In our recent blog post, we discussed glitches in ACE that prevented carriers from seeing release messages for air cargo, even though the filers receive paperless releases in ACE. To address the issue, the Port of Los Angeles announced a paper-based workaround.
Today, the Port of LA has updated its guidance by extending the paper workaround until June 24, 2015 and providing a paper Permit to Transfer form for carriers and filers to obtain manual signatures for in-bond cargo movements.
LAX Port Director Todd Hoffman’s revised memo: ACE air manifest releases update.
**** UPDATE: On June 24, LAX further extended the interim processing procedures until July 31, 2015. June 24 Notice to Trade