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2019 NCBFAA Scholarship Program Is Now Open and Accepting Applications

Last updated on December 13th, 2018

The National Customs Broker and Forwarder Association of America (NCBFAA) offers a $5,000 scholarship award to students intending to join the trade industry. The award is presented to the winner at the NCBFAA annual conference. Roanoke is delighted to once again sponsor this meaningful competition and each year we look forward to sharing in the excitement of the winner.

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Introducing the Bond Sufficiency Calculator!

Last updated on November 28th, 2018

Roanoke Trade is pleased to introduce our Bond Sufficiency Calculator, a new tool to help you determine the appropriate continuous customs import bond amount.

Due to the ongoing “trade wars”, tariffs have recently been increased on many imported goods and materials. These increased tariffs have precipitated a spike in mandated increases to customs bond amounts.

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ATA Carnet Alert: New Carnet Requirements to Enter Turkey

Last updated on November 6th, 2018

To all ATA Carnet users traveling to Turkey, please be advised that Turkish Customs has implemented a new national rule that requires ATA Carnet holders and/or their authorized representatives to provide an Excel file stored on a memory key to Turkish Customs at the time of entry. This file is then uploaded into Turkey’s national Customs system.

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WESCCON 2018 – Friday Night Event

Last updated on October 9th, 2018

Click here for an interactive list of costume ideas!

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Roundtable Discussion – Tariffs and Their Impact on Bonds

Roanoke Trade announces a new series of informal roundtable discussions that offer our clients an opportunity to ask questions pertinent to their business; operational procedures and client communication with a single topic focus.

The first in this new series will feature our Bond Managers from around the country who will share the most frequent Q&As posed by you, our customers as they relate to tariffs and their impact on bonds.

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Breakbulk 2018

Last updated on August 27th, 2018

Breakbulk is back! Join us at this year’s Breakbulk America Conference in Houston, Texas on October 2nd through the 4th. Breakbulk is the place to connect with executives from leading EPCs, oil & gas and petrochemicals project owners, top industrial manufacturers, mining companies and metals producers who are moving cargoes throughout the Americas and around the world.

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2018 Southern Border Conference

We are very pleased to be MLB World Series Champion sponsors for the 2018 Southern Border Conference! Roanoke’s Amanda Barlow, Jeri Gentry and Corinna Valdez will be attending this second annual event, so be sure to join us on Wednesday night for an evening of networking and make your way to our booth during the week’s events.

Mark your calendar as we invite you to attend Amanda Barlow’s session “ATA Carnets on the Southern Border” which will take place on Thursday, August 23rd from 11:00AM-12:00PM.

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Drones, Autonomous Vehicles on Course to Disrupt the Supply Chain

Originally published on August 6th on the TIA website by Grant E. Goldsmith.

Earlier this year, General Motors introduced its latest self-driving car – a car with no steering wheel or foot pedals – that’s expected to hit the streets in 2019. GM’s car is meant to drive itself with no assistance (hence no steering wheel) from the driver. This is the future – driverless vehicles.

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Corporate Crime and Fraud: The Risks, the Red Flags and Best Practices – A Complimentary Webinar

Corporate crime and fraud may be the cause of both known and unknown monetary loss. Do you know where to look for evidence of crime & fraud and how to identify the most common sources of behavior?

Join us on 8/21/18 at 1pm CT for our complimentary webinar – Corporate Crime and Fraud: The Risks, the Red Flags and Best Practices presented by Terry Cummings, Vice President, Sales at Roanoke Trade.

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Government Affairs Conference (GAC) 2018

Last updated on July 27th, 2018

Join us for the NCBFAA 2018 Government Affairs Conference in Washington, DC, September 23-25! The annual NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference (GAC) provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about timely and critically important industry changes directly from the influential players involved as well as make their voices heard when explaining the industry’s pressing challenges to their Senators and Congressional Representatives. 

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