CBP: ACE export manifest for rail cargo test

CBP: ACE export manifest for rail cargo test

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released for publication in the Federal Register a general notice announcing plans to conduct the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) export manifest for rail cargo test, concerning ACE export manifest capability.

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According to the CBP notice [PDF 204 KB], the ACE rail cargo test is a voluntary test in which at least nine participants will agree to submit export manifest data electronically at least two hours prior to loading of the cargo onto the rail car in preparation for departure from the United States or, for empty rail cars, upon assembly of the train. 

The notice provides a description of the test, sets forth eligibility requirements for participation, and invites public comment on any aspect of the test.

 

For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 | dzuvich@kpmg.com

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 | asiciliano@kpmg.com

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