Automated Export System


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Automated Export System

Electronic filing of Shippers Export Declaration (SEDs) with US Customs prior to departure.

Automated Export System

In international commerce, the electronic filing of a shipper's export declaration with U.S. Customs. A shipper's export declaration is required with the shipment of certain controlled substances. The automated export system is designed to expedite the process.
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Census Bureau's Automated Export System (www.aesdirect.gov).
Moreover, in carrying out the physical act of exporting, they must meet certain conditions in terms of documentation (electronic reporting of export information using the Automated Export System (AES) and handling (particularly of classified material).
Topics covered range from export documentation, licensing, NAFTA, free-Wade agreements and embargoes, and the automated export system, as well as import compliance issues.
The export file should include copies of all requests for bids, the final quote, purchase orders, commercial invoices, packing lists, SED copies or automated export system (AES) assigned numbers, and bills of lading.
For exporters, the strawman proposals recommended that the existing Automated Export System (AES), which is jointly administered by the Customs and the Bureau of Census, be employed as the mechanism to receive cargo information prior to export, whether by air, sea, rail or truck.
The most important step is the Customs Service's development, with Census Bureau assistance, of the Automated Export System (AES) for export administration and data collection.
Ford also said he's concerned that CBP officers using these new guidelines may be compelled to seize non-licensed exports with Census Bureau Automated Export System data filing errors.
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