LAREDO PORT OF ENTRY GOING HIGH TECH & ULTRA MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE

(TNS) — After the World Trade Bridge sustained significant damage from a rain and wind storm in May, local Customs and Border Protection (CBP) leaders got together with various elected officials to work on getting the most out of the situation: namely, $100 million in…

ACE IS KEY FOR CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT

ACE allows for stricter Customs enforcement From The Journal of Commerce By:Susan Kohn Ross, international trade attorney | Aug 16, 2016 11:13AM EDT In the face of its recent reorganization and enhanced computer system, it was really only a matter of time before the trade community started…

NEW CUSTOMS LAWS ARE SIGNED AND ENACTED

  Introduction President Obama signed the bipartisan Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 on February 24 2016. This is the first major customs legislation enacted since the Customs Modernisation Act.(1) The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act focuses on facilitating legitimate trade and…

CBP TO EXPAND AND ADD 2000 JOB TO EXPEDITE TRAFFIC FLOW

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced March 31 two steps aimed at further improving security and service levels at U.S. ports of entry. First, CBP is accepting through April 30 applications for new public-private partnership…

PREDICTIONS FOR CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION FOR 2014

Robert Bowman Contributor From Logistics and Transportation logistics, international trade and supply-chain management 10 Predictions for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in 2014     Big changes are underway at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB), which appears to be shifting from a single-minded focus on fighting terrorism to one…

TRADE COMMUNITY MEETS IN DC TO TALK TRADE FACILITATION AND INNOVATION

The trade community expressed optimism that business and government leaders will work together to transform trade processes and improve the pace and security of cross-border commerce during the March 6 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in…

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION ANNOUNCE NEW CCE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Deputy Commissioner David V. Aguilar announced today the expansion of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE), which will create six new centers in 2013 for the Agriculture & Prepared Products; Apparel, Footwear & Textiles; Base Metals;…

CUSTOMS OPENS NEW CCE IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN

By: Mark Rockwell CBP industry expertise centers With an eye towards centralizing the processing of imported automotive and aerospace goods, U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened an Automotive and Aerospace Center of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) in Detroit, MI on Sept. 5. The center has begun…

ACTING COMMISSIONER AGUILAR STATEMENTS TO AAEI

At a time when economic growth is critical for the nation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David V. Aguilar addressed hundreds of trade business leaders at the American Association of Exporters and Importers’ 91st Annual Conference in Arlington, Va. on Monday Aguilar, who…

ACTING COMMISSIONER DAVID AGUILAR WITH TRADE OUTREACH

Members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection, otherwise known as COAC, held their second public meeting of the year in Savannah, Ga. The meeting was hosted by CBP Acting Commissioner David V. Aguilar, who co-chaired the proceedings with Timothy…