Services & Fees: A
Agency Documentation Fee Exports
ADE
This service covers the creation and processing of documents necessary at Origin to complete a shipment i.e. Bill of Lading (B/L), Delivery Order.
Agency Documentation Fee imports
ADI
This service covers the creation and processing of documents necessary at Destination to complete a shipment i.e. Bill of Lading (B/L), Delivery Order.
Transport Document Amendment Fee
AMF
A fee that covers the additional cost when the carrier is requested to make changes to the Transport Document (B/L). These changes could include: - Consignee Details - Address - Cargo Description. Please note that there might be restrictions on how late in the shipment process the carrier is able to arrange for an amendment, e.g. after the containers related to the Transport Documents (TPDoc) are loaded, or if the import procedures have begun. Not all amendment requests may be feasible.
Automated Manifest System
AMS
Automated Manifest System (AMS) is designed by U.S. Customs to facilitate cargo arrival information and release information between the Steam Ship Lines, Airlines and Rail Carriers for shipments destined to or transiting the United States. AMS information works in conjunction with the ABI system to help customs to identify low risk shipments thus allowing for faster, electronic customs clearance.