Since our last report in October, US Customs’ Simplified Entry (cargo release) pilot has made significant strides:
- Nearly 68,000 entries filed, a 143% increase
- 788 participating importers, up from 600
- 33 pilot ports, up from 13
In addition, CBP recently started development work for automated correction and deletion functionality, which will allow the trade to update, via EDI, any previously filed Simplified Entries. No more manual process!
For this and other developments on the ACE front, see CBP’s March 2013 “ACEopedia.”