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Updates on Hanjin Shipping

Hanjin Shipping Officially Sunk, Declared Bankrupt February 16, 2017 A South Korean court on Friday pulled the plug on Hanjin Shipping Co., declaring it bankrupt and ordering the liquidation of a company that has led the country’s shipping industry for the past four decades. The bankruptcy comes five months after the company, which was once […]

August 31, 2016

Industry Insights, Insights

As China Adds U.S. to List of Zika-Infested Countries, Exporters Concerned Over Delays and Added Costs

The Zika virus, primarily transmitted by a yellow fever mosquito, was first discovered in 1947 in the Zika forest in Uganda, but it didn’t make headline news until last year when a mysterious rash-causing illness began spreading across northeastern states in Brazil. Within months there was a sudden surge in microcephaly in infants in Brazil […]

August 30, 2016

Industry Insights, Insights, Uncategorized

Navigating the Storm: Planning for Disasters, Protecting Cargo

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently updated its 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, calling for a higher likelihood of a near-normal or above-normal season. In fact, the season, which runs from June through the end of November, is expected to be the most active since 2012. According to NOAA forecasters, we should expect […]

August 25, 2016

Industry Insights, Insights, Uncategorized

Past Event – U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance for Transportation Intermediaries Webinar

Roanoke is hosting a complimentary webinar titled U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance for Transportation Intermediaries  presented by Jamie Joiner of Joiner Law Firm on September 20, 2016, from 1-2pm CT. There have been many changes to the U.S. sanctions programs targeting Iran, Cuba, Russia and other specific countries, regimes, and individuals over the past year.  […]

August 20, 2016


Roanoke Trade to be Silver Sponsors at the 2nd Annual MGTA Trade Fest!

This one day MGTA event will provide a full-day of insight, analysis, tips and tools for anyone involved in buying, selling or moving goods internationally. Fifteen speakers, including Roanoke’s own Amanda Barlow, will present on nine different global trade topics. Don’t miss this unique educational and networking opportunity, the only of its kind this fall in […]

August 17, 2016


Using ATA Carnets to Save Money and Export & Foreign Clearance Documentation – Tactics for Success

Export University Presented by Houston District Export Council and Roanoke Trade When:  September 22, 2016 Where: Houston Community College – Spring Branch Campus Cost:    $65 ATA Carnets Does your company ship exhibits to international trade shows? Do you service projects in foreign countries? Do you travel with samples and prototypes to promote new products? If […]

August 17, 2016


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