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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

Industry Insights

First Annual Global Trade Educational Conference (G-TEC)

Roanoke Trade is proud to sponsor and speak at the First Annual Global Trade Educational Conference (G-TEC). This two-day event will be held in Chicago, IL in August. The NCBFAA encourages all trade professionals to attend to learn from industry subject experts on today’s pressing matters!

May 05, 2015


ISF Enforcement – The Time Has Come!

A week from tomorrow marks the end of the final one-year limited liquidated damage (LD)/”three strikes” phase of a six-year evolution of ISF enforcement. In summary, here is what will change: CBP Ports, who will continue to have flexibility in their processes, may commence issuing LD without HQ review and approval. Ports will no longer […]

May 05, 2015

Industry Insights, ISF

Pollution Hazards for Non-Hazmat Shippers

Shippers, whether carrying hazardous cargo or not, could become liable for pollution or other environmental incidents. Having the right insurance in place is crucial. Just this week, the cargo ship M/B Marathassa was released under escort after having been found spilling thousands of liters of bunker fuel into English Bay in Canada. The Cyprus-flagged ship […]

April 30, 2015

Industry Insights

It’s Time to Embrace ACE

On April 22, 2015, CBP released CSMS #15-000234, reminding the trade that all filers must be fully prepared to use ACE by November 1, 2015. Roanoke Trade encourages all filers to speak with their Automated Broker Interface (ABI) software providers without delay to ensure their systems will be ready…before it’s too late. Don’t leave your company […]

April 29, 2015

eBond, Industry Insights

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