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 […]

CTPAT Enrollment, Validation, and Revalidation

Joining CTPAT In order to understand the CTPAT program, you must first determine if your company is eligible to join. If you are eligible to join, you must review the benefits of the program as well as the minimum security requirements in order to determine if the CTPAT program is meant for your company. If […]

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 […]

Overview

How Foreign Supply Chain Business Partners (Suppliers/Manufacturers, Foreign Consolidators/Stuffing Facilities, Trucking Companies) Meet CTPAT Requirements & Prepare for CTPAT Visit On April 16, 2002 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) launched the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program (“CTPAT”). The validation phase has changed significantly since you were initially certified. As the CTPAT program benefits […]

Foreign Supply Chain Business Partners

Norman Jaspan Associates, Inc. (NJA) will explain to the foreign supply chain business partner (“FSCBP”) why they have to be CTPAT compliant and explain the process in order to work with a C-TPAT member. NJA will evaluate FSCBP’s controls and procedures and make recommendations which are easy to implement. These recommendations will not only meet […]

Revalidation

The revalidation phase has changed significantly since you were initially or previously validated. In order to prepare you for the revalidation phase, Norman Jaspan Associates, Inc. (NJA) has prepared a revalidation overview, which explains the revalidation process and provides you with a description of some of the required written procedures (see below). Please contact NJA […]

Validation

The validation phase has changed significantly since you were initially certified. In order to help you prepare for the validation phase, Norman Jaspan Associates, Inc. (NJA) has prepared a validation overview, which explains the validation process and provides you with a description of some of the required written procedures (see below). Please contact NJA so […]

CTPAT Overview

On September 11, 2001, our country’s security awareness was heightened as a result of the terrorist attacks. The United States and other countries initiated new security measures designed to reduce the potential for terrorism. These new security measures impact every business involved in international trade along with every step in the supply chain. As part […]

CTPAT Resource Center

The resource center enables one to view our website as both a CTPAT resource and as an educational tool. Some of the information in this website comes from Norman Jaspan Associates, Inc.’s (NJA’s) experience with U.S. Customs via the supply chain security specialists (who are located throughout the U.S.) during all phases of the CTPAT […]