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El Faro Among Worst Commercial Shipping Losses off U.S. in Decades

  When the El Faro cargo ship and its 33 crewmembers left the port of Jacksonville, Florida last Tuesday, October 1, Joaquin was a tropical storm. Yet, as the ship approached the Bahamas, Joaquin turned into a Category 4 hurricane, and by Thursday, El Faro was trapped in the crush of 50-foot seas and winds […]

October 08, 2015

Industry Insights

Roanoke Claims Team Ready As Hurricane Joaquin Heads Up the East Coast

East Coast towns and cities already dealing with heavy rain are bracing for newly formed Category 3 Hurricane Joaquin, which could pound the region with flooding and strong winds by the weekend.  While forecasters say they have yet to determine whether the storm will hit the Eastern Seaboard, many states are bracing for its fallout. […]

October 01, 2015

Industry Insights

NEI Webinar: A Compliant Temporary Export/Import Program with U.S. ATA Carnet

Does your company ship exhibits to international trade shows? Or service projects in foreign countries? Or simply travel with samples and prototypes? Learn how ATA Carnets can help you and your company expand in international markets cost effectively and compliantly. Get all the tools you need to implement a compliant temporary export and import ATA Carnet program for your […]

September 28, 2015


‘Tis the Season for Cargo Theft

The months of September through December are traditionally peak season for motor truck cargo shipments. It’s also, unfortunately, a high season for cargo theft. According to data released by security firm FreightWatch International, in 2014, the “concentration” of cargo theft activity between September and December totaled 245 incidents, with the greatest number – almost one-third […]

September 25, 2015

Industry Insights

Complimentary Webinar: Customs Bond Breaches and How to Avoid LD Claims

Nobody’s perfect! Sooner or later an importer, broker, carrier or warehouse proprietor is bound to receive a CBP liquidated damages claim. Having a clearer understanding of CBP’s enforcement process will help your company handle these claims and potentially avoid them to begin with. In this webinar we will discuss: Bond requirements and the roles and […]

September 21, 2015


Criminal Use of 3D Printing Involved in Stolen Cargo

Additive manufacturing, better known as 3D Printing, involves a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The creation of a 3D-printed object is achieved by laying down successive layers of material until the entire object is created. Each of these layers can be seen as a thinly sliced horizontal cross-section of the […]

September 18, 2015

Industry Insights

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