7 More Tips to Help NVOCCs Master AFR

Japan Customs recently conducted a review of all Advance Filing Rules (AFR) filings received since the March 1, 2014 implementation date and it has prepared a list of tips to help filers improve their accuracy. Are your filings to Japan Customs going smoothly?  We are pleased to share the latest tips to help you file successfully.

1.  Check the Master B/L format from your carrier before filing

Japan Customs identified common discrepancies between the master B/L number filed by the carrier and the number filed by the NVOCC, including duplicated and different carrier codes, and missing suffixes.  We recommend that you check the master B/L format with your carrier before you submit your house B/L filing. Read More…


Inbound Logistics Selects CargoSmart as a 2014 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that Inbound Logistics named CargoSmart to its 2014 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers list. This is the eighth time Inbound Logistics has recognized CargoSmart on its prestigious list. Read More…


Forwarders: A Getting Started Guide for ACI eManifest

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is in the process of implementing the third phase of its Advance Commercial Information (ACI) eManifest initiative. NVOCCs, forwarders, and co-loaders, are you ready to start submitting house bill of lading (HBL) data and close messages to CBSA? Submitting the new advance data to CBSA requires planning, paperwork, and new processes.

Follow these five key steps to get started with the ACI eManifest for Forwarders requirement: Read More…