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NEWS: Winter Storm Threatens to Snarl Freight Networks reports that ports, airports and railways are implementing winter contingency plans.  BY ERIC KULISCH |MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015 Another round of bad winter weather is beginning to snarl freight transportation throughout the Northeast, putting the public and private sectors to the test again after massive storms last winter that damaged infrastructure and caused cargo […]

January 26, 2015

Industry Insights

Massive Freight Transportation Market Growth Pushes Toward Asia

Massive Freight Transportation Market Growth Pushes Toward Asia The freight transportation management market is set to expand by more than 9% annually through 2019, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets. The market research company figures the industry will grow from $15.3 billion in 2014 to $23.69 billion by 2019 at an estimated compound annual […]

January 23, 2015

Industry Insights

NBCBA Annual Meeting – February 9-11

Roanoke Trade will be a presenter at this year’s NBCBA annual meeting which will be held February 9-11, 2015, in Tucson, AZ. NBCBA meetings occur three times during the year with the February meeting having the largest attendance and longest duration. Janet Ciesko, Terry Cummings and Bill Sterrett of Roanoke are attending and are hosting a reception at the Skyline Country […]

January 20, 2015


eBond: Post Deployment Update

eBond deployed successfully on January 4, 2015. While the system is working efficiently, there are a few loose ends and issues that have arisen. For the next several weeks, the eBond Working Group[1] meets to discuss the issues and address solutions. We will keep you updated on any new developments. How do I know which […]

January 20, 2015
New Procedure for Hand-Carried Diamonds Entering Israel on an ATA Carnet

We received notification from USCIB that there are new procedures for hand-carried diamonds entering Israel on an ATA Carnet, effective January 15, 2015. However, the instructions provided in handling the ATA Carnet validation and the merchandise are unclear. In the meantime, the Israeli guaranteeing association is checking with their authorities and we hope to receive […]

January 15, 2015

ATA Carnet

Freight Contracts Modified to Meet Ebola Exposure

Freight Contracts Modified to Meet Ebola Exposure Trade associations within the shipping industry are changing their freight contracts to lower loss exposure for companies transporting cargo or traveling to countries affected by Ebola. The new contracts are designed to protect crews from contracting the virus and can lead to rerouting, delays and quarantines in port. […]

January 09, 2015

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