News & Insights

2016 Holiday Hours

In observance of the upcoming Christmas holiday, our offices will close at 1:00PM on Friday, December 23rd and remain closed through Monday, December 26th. We will resume normal office hours on Tuesday, December 27th. In observance of New Year’s, we will also close at 3:00PM on Friday, December 30th, remain closed on Monday, January 2nd […]

December 19, 2016

Corporate Communiqué

Using Guerilla Linguistics in Negotiations with Foreign Countries

In the transportation and logistics industries dealing with counterparts in companies overseas is an inherent part of international trade and our global supply chain. Negotiating shipping terms and conditions and other agreements can be a little tricky when there are language barriers. International trade consultant John Freivalds says to try using “guerilla linguistics” – a […]

December 19, 2016

Industry Insights

Cargo Insurance in Action: Coverage Kicks In for Warehouse Merchandise Damaged in Fire

As the leading provider of insurance solutions for transportation and logistics providers, at Roanoke Trade we handle many different types of Cargo insurance claims – from freight forwarders and property brokers to third-party logistics providers and customs brokers. We’d like to share these claims with you in a new series, “Cargo Insurance in Action,” to […]

December 12, 2016

Industry Insights, Insights, Shipping

NBCBA 2017 Annual Conference

Join the Roanoke crew in sunny San Diego, California for the Northern Border Custom Brokers Association (NBCBA) 2017 Annual Meeting! The event will take place from February 13th through the 15th. We hope to see you there!

November 30, 2016


It’s Time for Holiday Vigilance to Protect Against Cargo Theft

Peak season for higher-than-normal cargo thefts is in full swing, particularly during holiday weekends when transportation companies, shippers, and manufacturers need to be on maximum alert. Organized theft rings recognize that shipments during holiday weekends can be left unattended for prolonged periods of time. Additionally, according to FreightWatch International, the spike in theft activity during […]

November 28, 2016

Industry Insights, Transportation

Corporate Communiqué

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