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Magaya Automated Export System

The Magaya Automated Export System (AES) plug in enables you to comply with US Customs filing requirements by sending your export shipment documentation electronically to US Customs from within Magaya Logistics Software to the AES.

The Automated Export System (AES) is the online system to file the Electronic Export Information (EEI) (formerly called the Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED) ) and the ocean manifest information directly to US Customs.

How It Works

When you create an export shipment in your Magaya software program, click the US Customs button on the Shipment Toolbar to send the EEI to AES. All the information from your shipment will be automatically filled into the AES form, including Schedule B export codes, Schedule K and D codes, IATA, SCAC and license type codes. These codes are built into Magaya software so you can add them to your shipments easily. You do not have to re-type any shipment data into the AES form. The AES program runs a verification procedure on the data you are sending to check that all the required information is included. Any fields that did not pass the validation are marked with the appropriate error message. You can fix any errors before sending the data to the AES. The Magaya system also automatically records the XTN number and filing date after the EEI is accepted by the AES. The Magaya AES will connect to AESDirect  to retrieve the ITN number. This information is filled into the shipment documentation such as the air waybill.

AES Requirements to Get Started

To use the AES feature in Magaya software, you must first have an account on the AESDirect  website. Go to Aesdirect and fill in the form. There is no cost to create an account with AES. Follow the instructions on AES website for their requirements. It will take one to two days to get an authorized account with AES. They will send you an account user name and password.

Also complete an online Letter of Intent available from the CBP web page.

What is AES?

The Automated Export System (AES) is a joint venture between the U.S. Customs Service, the Foreign Trade Division of the Bureau of the Census (Commerce), the Bureau of Export Administration (Commerce), the Office of Defense Trade Controls (State), other federal agencies, and the export trade community. These agencies have created the AESDirect website, a central point for the shipment data these agencies require.

The AESDirect  website was designed to assure compliance with and enforcement of laws relating to exporting, to improve trade statistics, reduce duplicate reporting to multiple agencies, and improve customer service. You do not have to file a paper version of the EEI when you use the AESDirect website. AES is a nationwide system that you can use no matter what US port you ship from.

Video Tutorial: Sending SEDs using the Magaya Cargo System - Duration 6:51

The following video explains how to file the EEI (SED) using the Magaya Cargo System:
  • Sample SED filing
  • Selecting Schedule B codes
  • Correcting errors
  • Automatic saving of XTN number
  • AES Results
  • Printing a paper copy of SED

The Magaya AES plug in provides you with all the features needed to comply with US Customs regulations.

Unlimited use of the Magaya AES is included with our Logistics Software, Magaya Cargo System and Magaya Supply Chain Solution at no additional cost.

Contact your Magaya sales representative to activate Magaya AES today.

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