C-TPAT Security Audit in Mumbai
CIL provides accredited C-TPAT security audit/inspection services in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. CIL is the only accredited inspection agency in India to conduct C-TPAT security audits. CIL is an ISO 17020 accredited inspection agency. CTPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) is a voluntary, joint government business partnership to help add to supply chain and increase border security. C TPAT is a United States Customs and Border Protection(CBP) initiative that stands for Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism. CTPAT is a voluntary program where participants work to protect supply chains from the concealment of terrorist weapons including weapons of mass destruction. This partnership is for organizations involved in the global supply chain including United States importers, customs brokers, terminal operators, carriers and foreign manufacturers. Companies wishing to be CTPAT participants must complete an application and conduct a self assessment of their supply chain security procedures against the CTPAT criteria or guidelines jointly developed by CBP and the trade community. Upon satisfactory completion of the online application, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection CTPAT Supply Chain Security Specialist will contact the participant to begin the validation process. CTPAT was launched in November 2001 and began with seven initial participants. According to U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP), there are more than 10,000certified partners. Nearly half of this number are importer. Benefits of CTPAT Audit, The potential benefits from CTPAT certification is a measurable increase in the speed of freight and a reduction of fees. These benefits are assisted by, Access to the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) lanes at land borders. The ability to move to the front of inspection lines, A lesser potential of CBP examinations and an exemption from Stratified Exams (SEs), Shorter wait times at the border, Access to the CTPAT Status Verification Interface (SVI), A CBP Supply Chain Security Specialist (SCSS) assigned to the company. Eligibility for other U.S. Government pilot programs such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Secure Supply Chain (SSC) program. The potential to participate in the Importer Self Assessment Program (ISA). Process for CTPAT Audit. There are three steps to CTPAT certification, The first step is for the company to conduct and fully document a security risk assessment. The second step is for the company to submit a basic application via the CTPAT Portal system. The third step is for the company to complete a supply chain security profile which explains how the company is meeting CTPATs minimum security criteria. Upon satisfactory completion of the application and supply chain security profile, CBP reviews the submitted materials. The CBP CTPAT program will then have up to 90 days to certify the company into the program or to reject the application. If certified, the company will be validated within three years of certification.
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