Industry Insights

Cargo Insurance in Action: Oversized Coverage for Wind Turbine Blade Damaged During Transportation

In the latest edition of Roanoke Trade’s “Cargo Insurance in Action” series where our goal is to provide you with insight as to the type of exposures and incidents that can result in substantial losses and to underscore the importance of carrying Cargo insurance, we’re sharing the details of a recent claim involving the shipment […]

Cargo Insurance, Industry Insights

What Global Supply Chain Risks to Expect in 2017

A recent podcast featuring Aaron Michel, senior engineer at AIR Worldwide, a provider of catastrophe risk modeling software and consulting services, discussed what we should be expecting when it comes to global supply chain disruptions in 2017. In order to portend what lies ahead, Michel says it’s wise to look back at the type of […]

Industry Insights

The Benefits of a Robust Cargo Insurance Management App for Logistics Service Providers

Offering your clients Cargo insurance to protect their goods against physical damage or loss while in transit is a valuable add-on service that helps you solidify your relationships. Having an on-line insurance application to automate the process of administrating your Cargo policy provides you with a number of key benefits, particularly with a system specifically […]

Errors and Omissions, Industry Insights

Emergency Management Plans Critical in Keeping the Supply Chain Moving

In 2016 we saw several events hit the logistics services industry causing delays and upheaval in the supply chain. What these events have taught us once again is the necessity to have a robust emergency management plan in place to help assist companies in delivering client goods on schedule. While some events are sudden others […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

U.S. Continues Canadian Softwood Lumber Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

In an expected move recently, at the request of U.S. lumber interests, the U.S. government began antidumping and countervailing duty (ADD/CVD) investigations. The investigations follow strict deadlines and schedules, but do allow for limited extensions of those deadlines. Based on HTSUS numbers provided, these investigations can affect what is historically over $4 billion of annual […]

Industry Insights

Impact of the Chinese New Year on the Global Supply Chain

The centuries-old Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, will be celebrated on January 28 as we enter the Year of the Rooster in 2017. The public holiday begins in China the day before and runs through February 2. But, in reality, the holiday creates about 10 to 15 days of radio silence […]

Industry Insights, Insights

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