Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

C-TPAT Certified means supply chain security

Scarbrough International, Ltd. is a certified and validated member of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). C-TPAT increases supply chain security through voluntary participation by U.S. companies. There are numerous benefits to becoming and conducting business with C-TPAT members such as Scarbrough. Scarbrough International, Ltd.'s C-TPAT Status Verification Interface Participant (SVIP) Number is scaBro00507.

C-TPAT Benefits

C-TPAT Partners enjoy a variety of benefits, including taking an active role in working closer with the U.S. Government in its war against terrorism. As they do this, Partners are able to better identify their own security vulnerabilities and take corrective actions to mitigate risks. Some of the benefits of the program include:

• Reduced number of CBP examinations
• Front of the line inspections
• Possible exemption from Stratified Exams
• Shorter wait times at the border
• Assignment of a Supply Chain Security Specialist to the company
• Access to the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Lanes at the land borders
• Access to the C-TPAT web-based Portal system and a library of training materials
• Possibility of enjoying additional benefits by being recognized as a trusted trade Partner by foreign Customs administrations that have signed Mutual Recognition with the United States
• Eligibility for other U.S. Government pilot programs, such as the Food and Drug Administration’s Secure Supply Chain program
• Business resumption priority following a natural disaster or terrorist attack
• Importer eligibility to participate in the Importer Self-Assessment Program (ISA)
• Priority consideration at CBP’s industry-focused Centers of Excellence and Expertise

We can assist you with your own C-TPAT Validation

Scarbrough has experts in the C-TPAT validation and application process. We are happy to assist you with this process via our consulting division. Contact us today to talk about the steps.