Securing Non-Public Information

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 • In News

In recent years, the transmission of non-public information has been an expanding concern.  Due to these concerns, there have been several states which have implemented specific “Cybersecurity” requirements that have greatly impacted how companies conduct business.  C.A. Shea & Company, Inc. strives to protect our client’s sensitive information and take

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Customs ACE Reports

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 • In Claims, News

Customs recently issued a message on their Cargo Systems Messaging Services concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) accounts. The message read: This is a reminder that CBP bills for supplemental duties, taxes and fees, or vessel repair duties are due thirty (30) days from the date of the bill. Any bill

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Paperless Invoices and Statements

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 • In News

In an attempt to better serve our clients, C.A. Shea can now offer emailed statements and renewal invoices.  This allows our clients to receive their statements and renewal invoices directly into their email inbox without having to worry about documents getting lost in the mail.  It also cuts down on

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C.A. Shea’s New Renewal Notices

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 • In News

Our office has made a few updates to the annual renewal notices in the past few months.  The largest change is the inclusion of a Bond Summary form for each bond.  The Bond Summary provides our clients with the basic information on the bond and a list of all the

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Celebrating Our 70th Anniversary

Posted on: January 6th, 2015 • In News

The banner achievement of eBond in the scope of Customs bonds filing coincides with the celebration of our 70th anniversary in the business of providing “Courtesy & Service” to our clients. Founded in 1945 by Cornelius A. Shea, C.A. Shea is a family business steeped in tradition and continues to

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CBP eBond Deployment a Success

Posted on: January 6th, 2015 • In News

As an update to our previous communications regarding the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) eBond electronic bond filing system, we are pleased to announce that C.A. Shea successfully began transmitting and filing eBonds effective January 4, 2015 and was among the first filers to do so upon access to

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Customs proposes new 5106 form seeking significant additional information from bond principals in order to conduct Customs business

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 • In News

As you may be aware, the Importer ID Input Record form, CBP Form 5106, is the form used by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to keep the information which identifies and provides the addresses of a principal, up to date in the CBP data.  When a company who has not

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Single Entry Bond Broker to Surety Interface

Posted on: October 27th, 2014 • In News

C.A. Shea & Company, Inc. along with the other members of the Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC) committee and vendors of ABI/ACE software have developed a software interface that allows the custom broker’s software to electronically submit single entry bonds to the surety’s computer system for filing with CBP using eBond.

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eBond FAQ for Customs Brokers

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 • In News

eBond will having a significant effect on how single transaction bonds are filed.  This will mean Customs brokers will be altering their internal processes to accommodate eBond.  The Customs Surety Executive Committee, which is a chartered committee of surety associations who’s members provide customs bonds for the international trade community,

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Carnet Bond Renewals

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 • In News

In the event that your client has an annual Carnet bond, this is a reminder that the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) will be issuing letters in the beginning of October confirming the bond amount required for the principal’s annual Carnet bond for the 2015 term. Once this

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