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Top 10 Reasons to Purchase the Rental Car Damage Waiver

Top 10 Reasons to Purchase the Rental Car Damage WaiverBy Jim Nerger, Vice President, Roanoke Trade

While most collision damage waiver (CDW) or loss damage waiver (LDW) fees are considered by many to be outrageous, consumers are best advised to purchase the CDW/LDW when renting a vehicle. These waivers may protect you against thousands of dollars in charges not covered under your personal auto policy. Since your auto insurance will likely cover things the rental agreement waiver won’t, having both is advisable.

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Roanoke Trade Launches Cyber Suite for Small to Midsize Logistics Service Providers

Roanoke Trade Launches Cyber Suite for Small to Midsize Logistics Service ProvidersThe clarion message from hackers today is that no company – large or small – is immune from cyber attacks, with their methods increasingly more sophisticated and targeted against those firms that transact a wealth of data online. This includes the transportation sector, which ranked fifth as the most cyber-attacked industry in 2016, according to IBM’s Cyber Security Intelligence Index.

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Roanoke’s Amanda Barlow Appointed to the District Export Council of Southern California

Roanoke Trade’s Amanda Barlow Appointed to the District Export Council of Southern CaliforniaRoanoke is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Amanda Barlow, Vice President of ATA Carnet for Roanoke Insurance Group Inc., to the District Export Council of Southern California (DECSC), one of more than 60 DECs that exist throughout the country to support the U.S. Government’s export promotion efforts. Amanda joins fellow Roanoke colleague, Theresa Garcia, as a DEC member.

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The Importance of Flood Insurance, Other Coverages Underscored in Aftermath of 2017 Catastrophe Losses

HurricaneThe trifecta of hurricanes that made landfall in 2017 from Harvey to Irma and Maria, along with other natural catastrophes, such as severe flooding in Southeast Asia and the earthquake in Mexico is estimated to cost the insurance industry $135 billion. Overall losses, which also include uninsured losses, are estimated at $330 billion, the second-highest figure ever recorded for natural disasters, according to a recent catastrophe review by Munich Re, parent company of Roanoke Trade.

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Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of Northern California (CBFANC) Educational Series – Navigating the ADD/CVD Maze

Join speakers David Jordan of Roanoke Trade and Susan Kohn Ross of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, for this informative seminar concerning Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (ADD/CVD) issues hosted by the CBFANC on Wednesday, February 21st from 8am-12pm (PT).

When the Department of Commerce finds that imported merchandise was sold in the U.S. at an unfairly low or subsidized price, to level the playing field for U.S.

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The Foreign Trade Association Names Glenn Patton of Roanoke as 2018 President!

The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) has named Roanoke Insurance Group Inc.’s Glenn Patton as their 2018 FTA President. Mr. Patton has been on the Executive Board of Directors for the Foreign Trade Association of Southern California since 2011 and has been an active member of the organization since 2002. Prior to earning his presidential seat, he served as Treasurer, 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President.

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2017 Holiday Hours

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‘Tis a Very Busy Season for this Holiday for Logistics Companies

‘Tis a Very Busy Season for this Holiday for Logistics CompaniesThe most recent figures from the Labor Department shows that the warehousing and storage sector geared up in November for the holiday season, adding 8,100 jobs to pick, pack and ship e-commerce orders. This number reflects the most jobs the sector has added in a single month since December 2015, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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Roanoke to be Platinum Sponsor at AirCargo 2018

Join the Roanoke Trade team at the AirCargo 2018 Conference in Austin, Texas from February 18 – 20!  This yearly event brings together all actors in the air cargo supply chain in one location to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry. Be sure to visit us at booth 302, talk with us at our sponsored lunch event and catch us at one of the many important sessions.

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Roanoke to Attend NBCBA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join Roanoke Trade at the Northern Border Custom Brokers Association (NBCBA) 2018 Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida! The event will take place from February 12th through the 14th. For tickets to this event, please click here. We hope to see you there!

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