Sunday, May 19, 2024

MNX Global goes with Descartes for ACAS programme

MNX Global Logistics has picked the cloud-based Descartes Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) solution to comply with mandatory advanced security filing requirements for air cargo imports into the US. Created to enhance cargo security and visibility before it is in the air, ACAS is a joint US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security […]

US CBP awards Unisys contract to assess cargo risk

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), part of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has selected Unisys Corporation to develop, operate and manage systems used for risk assessments of cargo entering the United States by the agency’s Targeting and Analysis Systems Program Directorate (TASPD). The time and materials task order, awarded under the US […]

US gateway for perishables to expand facilities

Miami International Airport (MIA) is America’s principle perishables gateway, handling more than 66 per cent of all perishable imports and nearly 90 per cent of all flower imports coming into the US. This year, the perishables industry has continued to exhibit “strong growth” through MIA, explains Miami-Dade Aviation department division director of marketing, Chris Mangos. […]

IATA Cargo-XML messaging to be utilised by US-CBP

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilised by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency (US-CBP) to collect advance cross-border data on US export shipments. The format makes electronic communication between the US-CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, airlines and other air cargo stakeholders simpler and more efficient. IATA says […]