ACE Monthly Trade Update: November 2014

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has established a schedule for completing development of all core trade processing capabilities in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) by the end of 2016. Progress on the transition to ACE is underway, and as the deployment schedule rolls on, CBP is keeping the trade up to date on all of the newest features.

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A Turkey By Any Other Name…

Happy Thanksgiving from Integration Point!

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FTZ and NAFTA – Questions Answered

In October 2014, Integration Point hosted a webcast on the topic of US Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) and NAFTA exporting.  The presenter, Rebecca Williams, Managing Director for the Rockefeller Group’s Foreign Trade Zone Services, spent the hour going through how companies using zones could also benefit from NAFTA qualifications when exporting.  During the webcast there were several questions that were not able to be covered due to time constraints.   Part 1 of the questions dealt with NAFTA benefits and eligibility – that post can be viewed here.   Part 2 provided information for those that are new to FTZs and NAFTA, and can be viewed here.  Today’s post answers general questions about FTZs and NAFTA.  You can also view an on-demand version of the webcast here.

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New to FTZ and NAFTA – What You Need to Know

In October 2014, Integration Point hosted a webcast on the topic of US Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) and NAFTA exporting.  The presenter, Rebecca Williams, Managing Director for the Rockefeller Group’s Foreign Trade Zone Services, spent the hour going through how companies using zones could also benefit from NAFTA qualifications when exporting.  During the webcast there were several questions that were not able to be covered due to time constraints.   Part 1 of the questions dealt with NAFTA benefits and eligibility – that post can be viewed here.  Today’s post answers the questions for those that are new to FTZs and NAFTA.  You can also view an on-demand version of the webcast here.

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U.S. CBP Update – A Review of 2014 and a Look Ahead to 2015

It has been a busy year for US Customs & Border Protection, but what year isn’t busy for one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive government agencies?  2014, however, has been a different kind of busy and as a result US importers and exporters are positioned to gain a more competitive advantage in almost every industry.

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