U.S. CUSTOMS AUTOMATED COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT (ACE)

U.S. CUSTOMS AUTOMATED COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT (ACE)

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is mandating the use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). There are two deadlines to be aware of:

  1. November 1, 2015 is the beginning of the transition period for using ACE for all electronic cargo release and related entry summary filing.
  2. February  28, 2016 is the mandatory use date of ACE for all remaining electronic portions of the CBP cargo process, as ACS will no longer be available.

ACE will provide a single access point for the trade community to report imports and exports to the U.S. government