American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced today the launch of new functionality via its AACargo.com Web site that provides online access to import status details from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP). The tool offers a new layer of transparency and a streamlined information process for customs brokers and freight forwarders -- allowing these customers to view "clearance," "hold" and other import status messages in real time. The new AACargo.com functionality is available immediately for all U.S. import shipments.
This new U.S. Customs functionality is the latest addition to AA Cargo's portfolio of online productivity tools designed to save customers time and money by reducing transactional costs and other expenses. With the new functionality, customers are one click away from seeing their shipment as it clears U.S. customs.
"The roll-out of this new tool serving U.S. Customs brokers and our worldwide community of shippers represents the future of customs messaging, and the benefits will be immediately felt," said Spencer Dickinson, Vice President - Cargo Finance and E-Commerce. "The new functionality will streamline information flow and provide faster and more accurate updates to our customers."
For more information, visit http://www.aacargo.com/.
About American Airlines Cargo
American Airlines Cargo(SM), a division of American Airlines, Inc., provides over 100 million pounds of weekly cargo lift capacity to major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. American Airlines is the world's largest carrier. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional airlines serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available across the globe. For more information visit http://www.aacargo.com/.
About American Airlines
American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
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