A lingering AMS problem gets fixed

Edmonson, R. G.
November 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/17/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 46, p31
Highlights the management of cargo containers in ports by collecting cargo data from non-vessel-operating (NVO) common carriers using the Automated Manifest System (AMS) of the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. Cause of the delay of containers at seaports; Views of Daniel Carmichael on the Customs' system; Advantages of linking an NVO house bill of lading and the carrier's master bill of lading in the AMS; Procedure followed by carriers in using the system.


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