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CTPAT – The Road Ahead – 3rd Quarter 2018

In November, it will be 17 years since the inception of the CTPAT program that was instituted in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The program, which began with only seven participants, now boasts over 11,000 members in multiple industry segments. The twin mission of the program remains supply chain security AND trade facilitation.

GSP Expiration – 4th Quarter 2017

The GSP program that provides duty free treatment for imported goods from certain countries will expire on midnight December 31, 2017 unless reauthorized by Congress before the deadline.

A Fresh Look at Security Guidelines – 4th Quarter 2016

While the trade community was knee deep in its work last year of implementing trade modernization through the transition to ACE, CBP also took the opportunity to “modernize” its guidelines on physical security at CBP bonded facilities.