GeTS Automated Broker Interface (ABI)
The Automated Broker Interface (ABI) allows qualified participants to electronically file required import data with Customs. ABI is a voluntary program available to customs brokers, importers, carriers, and authorized agents.
Currently, more than 96 percent of all entries the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are filed through ABI. The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is the primary, modernized system through which the U.S. government tracks, controls and processes all imported and exported goods.
With GeTS ABI service, trade participants can electronically submit import shipment data directly to CBP through EDI. Users can also query AD/CVD, Entry Summaries, Importer Bond and Entry Releases.
Pre-validation of the data ensures accuracy. Real time notification alerts for all CBP responses can be received via email and SMS.
The GeTS ABI service offers users Web-based or Integrated VAN Flow to submit entry summaries to CBP quickly and securely that complies with record-keeping requirements by CBP.