CBP Expects to Turn Off ACS for Rail and Sea Manifests by Late 2012
(World Trade Interactive)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced recently that it expects to fully transition rail and sea manifests from the Automated Commercial System to the Automated Commercial Environment by late 2012.
CBP began conducting a pilot test of rail and sea manifests in ACE on Nov. 28. According to CBP, this test includes the filing of all rail and sea manifests and relevant Automated Broker Interface applications in ACE for parties who have completed trade testing, the ability of customs brokers to create rail entry banks, conveyance data loaded and available for carriers, an in-bond authorization edit, and multi-modal manifest report data in ACE for importer, broker and carrier accounts. Read more here.
Date: December 16, 2011