Customs opens a Pandora's box

Edmonson, R.G.
January 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/20/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p16
Discusses the debate about the proposal of the U.S. Customs Service to add companies that file cargo data through the Automated Manifest System to a short list of parties that the Customs authorizes to maintain shippers' confidentiality. Arguments against the proposal; Information on the U.S. Customs' 24-hour rule; Other uses of manifest data.


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