Duty Avoidance

Duty Savings Opportunities

Learn about different legal methods to saving money through duties and taxes. Bring your questions to the President of Scarbrough, Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist. In this webinar, you will learn about: • duty drawback, • product exclusions, • Foreign Trade Zones, • […]

US Customs Exams

U.S. Customs Exams Explained

U.S. Customs Exams Explained Join us with Licensed U.S. Customs brokers and Global Trade Experts to learn about U.S. Customs exams processed on U.S. imports at ports of entry including border crossings. Our experts will give a quick rundown on how U.S. Customs exams work and […]

Minimum Security Criteria in CTPAT

CTPAT’s First Revision of Security Criteria U.S. Customs and Border Protection is currently undergoing draft modifications to the minimum security criteria (MSC) associated with Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.  CBP is gathering input on the proposed changes through the end of October and plans to implement […]

CTPAT: Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

CTPAT: Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) offers businesses an opportunity to play an active role against terrorism and simultaneously manage a trade compliant global supply chain.  By participating in this first worldwide supply chain […]


ACE: Reset and Reactivate without calling ACE Service Desk

ACE: Reset and Reactivate without calling ACE Service Desk You will no longer have to call the ACE Service Desk for these issues! New Functionality for ACE Trade Account Owners: Reset and Reactivate As of March 28, 2016, Trade Account Owners (TAOs) and Trade Proxy […]


ACE Record keeping

  On January 28, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued long-awaited guidance on recordkeeping in the ACE environment.  The guidance simply states that importers must retain data that was transmitted on their behalf.  This does not necessarily mean keeping the 7501 or 3461 paper forms […]


ACE Support Lines

ACE Support Lines ACE and Refactored AESDirect Customer Support Teams. Who do you call? The International Trade Management Division (ITMD) along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are working hard to provide you with the best customer support during the transition to the Automated […]

ACE Updates Timeline

US Customs updates timeline for implementation of ACE electronic entry system Excerpt: American Journal of Transportation | February 9, 2016 US Customs responding to industry concerns has delayed ACE implementation deadlines. Working in close coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, the Border Interagency Executive […]