Cfia validating animal health import permits

04 Apr

10 2 Rule: “United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced a new rule, known as the Importer Security Filing (ISF) or more commonly called 10 2; which requires cargo information, for security purposes, to be transmitted to the agency at least 48 hours before goods are loaded onto an ocean vessel for shipment into the U. 10 2 is pursuant to section 203 of the SAFE Port Act, and requires importers to provide 10 data elements to CBP, as well as 2 more data elements from the carrier.

On January 26, 2010, 10 2 was officially effective and importers are required to comply.

ABI is a voluntary program available to brokers, importers, carriers, port authorities, and independent service centers.”³Automated Clearing House (ACH): "The primary electronic funds transfer (EFT) system used by agencies to make payments for financial transactions in the United States.

ACH processes large volumes of credit and debit transactions in batches.

An air freight forwarder is ordinarily classed as an indirect air carrier; however, many air freight forwarders operate their own aircraft.”¹Air Waybill (AWB): “A shipping document used by the airlines for air freight.AMS facilitates the inter-modal movement and delivery of cargo by rail and trucks through the In-bond system.Sea, air and rail carriers, port authorities, service bureaus, freight forwarders, rail carriers, and container freight stations can participate in AMS.The particulars may include such items as shipment date, method of transport, carrier, expected date and time of arrival and a full listing of contents.”¹Air Cargo: “Goods/cargo transported, or to be transported, by an air carrier.”¹Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS): ACAS was designed to provide U. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with data concerning the parties and commodities involved in air cargo .With information about inbound air shipments further back in the supply chain, CBP will be able to better identify high-risk shipments into the United States.