cptatScarbrough International, Ltd. is a certified and validated member of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT). CTPAT increases supply chain security through voluntary participation by U.S. companies. There are numerous benefits to becoming and conducting business with CTPAT members.

These include but are not limited to: good corporate citizenship, fewer inspections of cargo, faster processing of Customs entries, which means faster releases of merchandise and a shortened supply chain.

Scarbrough International, Ltd.’s CTPAT Status Verification Interface Participant (SVIP) Number is scaBro00507.

ACE-20Web2010Scarbrough International, Ltd. is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Broker. Only a small number of Customs brokers participate in ACE, which enables Scarbrough International, Ltd., to reduce administrative burden and cost while increasing the speed of clearance by leveraging CBP systems modernization programs.

Since 2009, Scarbrough has been leading the way with our ACE capabilities and we are proud to have several experts in ACE on staff.  Scarbrough was selected to be 1 of 20 brokers across the country to participate in the Simplified Entry Pilot Program and has been recognized by U.S. Customs for its participation.

ACE Questions and Answers

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What is needed to make ACE transition? ( AES, 3461 & 7501)  Answer

Have you heard anything about the ACE Export Reports missing data? Answer 

Do we need an AES account to ship via Fed Ex or UPS to Canada or Mexico? Answer

Is there an ACE test system? Answer

Should I change ACE when I’m changing company? Answer

Do we need to complete application forms for non exporter and exporters? Answer

Am I absolutely required to apply for an ACE portal? Answer

Can Scarbrough help us to fill out the ACE application? Answer

Will ACE be taking the place of ABI and what are the system requirements for ACE? Answer

Can you hire a company that is not licensed broker to fill out export documents including AES ? Answer

Can a company have more than one ACE Portal account? Answer

How long will it take for CBP to complete my ACE application? Answer

Who should I contact if I have further ACE questions in the future?  Answer



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How to do AES filing in ACE portal? Answer

ACE Portal Transition, what to do? Answer

Importers will receive 7501 and 3461 Paper Forms? Answer

How to have portal contact confidentiality? Answer

How to Know if Broker is Filing via ACE or ACS? Answer

Post Summary Correction in ACE, whats the new process? Answer

Is ITRAC Data going away? Answer

Data Reports in ACE and Audits, what are they for? Answer

How to set up Multiple Users in ACE Portal and more than one EIN? Answer

Already set up as Exporter, now how can I to set up ACE as an Importer? Answer

Using ACE as an importer, what’s important? Answer

What companies are at the most risk during the ACE transitions? Answer