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Research shows that businesses do not manage the risks of third party vendor relationships with the same diligence they apply to their internal organizational risks. Monitoring evidence of insurance is one significant aspect of vendor risk management that is central to the logistics industry. These vendor relationships can include truckers, property brokers, warehouse operators and […]
Background 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. […]
Roanoke Trade is delighted to participate as a platinum sponsor at the 2014 NCBFAA conference taking place April 6th – April 9th in Red Rock, Summerlin, Nevada! Be sure to stop by and visit us at our booth and outdoor hospitality area. In addition to the many Roanoke team members that are attending this year’s […]
Congratulations to Heather Benjamin who was awarded a $5,000 NCBFAA scholarship sponsored by Roanoke Trade. Heather is an employee with C.H. Robinson’s Global Forwarding Chicago Branch in Wood Dale, IL and is working towards her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her essay “If Higher Tariffs Generate More Revenue, Why Are There So […]
After 18 years of dedicated service, Jackie Adamson retired from Roanoke on February 15th. Before joining Roanoke Jackie worked for our long-time client, John S. James as a Licensed Customs Broker for over 22 years. This allowed her to approach our insurance services from a first-hand operational perspective of our client base. During Jackie’s tenure […]
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.