Glossary

5SRAP-5Step Risk Assessment ATS-Automated Target System ASPR-Annual Security Profile Review CBP-Customs & Border Protection CTPAT – Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism FCL-Full Container FPFO-Fines, Penalties and Forfeiture Officer FSCBP-Foreign Supply Chain Business Partner IOR-Importer of Record Number ISA-Importer Self-Assessment Program LCL-Less than full container MID-Manufacturer Identification Code MR-Mutual Recognition NJA-Norman Jaspan Associates, Inc. POC-Point of […]

Audits, Background Checks, and Assessments

Internal/External Audit U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) states that a CTPAT member, regardless of its Tier level (1, 2 or 3) must conduct a routine internal security audit on all security measures used to secure its international supply chain. The audit will ensure that these measures are carried out consistently and effectively. Furthermore, an […]

Preparing for China Validation

Custom and Border Protection (CBP) notifies CTPAT members, who have all or a majority of their foreign supply chain business partner (FSCBP) in China, when they have been selected to be part of the joint validation process with CBP and the Chinese Government. This is in contrast to a non-joint validation which takes place in […]

5 Step Risk Assessment Process

“5SRAP:” Supply Chain Security Risk Assessment A supply chain security risk assessment (“SCSRA”) examines the security threat environment and operational vulnerabilities associated with a CTPAT member’s international supply chain. U.S. Customs Border and Protection (“CBP”) created the 5SRAP in order to help the CTPAT member in evaluating risk. Even though SCSRA is not a new […]

5 Step Risk Assessment Process

“5SRAP:” Supply Chain Security Risk Assessment A supply chain security risk assessment (“SCSRA”) examines the security threat environment and operational vulnerabilities associated with a CTPAT member’s international supply chain. U.S. Customs Border and Protection (“CBP”) created the 5SRAP in order to help the CTPAT member in evaluating risk. Even though SCSRA is not a new […]

Investigation Services

Interviewing & Investigation As an employer, you need a solid basis for taking action and defending yourself against claims of inaction and unfair treatment.  The objective of a workplace investigation is to procure reliable facts so you can make an informed decision. We investigate misconduct such as theft, fraud, time abuse, alcohol / illegal substance […]