News & Insights

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 […]

January 10, 2017

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 […]

January 06, 2017

Industry Insights, Insights

Hanjin Tells Bankruptcy Courts US Liabilities Far Outweigh US Assets

Hanjin Shipping’s US liabilities far exceed its US assets of more than $124 million, the company told a New Jersey bankruptcy court Tuesday amid close scrutiny from a host of US creditors hoping to get paid – including one claiming to be owed $22 million. The troubled container line filed the financial disclosure a day […]

January 04, 2017

Industry Insights, Shipping

Airfreight Forwarders Flying Past Challenges to Move Cargo

In the face of sluggish consumer demand, fewer airline routes, changing inventory strategies and other issues, shippers are increasingly looking to test out ocean transport in lieu of air carriers despite the fact it takes longer to deliver goods. Yet airfreight forwarders are stepping up to the challenge, working hard to manage these headwinds and […]

December 26, 2016

Industry Insights, Shipping

Corporate Communiqué

Roanoke to Sponsor ICPA 2017

Join the Roanoke Trade team for ICPA 2017 in Miami, Florida from March 12 – 15, 2017! Meetings covering your most pressing import and export questions will take place over two days, and Roanoke’s own Amanda Barlow will be discussing ATA Carnets during the Monday 9:00AM session. This is one conference you won’t want to […]

December 19, 2016


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