C-TPAT is a cooperative program between U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
and the trade community and is designed to improve cargo security throughout the supply chain
from foreign production through importation.
The goal of the program is to protect the USA against acts of terrorism by improving
security while simultaneously speeding the processing of compliant cargo and carriers.
C-TPAT recognizes the diverse business models employed by the international
trade community and allows for flexibility and customization in implementing a security
program. Participation in the program is limited to importers, U. S./Canada highway carriers,
U. S./ Mexico highway carriers, rail, sea and ocean carriers, U. S. marine terminal operators,
U. S. air and ocean freight consolidators, Mexican and Canadian manufacturers, certain invited
foreign manufacturers and licensed customs brokers.
Network Brokers International, Inc., is a certified C-TPAT participant.
Importers and other supply chain service providers that choose to participate in C-TPAT agree
to formalize a security plan that leverages their business and service providers to increase
security practices. In return, CBP offers C-TPAT importers a number of benefits.
Please go to the following U. S. Customs and Border Protection website for full application
information and details on how this program may benefit your company:
Please let us know if you are interested in applying for the program.