F-ace Ocean
Imports | USA ACE filing

Flagship-ace Ocean is an SaaS-based, hosted on the cloud, that can be accessed and used through any device with an internet connection.  It provides full ACE compliance to CBP’s ACE requirements and 24-hour reporting rule.

These capabilities include submitting manifests to Customs and automated processing of notifications and status updates.  These manifests can be entered manually or electronically via EDI-309, CAMIR or various other flat file formats.  Status notifications are processed automatically and can be sent to the customer contacts via e-mail or text messages.

CBP Certified

Certified by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to interface with their Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)

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Manifest data entry, amendments, submissions, status notifications, releases, holds, inbond movements (IT, IE and T&E), general orders, permit to transfers, departures, and arrivals.

Secondary Notify Party (SNP) processing.

Various inquiry options, such as lookups by bill of lading number, container number or inbond number.

Automated e-mail lists can be configured for various notification purposes such as status updates by disposition code or specific bill of lading number.

Automated alerts via e-mail or text can be used to notify the customer if there any problems with their submissions.

Secure, AWS cloud infrastructure, Daily Backups, SSL encrypted tunneling with login and password procedures. User-specific menus determine which options are assigned.

Dashboard functionality provides individually customized listings for the latest bill statuses and messages received from CBP. Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS). Announcements from CBP are also listed.

Filing capabilities for carriers, agents and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) participants.

Multiple reporting options to PDF or EXCEL format plus Manifest Prints (U.S. Customs form 1302). Customized forms are also available.

Container status messages (CSM) can be created manually within Flagship-ace or can be uploaded electronically and sent to CBP.

EDI data sharing, send manifest data or status updates to EDI-partners via EDI-310 and EDI-315 formats.

Activity Logs and submission reports record information for each transmission to CBP.

MQ Message Transmission, secure data transmission connection to CBP via Cisco VPN/MQ Series.

Importer Security Filing (ISF), commonly known as the 10+2 initiative. This includes ISF-5 (transit cargo) and ISF-10 (regular cargo).

Vessel stow plans in BAPLIE format can be created manually within Flagship-ace or can be uploaded electronically and submitted to CBP.