Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

CTPAT 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 (CTPAT). CTPAT increases supply chain security through voluntary participation by U.S. companies. There are numerous benefits to becoming and conducting business with CTPAT members such as Scarbrough. Scarbrough International, Ltd.'s CTPAT Status Verification Interface Participant (SVIP) Number is scaBro00507.

CTPAT Benefits

CTPAT 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 CTPAT 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 CTPAT Validation

Scarbrough Consulting, Inc. is known for its expertise in CTPAT Application, Certification and Validation.  If you would like to talk to once of our Licensed Customs brokers or Supply Chain optimization experts, please email consulting@scarbrough-intl.com or you can fill out the form below for a FREE 30-minute consultation.

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