CBP Trade EAC, Brenda Smith, Outlines ACE and Other Modernization Priorities

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Executive Assistance Commissioner for Trade, Brenda Smith, spoke at the 2018 CBP Trade Symposium in Atlanta from August 14-15th on the ‘State of CBP’s Trade Strategy’. Smith highlighted some of CBP’s recent trade accomplishments, including “quantifying the benefits of CBP’s single window cargo process systems, the Automated Commercial Environment … Read more

After 15 Years, CBP Completes Final Major ACE Milestone, One of the U.S. Govt.’s Most Complex IT Projects

On 24 February 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the last of its major trade processing capabilities for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). ACE is the U.S. Single Window system, which aims to enhance cargo processing by automating all customs-related filing functions required by CBP and other U.S. Partner Government Agencies (PGA).  In this update, … Read more

Partner Agencies Collecting More Trade Data Electronically as CBP Advances ACE Deployment

As U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) moves towards a December 2016 deadline for full implementation of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), other U.S. Government agencies with regulatory authorities over imports are expanding their abilities and mandates to accept required information electronically as part of the overall move to a fully paperless system. While the … Read more