News & Insights
Dave Jordan of Roanoke Trade will be a presenter in a session at the 2014 WESCCON conference. His presentation will focus on STBs in eBond. Please plan on attending Saturday, October 18th from 11:00am – 12:15pm.
No Increase for Forwarder, NVO Bonds The Federal Maritime Commission’s proposed revisions to ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) rules have been amended to eliminate some mandates that were unpopular with freight forwarders and OTIs. Proposed bond increases, which met with industry pushback, have been eliminated from the FMC’s newest version of the guidelines. The June 2013 […]
Join us for a complimentary webinar on Tuesday, October 14th from 11:30am – 12:30pm CT In August 2014, Roanoke held a complimentary webinar for its clients on eBond. We are reprising this webinar for those who missed it or would like to attend again. In this presentation, we will provide a variety updates since our last […]
Roanoke Trade, as member of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), represents NASBP on the Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC). Members of CSEC collaborated to compile an FAQ and related documents at the request of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA). This FAQ document and appendices are posted for general information purposes. […]
Workers’ Compensation: Making Warehouse Safety A Priority Workers’ Compensation insurance is a significant expense for all businesses, including warehouse operators storing cargo for third parties. While the frequency and severity of workplace accidents for this sector is not at the level as some others (construction, for example), a series of even minor incidents can still […]
Congress Holds Off on Deciding Export-Import Bank’s Fate Until Next Summer The operating authority of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), the federal government’s export credit agency, was set to expire next week on September 30th but has received temporary reprieve after Congress approved a short-term extension of its charter. House Speaker John Boehner included a […]