News & Insights

Netherlands, Germany Lead as European Theft Hot Spots

The newest FreightWatch International EMEA Intelligence report is out, and the news isn’t good for the Netherlands and Germany. In the first quarter of 2015, the Netherlands had 31% of the cargo thefts in Europe, the Mideast and Africa, followed closely by Germany at 26%. The U.K. had the next greatest cargo theft risk, with […]

May 27, 2015

Industry Insights

Roanoke Commemorates Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial day, our offices will close at 3:00PM on Friday, May 22nd. We will remain closed on Monday, May 25th and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 26th. We would like to take this time to remember the brave men and women that gave their lives while defending and maintaining our […]

May 21, 2015

Corporate Communiqué

NEI Webinar: The Complexities of Force Majeure

Force majeure is a term rarely used, often overlooked and almost never clearly understood by shippers until it is declared. Unfortunately, at that point it is too late to take appropriate steps to avoid additional expenses or mitigate risks. Please join us as our speaker, Jason Odgers, Vice President – Client Development of Roanoke Trade, discusses […]

May 20, 2015


Final EEI Ruling Published Without Change

After great anticipation, we are pleased to announce that the Census Bureau’s International Trade Management Division (ITMD) published the Final Rule on Friday, May 15, 2015. This new rule, which revises the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30, finalizes the interim rule without change. The final ruling reinstates the previous filing exemptions in Sections […]

May 18, 2015

ATA Carnet, Industry Insights

Supersized Ships Overwhelm U.S. Ports

Though the crisis on the West Coast has passed (to some degree), congestion at U.S. ports remains a pressing issue – one that is only going to get worse without a substantial improvement to port logistics and capacity. The Port of Virginia is an excellent case in point. Built to handle large volumes of cargo, […]

May 15, 2015

Industry Insights

The Foreign Trade Association Presents: ATA Carnets in Action!

Amanda Barlow, Vice President of ATA Carnet, will be presenting ATA Carnets in Action!, a practical perspective on using and obtaining an ATA Carnet. The presentation will cover how to correctly obtain customs clearance, how to go about fixing customs errors and the best practices to avoid claims. Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Registration: 8:30am Seminar: […]

May 14, 2015


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