PAPS Barcode Labels (Rolls) are printed on 3x1 inch labels and are available as low as 250 labels/roll to 5000 labels/5 rolls. Each roll label is perforated for easy detachment so you can supply each driver with as many labels as you want. You have the option of ordering PAPS Barcode Labels (Rolls) or PAPS Barcode Labels (Sheets).
PAPS is the U.S. counterpart of the Canadian Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS) shipment type, but the two are not interchangeable. What is a PAPS Number? A PAPS Number is a type of Shipment Control Number (SCN) assigned to all shipments requiring pre-arrival clearance.
Getting a Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC)
After you have been given a USDOT Number or MC Number, you then qualify to register for a Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) with National Motor Freight Traffic Association. This provides carrier data to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and shows that you are an approved carrier to do business in the U.S.