What is Errors & Omissions Insurance? As a freight forwarder, you serve as the intermediary between your clients and various transportation services. You send products from one destination to another, which often can involve many carriers (air freighters, trucking companies, rail, and ocean liners) and a laundry list of requirements and regulations throughout the entire […]
Embedded GPS Devices Instrumental in Preventing Cargo Thefts, Vetting Drivers Also Key Last fall, FreightWatch Intelligence Center released a report citing the theft of cargo during a shipment of frozen seafood making its way from Massachusetts to California. Unbeknownst to the driver handling the shipment, the truck was embedded with a GPS locator that tracked […]
The eBond concept has been discussed by CBP, the surety industry and the customs broker community since the mid 1980’s. A 2011 DHS audit report essentially mandated that CBP centralize STB filing. This is achievable only via an eBond system. After decades of discussion, many industry members may be skeptical that eBond will happen. However, […]
On December 12, 2013, the NEI (NCBFAA) conducted a Webinar regarding the ACE eBond Deployment scheduled for January of 2015. Speakers Chip Bown, Colleen Clarke, Michael Davenport, and Bruce Ingalls shared the status of CBP’s STB centralization and eBond deployment projects.
New Ports in Mexico Entail Procedural Adjustments Roanoke Trade is pleased to announce an expansion of the ATA Carnet network in Mexico. Since joining the ATA Carnet system in 2011, Mexico has processed thousands of Carnets for Commercial Samples, Exhibitions and Fairs, and Professional Equipment at select ports of entry. The success of the ATA […]
Roanoke Trade and the Airforwarders Association participated in a conference call with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding the upcoming deadlines established by MAP- 21 (refer to our July 10, 2012 email communication for further MAP-21 information). In a continuing effort to keep our customers informed, please click here for a summary of […]