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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


CONECT Webinar – Cargo Risk & Loss: What’s Your Risk Management Strategy?

Every supply chain contains elements of risk due to cargo loss, whether it be theft, damage in transit, mysterious disappearance, strikes, delays or natural disasters. In every supply chain, a risk management strategy must be ready. This webinar will discuss some of the ways to proactively reduce cargo loss, respond quickly to loss events and maximize […]

May 06, 2015


Port Trucker Strike in L.A./Long Beach Ends

According to a statement released by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, port drivers in Long Beach and Los Angeles ended their strike after picketing last Monday through early Friday over low wages and employee status. Drivers were from Intermodal Bridge Transport (IBT), Pacer Cartage, Harbor Rail Transport (HRT), and Pacific 9 Transportation, who were the […]

May 05, 2015

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