AMS is issue by Vessel Company to your Freight Forwarders at the time of booking your shipment (most-of-time).

AMS stands for Automated Manifest System and is another part of Customs ACS. AMS allows Customs to get information contained on ocean bills
of lading and airway bills electronically. It is a cargo inventory control and release notification system for the use of air, ocean, and rail carriers and
speeds the flow of cargo and entry processing. While most ocean carriers are on the AMS system, not all carriers are using the electronic system.
Additionally, while some air carriers in some ports use AMS, their counterparts in different ports may not.
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Dale Dong Young Park, dba A Plus Customs Broker
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(All our service is Arrangements only)
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All our website is for Reference use only)
(ONLY valid contact, with us, are list it here,  all others are invalid)
1. ISF 10+2 (Importer Security Filing)  /  ISF  FAQ. 63 pages  /  (click here)

2. US Local Ports Contact  /  e-Allegations / Anonymous  tips (8663472423)

3. Air Forwarders by Air Forwarders Association  /  iata.org.

4. Ocean Freight Forwarder: Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)

5. Filing a Complaint Freight Forwarder/NVOCC/ etc  with FMC.gov.

6. US Government Agencies /  www.usa.gov.

7. For more links to import, export & etc.  Industry.

8. Basic Importing by  CBP.gov (Import  requirements 211 pages) &  for others.

9. All Shipment are  Incoterms  (PRE-Arranged,  BEFORE leaving foreign port)

10. Warning:  Also,  Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams.

11. Importers are  RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/fees. US Federal Court (click here)

All our website is Reference use only & our service are Arrangement only.
Please Click: Color (Blue/Red/Purple) on our website for details
Bill-of-Lading (BL) (aka: Straight bill of lading (nonnegotiable)  with  Telex-Release /  Surrender /  Express-Release  or  Original-Bill-of-Lading (OBL).
Bill-of-Lading (BL) is ISSUED Before leaving foreign port by Shipper/NVOCC/OFF/OTI (Glossary) (What is Bill-of-Lading (BL) (examples of BL) (click here) (Incoterms)
Arrival Notice (AN) is ISSUED 5 days before shipment is US port by BL  Agent in US=aka Freight Forwarder (NVOCC/OFF/OTI) (Glossary) (Arrival Notice?)(LCL)(FULL)(AIR)
Issuer of  
AN  WAS  Pre-Chosen (InCoTerms) BY  issuer of BL,  Issuer of  AN  is to oversee movement of your cargo to  CFS warehouse (LCL) / Seaport (Container) / Airport.

Freight Released is issued by your Freight Forwarder (ISSUER of  Arrival Notice = Agent of Bill-of-Lading (BL) to CFS/Port, after you have satisfy your Freight Forwarder needs
Customs Released is issued by your Customs Broker//US Customs//Agencies, after your shipment is cleared & you have paid your Entry Filing fee, (click here) & look 1-11.


Let your supplier(s) do  
Telex-Release /  Surrender /  Express-Release (this will saves time, monies & headache),  but IF you do received a  ORIGINAL-Bill-of-Lading (OBL)
from your shipper/factory/supplier, Please "sign/date the
OBL (any place on OBL)" & keep two copy for yourself & Fed-ex/UPS other to "ISSUER of  Arrival Notice = Agent of BL"
Usually, if you received
OBL,  if you made only partial payment & etc  against your shipment to your shipper/factory/supplier, before the shipping. (OBL  =  TITLE to your cargo)


IF Exam is issued by
US Customs/Agencies, such as  Intensive Examination Notice (Stop Sign),  IBET-Exam,  A-TCET-Exam,  USDA-Exam  or  ANY OTHER Exam  and
if your
Bill-of-Lading (BL) / Arrival Notice (AN) is required  ORIGINAL-Bill-of-Lading (OBL),  your  ""Freight Forwarder (ISSUER of  Arrival Notice = Agent of Bill-of-Lading (BL)""
MUST received your   "
"sign/date OBL (any place on OBL)""   from you,   BEFORE your shipment/container could be moved to Exam site,  until then, you maybe paying
Storage Fees/Demurrage fees & other fees.   With or With-OUT exam, your  "
"Freight Forwarder (ISSUER of  Arrival Notice = Agent of Bill-of-Lading (BL)""   MUST receive
"
"sign/date the OBL (any place on OBL)""  to Freight-Release your shipment to you,  OBL is Consignee/Importer RESPONSIBILITY only. (OBL =  TITLE)


All shipment are
BOUND to Incoterms (PRE-Arranged to US Port/CFS,  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay, BEFORE/ After/ DURING  
shipping, you MUST review Incoterms/ICC/UNCITRAL &  contact   ISSUER of  BL / Arrival Notice.     Customs Broker is Messenger between US Customs & you, ONLY.