Professional Industry Report
Global Supply Chain Security
Global supply chain security has become one of the hottest topics in international trade since 9/11. The subsequent enactment of various security initiatives was designed to secure the global supply chain beginning from the source and continuing through every means of conveyance to the country of import, even to the ultimate purchaser. Voluntary participation in many of the initiatives has, or is about to become, mandatory.
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Guide to Global Supply Chain Security
The World Trade Press “Guide to Global Supply Chain Security” is an ultra-detailed report covering all the major worldwide security initiatives, but with an emphasis on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) and CSI (Container Security Initiatives) programs.
This guide has become an industry standard professional publication, with more than 100,000 copies in print worldwide. It is used in three major applications:
- Businesses and government agencies (including the US CBP and many large logistics companies) use it for internal training;
- Importers, foreign manufacturers and carriers use it as a guide for participation in C-TPAT and other security programs;
- Students of international trade use it to learn about security initiatives worldwide.
Guide to Global Supply Chain Security
Table of Contents
- C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
Contains complete information on eligibility, benefits, expectations, costs, best practices, the application process, application instructions, validation process, security criteria, and agreements to voluntarily participate.a) C-TPAT for Importers
b) C-TPAT for Sea Carriers
c) C-TPAT for Rail Carriers
d) C-TPAT for Highway Carriers
e) C-TPAT for Foreign Manufacturers
f) C-TPAT for Air Carriers
g) C-TPAT for Air Freight Consolidators
h) C-TPAT for Licensed Customs Brokers
i) C-TPAT for U.S. Marine or Port Terminals
j) C-TPAT for Air Freight Consolidators
- FAST (Free and Secure Trade) U.S./Canada
- FAST (Free and Secure Trade) U.S./Mexico
- C-TPAT Seal Requirements
- CSI (Container Security Initiative
- U.S. Bioterrorism Act
- IMO (International Maritime Organization)
- International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) Code
- Security Checklists
a) Data Security
b) Industrial Espionage
- Glossary of Security Terms
- ACE E-Manifest
- PAPS and PARS
a) Pre-Arrival Processing System (PAPS)
b) Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS)
- Automated Manifest System
- Advance Manifest Regulations
a) “2-Hour Rule”
b) “24-Hour Rule”
Who Should Purchase This Report
The World Trade Press “Guide to Global Supply Chain Security” is an essential resource for anyone involved in the international shipment of goods, and especially for organizations that seek to participate in security initiates such as C-TPAT. This includes importers, exporters, freight forwarders, sea carriers, rail carriers, highway carriers, foreign manufacturers, air carriers, air freight consolidators, and licensed customs brokers.
This guide is also helpful to international bankers, attorneys, trade associations, chambers of commerce, and students of international trade.
The World Trade Press “Guide to Global Supply Chain Security” was written by Edward G. Hinkelman, author of the industry standard Dictionary of International Trade, now in its 7th edition (240,000 copies in print).
Mr. Hinkelman is an international economist (Tufts University, University of Paris) with more than 30 years experience as an importer and exporter. He is also the author of three other reference books on international trade, including the Short Course in International Payments, the Short Course in International Trade Documentation, and Importers Manual USA (now in its 4th edition). He has been a featured speaker at industry seminars and visiting lecturer at Tufts University, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and San Francisco State University.