CES Solutions

Designated as a CES provider by U.S. Customs & Border Protection

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East Coast CES handles my freight with utmost care and professionalism. Their customer service is attentive and always ready to assist me. Further, their website is super user-friendly to allow me to track my shipments and pay my invoices with ease.

Andrew C., East Coast CES Customer

For more than 25 years, East Coast CES has been a trusted partner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection, resulting in a robust understanding of the intricate complexities of the customs exam process. Our partnership has grown over 25 years and has resulted in the company maintaining its status as the designated Centralized Examination Station (CES) in several markets, including New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.

Our experience, knowledge and operations work together to make the transfer, processing, and release of cargo smooth and efficient, resulting in a faster speed to market for you.

Experienced and knowledgeable team

When you work with the East Coast CES team, you receive:

  • Professional subject matter experts who understand the intricate complexities of the entire exam process
  • Access to Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and our cutting-edge information management systems that interface with all the terminals – refreshing every 15 minutes – for container pick-up availability
  • Access to our transportation arm, Safeway Trucking Corporation, which ensures rapid container retrieval typically on the first day of availability
  • Quick turnaround times, particularly for containers with multiple holds
  • Access to reefer plugs to ensure the temperature of your commodities are protected and maintained while under our care and custody

Full suite of CES exams

As a comprehensive CES, we are American Sanitation Institute (ASI) certified, Safe Quality Food (SQF) certified, FDA registered, and U.S. Customs bonded. We offer all four mandated exams as well as U.S. FDA inspections.

  • U.S. FDA Inspections
  • U.S.D.A. Agricultural Quarantine Inspections (AQI)
  • U.S.D.A. Tailgate Exams
  • NII and Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET)
  • Manifest Exam Team (MET) / Trade Compliance Exams

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