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ATA Carnet: Your Cargo’s Passport

J.F.K. Airport Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association Inc. presents: ATA Carnet: Your Cargo’s Passport What every broker and forwarder needs to know about handing ATA Carnets – import, export, applications, bonds, restrictions and more. Seminar Information WHEN:  November 12, 2014at 9:30AM (EST)  WHERE:  Russo’s on the Bay 162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard Howard Beach, NY 11414 […]

October 31, 2014


Ebola Can Wreck Supply Chains

Ebola Can Wreck Supply Chains Shippers are likely to experience major delays and growing supply chain costs as they transport goods to and from West Africa as Ebola containment measures become more stringent, according to an analysis done by Business Monitor International. At least one cargo carrier has initiated Ebola inspections on all shipments to […]

October 28, 2014

Industry Insights

Contract Failure Leads to Port Congestion

Contract Failure Leads to Port Congestion Congestion at U.S. and Canadian West Coast ports is getting worse by the day in the absence of a signed contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association. The congestion problem is causing containers to back up on the docks, trucks to wait in […]

October 27, 2014

Industry Insights

ATA Carnet EEI Exemption Final Rule Published!

After great anticipation the Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division (FTD) has announced the publication of an Interim Final Rule that amends its regulations to eliminate the reporting requirement for temporary exports. The revision to the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30 reinstates the previous filing exemptions in Sections 30.37(q) and (r) of the FTR for temporary exports, […]

October 13, 2014

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ATA Carnets Exempt from EEI/AES Filing!

Roanoke Insurance Group is very pleased to inform you that our hard work has paid off in securing exemption from the Electronic Export Filing (EEI) filing requirement for ATA Carnets! We received verbal confirmation from both U.S. Customs and Border protection (CBP) and U.S. Census Bureau yesterday. U.S. Census is currently working on revising the […]

October 13, 2014

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Delayed Enforcement of the New Foreign Trade Regulations Continues for ATA Carnet Shipments

Roanoke Insurance Group regularly checks on the status of the requested re-exemption for ATA Carnets from the Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing requirement under the new Foreign Trade Regulations. As of today we still have no response on the status and thus no further update to share. We can tell you that US Census has released their official FAQ on how ATA […]

October 13, 2014

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