Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism
C-TPAT Partners enjoy a variety of benefits, including taking an active role in working closer with the U.S. Government in its war against terrorism. As they do this, Partners are able to better identify their own security vulnerabilities and take corrective actions to mitigate risks.
INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC IN ARMS REGULATIONS
The Certified ITAR Professional® Certification assures that an individual has an expert working knowledge of exporting and importing under the U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls’ (DDTC) International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Transportation Security Administration
TSA was created to oversee security in all modes of transportation and completed federalization of security operations by the end of 2002. TSA became part of the Department of Homeland Security in March 2004. TSA’s scope includes commercial and general aviation; mass transit systems; freight and passenger rail; highways, pipelines and ports.
▶Certified Cargo Screening Facility (CCSF)
▶Approved Indirect Air Carrier (IAC)
As a division of the Department of Transportation the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration(FMCSA) monitors and ensures compliance with motor carrier safety regulations. They administer the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) and Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) that govern interstate – and some intrastate – commercial trucking and bus industries.
▶Freight Forwarder Licensed
▶Motor Carrier Licensed
▶Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The IATA accreditation provides agents with the industry recognition needed for international airfreight with the airlines. This accreditation establishes the the rights and obligations of both the airlines and the agents. It also sets the procedures and requirements necessary for an agent to obtain and maintain this accreditation.
▶IATA Accredited Agent