Star USA is a proud member of the CTPAT Program

CTPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) is a joint government-business initiative to secure the supply chain against acts of terrorism that would be harmful to the people and business of the United States. Participants help ensure security in International processes.

CTPAT members' security programs are regularly reviewed by Customs to maintain their certification. Members who are in good standing are eligible for many benefits including reduced security exams on their cargo.

The Benefits Of Participation In CTPAT Include:

  • Eligibility to participate in the Importer Self-Assessment Program (ISA) and removal from audit pools
  • Participation in Customs' new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
  • FAST program on the US/Canada and US/Mexico borders
  • A reduced number of inspections (reduced border times)
  • An assigned account manager
  • Access to the CTPAT membership list
  • Additional Benefits
  • Brand protection
  • Competitive advantage
  • Supply chain effectiveness
  • Policy & Procedure development
  • Cross benefit with internal strategic initiatives
    • Loss Prevention
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • More competitive
  • Facilitates global trade

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Members Of CTPAT Can Avoid The Possibility Of:

  • Greater scrutiny of cargo
  • Added examinations
  • Requests for information
  • No guarantees for cargo processing times
  • Increased reviews and audits