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Online food market may not provide the tasty results operators expect

Last update on Aug. 1, 2017.

Online food market may not provide the tasty results operators expect

Amazon’s move to buy Whole Foods may have convinced investors that the online food market is the next Eldorado, but entrants face a number of issues that could spoil the feast for them.
Projections for the online food business are decidedly frothy. According to one estimate, by the year 2025, 20% of food will be ordered online and 70% of consumers will order some food over the web.
Chronofresh, a subsidiary of La Poste, established two years ago, certainly sees an opening.
After a regional pilot programme, it launched a new service in July to deliver fresh meat, cheese ...

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ACE Deployment Postponed

Last update on Aug. 1, 2017.

ACE Deployment Postponed

CBP is rescheduling the last primary deployment of core trade processing capabilities in ACE which had been scheduled for July 8, 2017. This deployment includes liquidation (with the exception of the previously deployed electronic posting of the Notices of Liquidation on CBP.gov), reconciliation, drawback, duty deferral, collections and the Automated Surety Interface (ASI).

In a message to it's Trade Support Network (TSN) members, CBP wrote, "we have been conducting ongoing, rigorous testing to ensure these capabilities will operate successfully. Our latest efforts have revealed areas specific to collections that are in need of further testing before these capabilities ...

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