Industry Insights

New Report Provides Key Info on U.S. Warehousing Market

Recent estimates from Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A), an internationally recognized key information resource for third-party logistics (3PL) market research and consulting, indicate that the total U.S. warehousing market for 2017 was $148.7 billion. Commercial warehousing accounted for $68.6 billion. The Third-Party Logistics Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution (VAWD) market segment was $39.1 billion in 2016, […]

Industry Insights

India Now Accepts Professional Equipment via an ATA Carnet

Great news for the US export community: India has made a policy shift around the use of ATA Carnets! On January 18th, India began accepting ATA Carnets for the temporary import of professional equipment. Since 1990, India has only accepted ATA Carnets for goods being temporarily imported for approved trade shows, as well as fairs and […]

ATA Carnet, Industry Insights

Top 10 Reasons to Purchase the Rental Car Damage Waiver

By Jim Nerger, Vice President, Roanoke Trade While most collision damage waiver (CDW) or loss damage waiver (LDW) fees are considered by many to be outrageous, consumers are best advised to purchase the CDW/LDW when renting a vehicle. These waivers may protect you against thousands of dollars in charges not covered under your personal auto policy. Since your auto […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

Roanoke Trade Launches Cyber Suite for Small to Midsize Logistics Service Providers

The clarion message from hackers today is that no company – large or small – is immune from cyber attacks, with their methods increasingly more sophisticated and targeted against those firms that transact a wealth of data online. This includes the transportation sector, which ranked fifth as the most cyber-attacked industry in 2016, according to […]

Industry Insights, Shipping, Transportation

Roanoke’s Amanda Barlow Appointed to the District Export Council of Southern California

Roanoke is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Amanda Barlow, Vice President of ATA Carnet for Roanoke Insurance Group Inc., to the District Export Council of Southern California (DECSC), one of more than 60 DECs that exist throughout the country to support the U.S. Government’s export promotion efforts. Amanda joins fellow Roanoke colleague, Theresa […]

Industry Insights

The Importance of Flood Insurance, Other Coverages Underscored in Aftermath of 2017 Catastrophe Losses

The trifecta of hurricanes that made landfall in 2017 – from Harvey to Irma and Maria, along with other natural catastrophes, such as severe flooding in Southeast Asia and the earthquake in Mexico – is estimated to cost the insurance industry $135 billion. Overall losses, which also include uninsured losses, are estimated at $330 billion, […]

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