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CFS Warehouses & Fulfillment Centers as an Entity Under Section 321
On February 18, 2021, Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP) published a new ruling regarding fulfillment centers and domestic warehouses. Under Section 321, CBP can admit qualifying goods tax-free and duty-free as long as the goods are imported on one day by one person and have a value of $800 or less in the country [...]
Clear US Air eCommerce Shipments at the Click-of-a-Button | Single Platform for ACE Air eManifest (AMS Air) & Section 321 (Type 86)
Pickering, Ontario: Customs City Global Solutions Inc. today announced a new eCommerce all-in-one platform that connects customs brokers directly to CBP (Customs & Border Protection) for sending air manifest (ACE Air eManifest) and importer declaration (Section 321, Type 86) data to ABI (Automated Broker Interface).  This manifest & declaration data satisfies freight forwarder, warehouse & [...]
Upload Entry Type 86 to Clear Section 321 eCommerce Shipments
What is Section 321, Entry Type 86? Entry Type 86 under Section 321 is a voluntary entry type for electronic release and filing of eCommerce shipments which qualify for the de minimis regulations of Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP). The de minimis provisions define goods that qualify for an Entry Type 86 as any [...]
PAPS Numbers Need to Match to Entry Numbers Before Crossing the Border
When transporting cargo into the US, there is usually one important thing that the highway carrier needs to confirm before crossing the border.  Is there an entry number matching to my PAPS number? PAPS (Pre-Arrival Processing System) is known to trucking companies as those bar-coded stickers that are placed on the commercial invoice before faxing [...]
What is CBP’s eCommerce Strategy
Background E-Commerce is one of the fastest-growing segments of the American economy and it is not showing any signs of slowing down in the near-term. According to US Customs &Border Protection (CBP), e-commerce refers to low-value (<$800) cleared under section 321 or otherwise known as Type 86.  eCommerce is defined as high volume, low-value shipments [...]
ACE Import Manifest Documentation Types
There are as many ACE Import Manifest Documentation tyes as there are modes of transport. The documentation for the various modes of transport are transmitted through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).  ACE is the Single Window System used by CBP (Customs & Border Protection) ACE Air eManifest (AMS Air Manifest) ACE Air eManifest submissions must [...]
4 Ways to Participate in the CBP Section 321 Program
CBP Section 321 Shipment Type To quicken and modernize the import process of low-value shipments (valued less than $800) into the United States, Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has put in place some recommended programs to facilitate the release for e-commerce shipments. All of the Section 321 shipment submission methods are part of the CBP [...]