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Roanoke’s Colleen Clarke Elected as President of ITSA

As of September 1, 2015, the new officers of the International Trade Surety Association (ITSA) have been voted in and we are pleased to advise Roanoke’s Colleen Clarke has been elected as the new President of the association. While ITSA’s membership is small, it is a powerful voice for the customs surety industry with its […]

October 23, 2015

Corporate Communiqué

Value in Knowledge – Share Information to Create Successful Cargo Insurance Programs

Most freight forwarders have an insurance policy to facilitate cargo coverage for their clients. However, not all of them effec­tively utilize it to maximize the benefit to both their company and their clients. Many shippers do not understand the intricacies of cargo insurance and/or the risk associated with uninsured cargo. This lack of awareness provides […]

October 23, 2015

Industry Insights

Fictitious Pickups, Insider Activity Gaining Popularity Putting Cargo at Risk

Cargo theft is a multibillion-dollar problem across the nation, including in big food-producing states such as California. According to the FBI, highly sophisticated thieves – who often act with some privileged knowledge – have stolen up to $30 billion worth of cargo each year, including highly valued nuts, fruits and vegetables, meat, soda pop, cookies, […]

October 21, 2015

Industry Insights

Roanoke Presenting on ATA Carnet at ICPA DFW Fall Conference

Roanoke’s Amanda Barlow will be presenting on ATA Carnet at the upcoming ICPA DFW Fall Conference, taking place from October 25 – 27, 2015. Amanda’s presentation, titled “Fundamentals of Temporary Imports & Exports” is one that you won’t want to miss! ATA Carnets are international customs documents that provide duty-free customs clearance for temporary imports/exports into over 100 countries. ATA Carnet […]

October 21, 2015


FMC Could be Ready to Advance Modifications to OTI Regulations

Friday, October 16, 2015 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report A year after substantially revising a proposal to overhaul its regulations on ocean transportation intermediaries, the Federal Maritime Commission may be preparing to issue a final rule. The Commission is scheduled to hold a partially open meeting Oct. 21 at which this rulemaking will be […]

October 16, 2015

Industry Insights

CBP Reminds Trade of ADD/CVD Deposit Requirements

In an October 5 Cargo Systems Messaging Service transmittal, CBP issued an “important reminder” to all importers & brokers that the importer of record must deposit estimated ADD/CVD when certain Post-Summary Corrections or Post Entry Amendments are filed. Two situations are in view: When the PSC/PEA is filed to change the Entry Type Code from […]

October 09, 2015

Industry Insights

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