CBP Announces 10+2 Outreach Schedule
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hosting trade outreach events in various locations around the country to provide the trade community with an opportunity to learn more about the new Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements (a.k.a. "10+2") that will go into effect on January 26, 2009.
Programs will be held in the following cities in January 2009:
Oakland/Burlingame, CA - Wednesday January 14, 2009
( Oakland/Burlingame, CA Registration )
Baltimore, MD - Thursday January 22, 2009
( Baltimore, MD Registration )
Philadelphia, PA - Friday January 23,2009
( Philadelphia, PA Registration )
Charleston, SC - Wednesday January 28, 2009
( Charleston, SC Registration )
Savannah, GA - Thursday January 29, 2009
( Savannah, GA Registration )
Programs will be held in the following cities in February 2009:
Specific event information with location details and further instructions will be emailed to registrants after completion of the on-line registration process.
Dates for the following cities will be announced in the near future:
Miami/Port Everglades, FL
Long Beach, CA
CBP has stated that it will show restraint in enforcing the rule as long as importers are making satisfactory progress toward compliance and are making a good faith effort to comply with the rule to the extent of their current ability. This "flexible enforcement period" will last for 12 months after the effective date.