RULE: 2.8C - AUTOMATED EXPORT SYSTEM FILINGS & CHARGES (AES) Eff: 23MAY2022
(PROVISIONS AND CHARGES NAMED IN THIS RULE APPLY ONLY WHEN SPECIFIC REFERENCE IS MADE HERETO BY RULE NO.) a. In order to permit Carrier to minimize the cost of documentation preparation and filing, Shipper, his Agent and/or Forwarder must furnish the Carrier all shipment information specified in Rule 2.8. Additionally if Shipper choses to file a required SED (Shipper Export Declaration) electronically through the U.S. Customs' Service AES (Automated Export System), Shipper must provide Carrier an AES unique shipment identifier and the appropriate clause, or other legitimate SED exemption clause, prior to commencement of transportation service. b. If Shipper, his Agent and/or Forwarder does NOT furnish proof of AES filing as specified in paragraph a. above, Carrier will submit the SED electronically through the AES in accordance with all applicable U.S. Customs' regulations. When Carrier files an SED electronically through AES, Carrier will assess the AES filing charge named below, which charge shall be in addition to all other surcharges: AES Filing Fee (As provided in NRAs SBJ hereto). c. The Shipper, his Agent and/or Forwarder shall be and will remain jointly and severally liable for, and shall indemnify and hold the Carrier harmless from, any loss, damage, delay, expense or liability incurred by, or levied upon, the Carrier or the Cargo by reason of non-compliance with U.S. Customs or other Export Regulations which result from, the late presentation of, or false, inaccurate, incomplete or erroneous data contained in, the Shipper's Export Declaration. All such fines, penalties or levies incurred by the Carrier shall in all cases be immediately reimbursed.
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