United States - Customs Declarations

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Helping brokers improve margins while keeping pace with customs requirements
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Efficiently Manage Entry and Declaration Requirements to U.S. Customs & Border Protection and Other U.S. Government Agencies

Descartes’ U.S. Declaration solution helps customs brokers and self-filing importers streamline complex customs entries. As an approved CBP ABI software vendor, Descartes solutions are at the leading edge of enabling customs compliance.

Features & Benefits

Streamlined Compliance
Intuitive entry screens and automatic calculation of duties, taxes, and fees improve accuracy and productivity
Data Validation
Automated data checks including information required for OGAs and PGAs improves completeness and compliance rates
Digital Documentation
Seamless document creation and electronic submission to CBP to accelerate clearance speed
Role-based Permissions
Configurable access and tiered workflow process enhance administration and oversight
Advanced Reporting
Analyze compliance performance to proactively address exceptions
Customer Visibility
Dashboards and automated email notifications to help provide world-class customer service

— Len James, Chief Financial Officer, The John S. James, Co.

"From customs filings, global trade content, denied party screening, and shipment management, it all comes together on the Descartes platform."


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Additional Resources

U.S. Section 321 Type 86 Resource Center
Learn how to take advantage of this customs entry type for low-value shipments
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Customer Success
Encore Forwarding Better Handles Shipments Worldwide with Descartes
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U.S. Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Resource Center
Stay up-to-date on the U.S. initiative to automate customs and security filing submissions

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