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 [...]
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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 [...]
AMS or Automated Manifest System is the name of the CBP system that processes air manifest information for security purposes. The CBP system has been recently updated and is also known as Air ACE or Automated Commercial Environment. All air carriers landing at US airports with commercial cargo are required to file manifest details into [...]
A Container Freight Station refers to a facility that consolidates or de-consolidates freight before preparing such freight for the next leg of its journey. Most CFS will be located close to ports of entry such as airports, ocean container ports and major railway hubs. In the US, a CFS is designated by its FIRMS code. [...]
An Express Consignment Carrier Facility (ECCF) refers to a shared or separate specialized facility that has been authorized by the port director to handle the inspection and clearance of express consignment shipments. It is, for the most part, a bonded warehouse with the authorization and capacity to process high volumes of parcels coming into the [...]