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First Mandatory Use of ACE Starts in Six Months; CBP Urges Preparation

Posted November 06, 2014

Under U.S. Customs Issues

(STR Trade Report)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently issued the following information to help members of the trade community prepare for the upcoming three-phase transition from the Automated Commercial System to the Automated Commercial Environment.

Manifest Data. As of May 1, 2015, import and export manifest data being filed with CBP electronically will have to be sent via ACE. This requirement will extend to all modes of transportation: air, rail, ocean and truck. To prepare, CBP advises filers to ensure they have updated their software to enable manifest data to be transmitted in accordance with the latest CBP technical guidelines.

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