Mississippi River: Superhighway

Mississippi River: Superhighway It looks like the impact of the deepening of the Mississippi River will benefit the North American market greatly.  Read more from the links below. The Big River Coalition and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development commissioned the study by noted […]

AIM Event

Roger Scarbrough will be speaking at an Associated Industries of Missouri event on Sept 10-11, 2013.   He will be speaking on “The 5 Most Commons Mistakes International Shippers Make.” Register and look for more information here: http://aimo.com/events-2/

Is Air Cargo “ISF” a possibility?

According to Sandler & Travel Trade Advisory Services, Inc., U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have proposed a possible mandatory program placed on the current Air Cargo Advanced Screening pilot.  This mandate would require data elements such as airway bill number, details of the packing […]

Kevin Ekstrand joins Scarbrough

Scarbrough International, Ltd. — Kansas City’s Corporate Headquarters is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Ekstrand as our Director of Sales.  Kevin is a Licensed Customs Broker and Executive with more than 16 years of International Trade Experience. He currently serves on the Advisory […]

Scarbrough Partners with Yves “Jetman” Rossy

August 27, 2013 — Scarbrough International, Ltd. a Kansas City-headquartered international freight forwarder and U.S. Customs Broker is honored to have been selected to handle the U.S. Import and Customs Clearance for the infamous “Jetman,” Yves Rossy this summer.  In partnership with Schneider + CIE […]

Scarbrough Customer Experience Initiative

Scarbrough is proud to announce that we have undertaken and launched our Customer Experience Initiative. This is a development which has taken place across all three brands of our company; Scarbrough International, Scarbrough Logistics and Six Lines, our NVOCC.  This is a transformation that we […]

North Korean ship seized with Cuban weapons; How’s your ITAR compliance?

Last week, in violation of  United Nations sanctions against North Korea, Panamanian Customs officials detained the North Korean flagged vessel Chong Con Gang en route from Cuba to North Korea carrying what the Cubans called “obsolete defense weapons”. The North Korean crew did everything in […]