Customs City Global Solutions Inc.

Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has developed systems which make it easy to monitor and account for all cargo that enters the country. CBP systems such as ACE eManifest also come with certain capabilities that make it possible to generate all statistical data regarding foreign trade. They include FIRMS codes, Schedule D codes, and Schedule [...]
International trade has evolved over the years as different businesses export and import cargo across the Canadian border. However, submitting and keeping track of pre-arrival freight information has never been easy for highway carriers, freight forwarders, warehouse operators and brokers ever since ACI eManifest became mandatory under Customs Law. Previously, trade and logistics companies had [...]
What is ACI eManifest? ACI eManifest is a mandatory CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) security program for trucking companies. This online eManifest portal is provided by CBSA to help importers & transportation companies in easily bringing in their cargo from outside the Canadian border. Trucking companies who bring-in their shipment either through box trucks, containers [...]
Did you know that Canada has one of the most user-friendly trade management systems in the world? The reason for this state-of-the-art technology introduced by the government on its borders is to streamline and facilitate trade from all over the world. One such initiative is the introduction of the Prearrival Review System or PARS. Through [...]
United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agency has introduced state of the art technologies to improve its border protection procedures. PAPS, which is an abbreviation for Prearrival Processing System, is one such technology. It helps carriers and security officials alike conduct cross-border trade. Traders willing to export their cargo from other parts of the [...]
In order to modernize and quicken the process of importing low-value shipments (less than $800 USD) to the US, crucial changes have been affected by CBP (Customs & Border Protection). One of the most significant changes happened in May 2015. These laws put particular emphasis on the mandatory use of the ACE eManifest system which [...]
James May, Customs City Global Solutions Inc. Now that the dark cloud of uncertainty has been lifted from Canada after the signing of the new USMCA (US-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement) it’s time to now look at further diversifying Canada’s trading partners.  Canada should pursue an FTA (Free Trade Agreement) with ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian [...]