News & Insights

What’s Required – eBond or Paper Bond?

To assist the trade in following the new eBond rules to take effect on January 3, 2015, Roanoke has compiled a flyer to clear up the confusion.  As an advocate for the international trade community, Roanoke strives to keep eBond simplified!

November 25, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday Awareness for Transportation Companies

We wanted to share these following recommendations for preventing cargo theft with you prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, courtesy of FreightWatch International: Event: Thanksgiving Holiday Awareness Date: November 21, 2014 Location: North America Description: Year after year, the holiday shipping season shows an increase in cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers.  Since 2010, the transportation industry […]

November 24, 2014

Industry Insights

Corporate Communiqué

CBP Creates Webpage Dedicated to eBond

Check out CBP’s new eBond page on its website!  This new section contains a variety of resources, including FAQs, ACE news, events and activities and, soon, updated general polices & procedures to filing bonds.

November 24, 2014
U.S. Border Protection Offers Risk Assessment Template

U.S. Border Protection Offers Risk Assessment Template To join the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and receive the benefits it provides in strengthening international supply chains and gaining specific corporate benefits—including reduced examination fees and access to Free and Secure Trade (FAST) lanes—applicants must be able to provide a documented process of how […]

November 21, 2014

Industry Insights

CSEC Releases Updated eBond Implementation Guide

The Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC) has released an updated version of the eBond Implementation Guide.  ABI software developers should follow this guide when a customs broker wants to electronically transmit its eSTBs to the surety.  We recommend any customs broker clients interested in this method of issuing eSTBs to contact their ABI representative to […]

November 21, 2014

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