Automated Commercial Environment


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Automated Commercial Environment

A computerized system used in the United States to track all imports and related transactions coming over land. It is used at all points of entry from Mexico and most from Canada.
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The Automated Commercial Environment is the United States' commercial trade processing system designed to automate border processing.
Keywords in this release: Federal border security, American shield initiative, ASI, US-VISIT, customs & border protection, CBP, automated commercial environment, ACE, automated commercial system, ACS, container security initiative, CSI, secure electronic network for travelers' rapid inspection, SENTRI, homeland security data network, HSDN, non intrusive inspection, NII, automated biometric identification system/integrated automated fingerprint identification system, IDENT/IAFIS, research, information, market, trends, technology, service, forecast, market share
The Automated Commercial Environment actually has its roots in legislation that was passed by Congress to implement the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) back in 1993.
Categories: July 20, 2010, Border security, Canada, CBP Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), CBP Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Program, Data collection, Data integrity, Employee training, Import restriction, Inspection, International trade, International trade restriction, On-the-job training, Port security, Program evaluation, Security assessments, Staff utilization, Trucking operations
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program that became mandatory for highway carriers in 2007.
By congressional mandate, expenditure plans for this system, called the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), must meet certain conditions, including GAO review.
The company announced last year that it was one of the first transportation carriers to deploy a trade processing system developed by CBP as part of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program.
ABF is certified as an Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) carrier by the U.
TransCore's Link Logistics introduces a Web-based application that helps carriers streamline compliance with new automated commercial environment (ACE) regulations set forth by U.
Customs Service is conducting a multiyear, multibillion dollar project, the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), a new trade processing system that is planned to support effective and efficient movement of goods into the United States.
The Automated Commercial Environment, or ACE, is part of a multi-year modernization effort by the CBP that automates the flow of information about packages approaching U.
The firm serves as one of five first-tier partners of the eCustoms Partnership working on the CBP Automated Commercial Environment project, referred to as ACE.
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