Getting the Most Out of C-TPAT: How the Program Works, Reviews, Benefits, and Evaluating Whether to Move Forward With Certification- or Not

November 29, 2017 3:30pm

Teresa Morton
Manager, North American Customs
DENSO International America, Inc (Maryville, TN)

Karen M. Beaver
Global Trade Security
Northrop Grumman (Linthicum, MD)

Shannon Fura
Page Fura (Chicago, IL)

  • The scope and purpose of these supply chain security programs
  • Determining if C-TPAT is the right move for your organization
  • Identifying the potential benefits that can be forfeited with noncertification
    • Reduced number of inspections by CBP
    • Customer/client relationships
    • Preferred access to free and secure trade lanes
    • Priority processing
  • How to evaluate whether or not to move forward with certification
  • Costs associated with implementing new compliance standards
    • technology
    • transport and brokerage operations
  • AUDIENCE POLLING: Who is certified, and why? Who isn’t, and why?