(Source: CBP Single Windosinw – ACE top entry)

ACE – Importance of The  Single Window (PDF) ….. click here to summary

ACE and Automated Systems

CBP automated systems electronically support the facilitation of importing and exporting goods. By the end of 2016, the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) will become the Single Window – the primary system through which the trade community will report imports and exports and the government will determine admissibility. Through ACE as the Single Window, manual processes will be streamlined and automated, paper will be eliminated, and the international trade community will be able to more easily and efficiently comply with U.S. laws and regulations.

CBP has established the following mandatory use dates for transitioning to ACE:

What’s New with ACE?

Updated Timeline for Transitioning to ACE

Deputy Secretaries from various departments recently elected to allow additional time for testing and transition to ACE for various trade participants.  November 1st 2015 now begins a transition period for electronic entry and entry summary filings in ACE.  What follows is an overview of the new timeline.  (read more)

Availability of ACE Export Manifest Test

To facilitate filing of electronic export manifest data for air cargo, ACE will begin limited acceptance of export manifest filings.   Please read on for objectives and how to participate (read more)

Information Notice for the Trade – ACE Deployment E

This notice describes upcoming ACE capabilities. (read more)

Updated ACE Cargo Release Business Process Document

CBP has published version 1.2 of the ACE Cargo Release Business Process Document.  This is a living document, issued in draft form, intended to provide an overview of processes, procedures and policy associated with the filing and release of entries using ACE—inclusive of PGA import requirements. (read more)