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DHL Launches ACE-Compliant Customs Brokerage System

DHL Global Forwarding has launched its new internal U.S. customs brokerage-management system.

It was designed to function with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The new I.T. system has been ACE-certified and is fully integrated with DHL's current Document Management System and Inland Transportation System. It is equipped with required Lacey Act programming, as well as functionality to interface with participating government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, it will feed information to DHL's future Unified Reporting System, as well as its new Client Portal, to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2016. DHL developed the system in collaboration with software provider Kewill.

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It was designed to function with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The new I.T. system has been ACE-certified and is fully integrated with DHL's current Document Management System and Inland Transportation System. It is equipped with required Lacey Act programming, as well as functionality to interface with participating government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, it will feed information to DHL's future Unified Reporting System, as well as its new Client Portal, to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2016. DHL developed the system in collaboration with software provider Kewill.

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