Time to Register – 2014 C-TPAT Conference

It’s officially time to register for the 2014  C-TPAT National Conference.

Despite substantial scrutiny and restriction due to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidelines for government sponsored conferences, a scaled back C-TPAT conference will go on.  This year’s theme will be “C-TPAT: Partnering in Supply Chain Security and Facilitation for the 21st Century.”

Here’s what you need to know:


Do You Want to be a “Trusted Trader”? C-TPAT is No Longer Enough


U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently published the long awaited Federal Register Notice, dated June 16, 2014, discussing the “Announcement of Trusted Trader Program Test.”

This new “Trusted Trader” program is big news for U.S. and non-resident Canadian importers, and if implemented will combine the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and Importer Self Assessment (ISA) programs, making ISA extinct.  CBP is currently recruiting test companies that have to be willing to go through an 18 month program test. […]

What You Missed at the C-TPAT Conference

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism is a voluntary government-business initiative that builds cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. C-TPAT is widely recognized as one of the most effective means of providing the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation with international supply chain businesses such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers. At CBP's C-TPAT Conference held on January 8-9, 2013, CBP announced major updates to C-TPAT - lucky for you, I've recapped the highlights for you.

By |2021-11-10T14:28:52-05:00January 18, 2013|CTPAT, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)|Comments Off on What You Missed at the C-TPAT Conference

CBP Symposium Date Change & C-TPAT Conference Postponed

Originally CBP planned to hold the CBP Symposium right after the C-TPAT conference from September 24-28th in DC. I thought that was a great idea and hope it works in the future. For now, the C-TPAT conference is postponed and the CBP Symposium has a new date. Mark your calendars, the new date is...

By |2012-08-10T09:17:13-04:00August 10, 2012|CTPAT, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)|Comments Off on CBP Symposium Date Change & C-TPAT Conference Postponed
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