News & Insights

Delayed Enforcement 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 […]

July 09, 2014

Industry Insights

Cargo Insurance and ISFs: Implications West Coast Shippers Should Consider

Cargo Insurance and ISFs: Implications West Coast Shippers Should Consider Negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) continue as the current contract expired on June 30th. Presently, according to a statement by the PMA, while there will be no contract extension, “cargo will keep moving, and normal operations […]

July 08, 2014

Industry Insights

ISF – What’s New, What’s Not

It’s been seven weeks since CBP’s internal memo to seaports resuming limited liquidated damage (LD) enforcement on ISFs. NCBFAA and the International Trade Surety Association (ITSA) requested a copy of the directive but CBP has declined to provide it. CBP maintains that an FAQ Addendum posted to their website sets forth the pertinent elements of the directive. […]

July 02, 2014

Industry Insights

Independence Day Hours

In observance of Independence Day, our offices will close at 3:00PM on Thursday, July 3rd and will be closed Friday, July 4th. We will re-open on Monday, July 7th at 8:30AM. From all your friends at Roanoke, we wish you a safe and memorable 4th of July weekend!

June 30, 2014

Corporate Communiqué

Inside the Intangible Benefits of Cargo Insurance

Inside the Intangible Benefits of Cargo Insurance Cargo insurance is a vital risk management tool for cargo owners and in some cases affords a degree of protection for transportation intermediaries as well. In addition to the potential profits associated with providing clients with Cargo insurance coverage, transportation intermediaries should also consider the intangible risk management […]

June 27, 2014

Industry Insights

Successful CBP ACE Outreach Event

On June 19, Roanoke Trade and the Chicago Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association co-sponsored CBP’s ACE outreach session for the Chicago trade community. This event on the progress of ACE development and mandated deployment dates was the largest attended ACE outreach session to date with over 150 members of the trade community present. We would […]

June 24, 2014


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