Trade

Customs Bond Resources for the Trade Wars

Resources to Help Brokers Battle the Trade War While it’s no longer front page news fodder the tariff-centered trade wars continue. Change – if not outright volatility – continues to be an understatement as it relates to tariffs on goods imported to into the United States these days. Unfortunately businesses who have import activities and […]

eBond, Industry Insights, Surety Bonds, Trade

Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

Will we soon see the resumption of a 23-year old investigation? The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration recently informed representatives of Mexico’s tomato growers the current suspension agreement would soon terminate. U.S. government officials and representative of both US and Mexico’s growers are negotiating new terms and price floors. Unfortunately, it does not appear […]

Industry Insights, Trade

Unfair Trade Practices & The Customs Bond Market

By: Matthew L. Zehner – Vice President, Surety Information & Analysis If you are wondering why portions of what we do for a living are being discussed on TV news and on the front page of newspapers, continue reading for a high-level explanation of what is going on. In addition to the HTSUS tariff rates […]

Industry Insights, Trade

Rail, Intermodal Transport Set to Grow in the Next Four Years

Increasingly more businesses are turning to intermodal transport – using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship, truck) – as a result in large part to current market conditions in the trucking sector. Unstable fuel prices, driver shortages, infrastructure challenges, truck capacity, and federal regulations limiting the number of hours drivers can be on the road […]

Industry Insights, Shipping, Trade, Transportation

“Brexit”, ATA Carnets, and the Global Logistics Supply Chain

The United Kingdom’s (U.K.) vote last week to leave the European Union (EU) has many industry sectors wondering about the impact of this surprising result, including the global logistics supply chain. Logistics companies said the “Brexit” vote could have a two-pronged impact in the near term, potentially cutting into the movement of goods but also […]

Industry Insights, Insights, Trade

Sign up for our latest articles and events.

Roanoke is the leading provider of insurance and surety solutions for transportation and logistics providers. In fact, we are recognized as the most reliable source for U.S. customs bonds.

Contact

If you have any questions or need help, feel free to contact with our team.

800-762-6653

US CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

1475 E. Woodfield Road

Suite 500

Schaumburg, IL 60173


CANADA CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

390 Bay Street

Munich Re Centre, 22nd Floor

Toronto, ON M5H 2Y2

Solutions that Go the Distance.

© 2021 Roanoke Insurance Group Inc. A Munich Re company

Better Business Bureau logoCoverholder at Lloyd's logo