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 & [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Section 321 is a shipment type used in the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ACE system that allows low-value shipments of <=$800 USD to be cleared through the border without paying duty or tax. To qualify for Section 321 shipment type any goods being imported into the US should not exceed a value of 800 [...]
The following messages are summarized in the CBP ACE Air CAMIR document. ACE Air eManifest was formally referred to as AMS Air or Automated Manifest System. The FRI (Freight Report Inbound) message is used for reporting advance Air eManifest data to the CBP ACE eManifest system. This message is, however, not usable in amending air [...]
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 [...]
Automated Manifest System (AMS) Air The CBP legacy system was known as AMS Air. Later CBP upgraded and moved the AMS Air system platform to the ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) platform. After this move, CBP refers to the AMS Air system as ACE Air or ACE Air eManifest. Automated Commercial Environment (ACE Air eManifest) ACE [...]