Top-Notch C-TPAT Program: Best Practices for Attaining Tier 3, Implementing the 5-Step Risk Assessment, Conducting Internal Audits & Addressing Annual Reviews
Webinar: 1 CCS
Now, more than ever, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) is raising the bar for Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) validations. For many companies Tier 3 actually may be possible if considering the relevant best practices and also addressing security risks by conducting a 5-step risk assessment, internal audit and annual review as part of a C-TPAT program. In fact, most companies can adequately prepare for a validation and satisfy these requirements and in a time-efficient, cost-effective manner.
Importers and other C-TPAT members are urged to attend this 90 minute webinar that will provide examples from actual C-TPAT validations.
- Implement Tier 3 best practices
- Prepare for a validation (at a Tier 2 or Tier 3 level)
- Map cargo flows and supply chains
- Conduct threat assessments with open source information
- Create a security vulnerability assessment
- Prepare an action plan to address security vulnerabilities
- Document your risk assessment, audit and annual review procedures
- Conduct supply chain audits of manufacturers, carriers and business partners
- Identify, measure and address security risks
- Utilize procedures to maintain a secure supply chain
Lenny Feldman, a Senior Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, serves as customs counsel and global compliance and enforcement strategist to corporate clients around the world. While a senior attorney at CBP’s Office of Regulations and Rulings (1991-2000) he was responsible for issuing decisions and training CBP officials implementing and enforcing the U.S. government’s import and export programs, relating to multiple federal agencies. Mr. Feldman currently serves as one of 20 members of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, where he co-chairs the Trade Modernization Subcommittee.