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CBP Modifies Deadline for ACE Mandatory Use Date

CBP published CSMS #16-000093 where they announce a change to the February 28, 2016 mandatory use date for ACE. Additional details can be found on CBP’s website. Beginning February 28, 2016, CBP will stagger the deactivation of their legacy system, ACS, and the enforcement of ACE, the new “single window” for reporting imports and exports […]

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Get Ready for SOLAS Container Weight Rule Effective July 1, 2016

\Beginning July 1, 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved amendments to The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), requiring that shippers verify gross container weight prior to shipping. The requirement will become not just international law under the IMO but also national law within the 170 countries and three […]

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BREAKING NEWS: ILA Walkoff at Port of NY/NJ over Labor Dispute

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has walked off the job at all of the terminals at the Port of NY/NJ due to a labor dispute.  All of the terminals are shut down as of now. The walkout began about 10 a.m. on Friday, and reportedly affected all port terminals. Trucking company dispatchers advised drivers to […]

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Roanoke Helps to Further Careers in Transportation & Logistics Industry with Sponsorship of NCFBAA’s Annual $5,000 College Scholarship

Roanoke Trade, a leader in providing custom insurance solutions for transportation and logistics providers, is honored to be sponsoring the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc.’s (NCBFAA) annual $5,000 scholarship. The scholarship is available to a high school seniors or undergraduates at an accredited college or university. This is the 23rd year […]

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Social Engineering Fraud: Avoid Taking the Bait in Phishing and Spoofing Scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last September issued a pair of warnings concerning fraud schemes that involve email, wire transfers, checks, and international businesses. The targets of these schemes are typically firms that work with foreign suppliers and those that perform wire transfer payments, including those in the transportation and global logistics services industry. […]

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Exports from Foreign Trade Zones Continue to Thrive, Up in 2014

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress released its 2014 export figures earlier this year, indicating a record-high $99.2 billion in merchandise exported. This represents an increase of 24.8% in the value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs). The 2014 figure also represents a threefold growth of FTZ exports in […]

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