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What is CTPAT?

CTPAT stands for Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism. It is a security initiative of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

How CTPAT Improves Supply Chain Safety

  • Collaboration with organizations to establish security measures and best practices.

Is Beeontrade CTPAT-approved?

Yes, Beeontrade has attained CTPAT certification. Certifications can be looked up on the CTPAT site.

Advantages of CTPAT Certification

  • Fewer Customs inspections due to improved collaboration with CBP.
  • Front-of-line privileges whenever possible.
  • Access to the CTPAT portal for monitoring partners and vendors.
  • Services of a supply chain security specialist.
  • Facilitates business with foreign suppliers under Mutual Recognition Arrangements.
  • Access to FAST lanes at Mexico and Canada crossings.
  • Priority in restarting business after disasters or terrorist strikes.
What CTPAT Accreditation Indicates
  • Security protocols in place.
  • Maintains a secure supply chain.
  • Screens international partners and vendors.
Beeontrade's LCL Service and CTPAT Compliance

Beeontrade LCL service partners with CTPAT-compliant warehouses.

Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) and CTPAT

MRAs allow businesses in countries with similar security frameworks to benefit from CTPAT-like programs, such as the European Union's Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program.

Customs Procedures and Security Benefits

  • Reduces customs inspections.
  • Ensures a secure supply chain.
  • Access to fast lanes and priority services.

Who Can Participate in CTPAT?

Organizations like manufacturers, importers, freight forwarders, and customs brokers can participate.

Role of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

CBP oversees and collaborates with organizations to enhance supply chain security.

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