When importing goods, customs agencies around the globe hold the importer responsible for filing accurate data. The ability to validate preliminary data with the final shipment is the cornerstone of compliance.
OCR Import Operations streamlines the process of customs clearance, allowing businesses to focus on profit and growth and not waste time on process. Import Operations efficiently diminishes administrative burden and comprehensively assists in the management of all import processes.
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File electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Automated Broker Interface (ABI), through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Identify duties and fees, applicable trade program privileges, and documentation requirements with an Import Controls Trade Wizard
All parties to the import, including suppliers, brokers, freight forwarders, and the importer of record, must collaborate to record Pre-Entry, Entry, and Post-Entry activities to avoid discrepancies, maintain data integrity, and avoid errors
Automate import order maintenance, compliance check/verification, and balance tracking of orders and any relevant licenses
Facilitate self-filing by enabling cargo release through filing of Simplified Entry and mandatory 7501 Entry Summary filing with ACE and capture customs valuation methods
Automate cross check analysis of pre-entry authorizations against brokers filing data
Oversight of import activity such as extensive ad hoc reports, as well as Broker Evaluation/ Performance Metrics Report, Assist Tracking, Audit Reports, Order Activity and Balance Tracking