Viken Detection Awarded CBP Contract for Innovative Under-Vehicle Scanners

For U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), non-intrusive inspection (NII) technology has become an increasingly important tool in the facilitation of secure, efficient trade and travel. CBP’s NII capabilities include both large-scale and handheld X-ray and Gamma-ray imaging systems that permit the efficient and safe detection of contraband and threatening materials at ports of entry. … Read more

Allen Gina Speaks at Center for International Private Enterprise Event on Trade and Domestic Resource Mobilization

On December 5th, the Center for International Private Enterprise held a panel on Customs, Trade Facilitation Reforms, and Domestic Resource Mobilization. Prior to the panel, Linda Wilcox-Daugherty, a Senior Customs Specialist, presented a white paper produced by USAID that detailed recommendations for Customs reform and modernization to promote compliance, reduce inefficiencies, and increase the volume … Read more

Andrew Farrelly Addresses KCS ‘Mexico Energy Symposium’ on CTPAT’s New Minimum Security Criteria

On October 23rd, CT Strategies’ Andrew Farrelly provided remarks at the Kansas City Southern Railroad, annual ‘Mexico Energy Symposium’ in Houston. The daylong event convenes KCS leaders and energy sector executives from across Mexico to discuss how KCS’ Mexico-U.S. supply chain can support the cross-border movement of refined fuel and related products between the two countries. … Read more

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Holds ‘Countering Human Trafficking’ Event

Representatives from the transportation, hospitality, and technology sectors convened at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss how their industries were working to combat human trafficking. In her opening keynote, Ambassador Catherine Todd Bailey, Chair of the Department of Transportation Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking, discussed how human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal enterprise globally. … Read more

Allen Gina Discusses Risk Management and Govt.-Industry Partnership at BASC World Congress in Colombia

Over 540 customs and trade industry leaders from the public and private sector convened in Cartagena, Colombia for the Business Alliance for Secure Commerce (BASC) World Congress on September 19 and 20. The Congress theme was “Risk Management and Trust: The Road to Security and Competitiveness.” Participants celebrated BASC’s 22nd anniversary while discussing risk management, … Read more

Gene Garza Discusses CT Strategies’ Recent Supply Chain Seminar with Laredo News

Gene Garza, a Senior Advisor at CT Strategies, was recently interviewed by KGNS, in Laredo, Texas. Mr. Garza, the former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Director of Field Operations in Laredo, discussed the CBP Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program and CT Strategies recent Supply Chain Seminar, held in Laredo to discuss the program … Read more

CT Strategies hosts Supply Chain Seminar in Laredo, TX

On July 16th, CT Strategies hosted a Supply Chain Seminar in Laredo, TX attended by members of the trade community from the Laredo/Nuevo Laredo region. The focus of the event was the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the program’s new Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) set to go into effect in January 2020. This is … Read more