C-TPAT- The NEW Minimum Security Criteria from CBP for Manufacturers and Exports

These minimum security criteria are fundamentally designed to be the building blocks for foreign manufacturers to institute effective security practices designed to optimize supply chain performance to mitigate the risk of loss, theft, and contraband smuggling that could potentially introduce terrorists and implements of terrorism into the global supply chain. Continue Reading

C-TPAT Compliance vs C-TPAT Validation

A C-TPAT validation is a process through which the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) C-TPAT program meets with company representatives and visits elected domestic and foreign sites to verify supply chain security measures contained in the C-TPAT participant’s security profile are accurate and are being followed. A C-TPAT Compliance  Continue Reading