Learning to love co-creation

When you first hear it, “co-creation” sounds like another one of those mysterious Washington, D.C., words that don’t make sense to people outside the Beltway. But based on my experience representing the Airforwarders Association on the development of the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) initiative, it appears the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency […]

U.S. extends Air Cargo Advance Screening pilot again

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday that it has extended the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program for an additional year. It has also reopened the application period for new participants for 60 days. ACAS is a voluntary pilot that enables participants to send and receive advance security filing data for airfreight […]
  • July 28, 2014

Forwarders speak up about U.S. air cargo advanced screening

A coalition of associations representing airfreight forwarding companies is calling on the U.S. federal government to solicit input from small- and medium-sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program. The program, which analyzes advance data on inbound air shipments to the U.S. to assess risk, is in pilot phase, but U.S. Customs […]
  • June 5, 2014