Field, Alan M.
January 2013
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/7/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p28
The article focuses on the failure of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to implement fully the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), the electronic system the agency is developing to automate and consolidate border processing, due to lack of funds. It cites several benefits of ACE including improving business processes, facilitating trade growth and ensuring cargo security. It also mentions the plan of the agency to launch the Centers for Expertise and Excellence (CEE) in 2013.


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