for the 2024-2026 term. This appointment recognizes Karen’s outstanding leadership and her significant contributions to the industry. The USCIB, a prominent organization dedicated to […]

Corporate Communiqué, Industry Insights

Guarding Against Fictitious Pickups and Cargo Theft: Tips and Training

Fictitious pickups are increasing in North America. In the US, the percentage of cargo thefts due to fictitious pickup rose from 1% in 2022 to 17% in 2023. Strategic theft patterns are also rising, where thieves use identity theft and fraud with fictitious pickup and brokering schemes to obtain loads from freight locations. Combatting this […]

May 15, 2024

Cargo Insurance, Industry Insights

ATA Carnets and the Olympics: A Winning Combination for Freight Forwarders

As the Olympic flame burns brightly, athletes from around the world gather to compete in a showcase of human achievement and global unity. For freight forwarders, the Olympic Games represent a unique opportunity to play a crucial role behind the scenes, ensuring that equipment and goods cross international borders seamlessly. The key to this success? […]

May 09, 2024

ATA Carnet

CBSA’s CARM Launch Update: What You Need to Know

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on April 19, 2024, a crucial update regarding the launch of its groundbreaking CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) system. Amidst shifting labor dynamics and a commitment to ensuring a seamless transition, the CBSA has rescheduled the external launch of CARM to Trade Chain Partners (TCPs) to October […]

May 02, 2024
What to Watch: Insurance, Regulatory Changes for Freight Brokers and Forwarders

By Glenn Patton, Managing Director, Roanoke Insurance Group Canada, Inc.   The following are several important issues regarding the insurance industry and regulatory changes that impact freight brokers and forwarders. With so many Canadian freight brokers and forwarders conducting cross-border business, U.S. regulatory changes affect the entire industry. Nuclear verdicts in liability cases in the […]

April 24, 2024

Industry Insights

Roanoke Proudly Announces the Issuance of the First e-ATA Carnet in Partnership with Rock-it Global

In an era where digital transformation is not just a buzzword but a necessity, Roanoke, in collaboration with Rock-it Global, has taken a monumental step forward. We are thrilled to announce our participation in the issuance of the first electronic ATA Carnet, also known as the e-ATA Carnet. This groundbreaking achievement, conducted in partnership with […]

March 31, 2024

ATA Carnet

Important CARM Update for Customs Brokers and Importers

On March 27th, the CBSA held a Trade Chain Partner Working Group meeting and announced the following changes related to CARM’s Release 2 (“R2”), coming May 13, 2024: The minimum bond amount requirement will change from $25,000 to $5,000 for all importers with the implementation of R2. The maximum bond amount will remain capped at […]

March 29, 2024

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