Air Freight Consolidators, Ocean Transport Intermediaries, and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC) can have an impact in the war on terror.
National Security is a top concern in our country. As a integral part of millions of supply chains, intermediaries are able to help secure our nations borders in many ways.
Companies are under increasing pressure from their clients to become C-TPAT Certified. At SGT, we help answer some of the most common questions and have the resources to help eligible companies become C-TPAT Certified.
What are the requirements?
- Be an active Air Freight Consolidator, Ocean Transportation Intermediary or Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC).
- Have an business office staffed in the United States.
- If applicable, have an active Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued Organization Number or an International Air Transport Association (IATA) issued Organization Number in the following format: ###### FMC Organization Number and ###### IATA Organization Number
- Possess a valid continuous international carrier bond and/or in bond/export consolidator bond (IBEC) registered with CBP.
- Have a designated company officer that will be the primary cargo security officer responsible for C-TPAT.
- Commit to maintaining C-TPAT supply chain security guidelines as outlined in the CTPAT consolidator agreement.
- Create and provide CBP with a C-TPAT supply chain security profile, which identifies how the consolidator will meet, maintain and enhance internal policy to meet the CTPAT consolidator security guidelines.