WITA 5th Annual International Trade Conference
The International Trade Conference highlighted the importance of private sector engagement and support of innovation in the global system of trade. Recognizing the growing role of trade in addressing critical issues such as climate change, biodiversity, and environmental sustainability, businesses and governments must lean on collaboration to prioritize social responsibility just as much as economic growth.
CTPAT Validations | What To Expect
Be sure to check with your Supply Chain Security Specialist (SCSS) to determine if your validation will be in person or virtually this year, as each format brings its own types of challenges. During a CTPAT validation, your SCSS will examine your company’s processes and evidence of implementation for compliance in areas such as commitment of upper management to promoting a culture of security
Driving Company-Wide CTPAT Awareness
For most companies, the 12 Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) sections touch various departments, so making compliance a team effort is vital. The first step is to ensure that all key employees are aware of CTPAT requirements by having them participate in compliance efforts on a regular basis.
CTPAT Webinar | Future-Proofing Your Compliance Ecosystem
For global logistics and trade compliance professionals, 2022 has been the year of significant changes, and CBP is keeping us on our toes as secure trade becomes an even greater focus across companies and customs organizations worldwide. As a business, your goal is to keep goods moving seamlessly, which is why it’s more important now than ever to understand how changes to the program will affect operations across your enterprise.
The 5th Annual RLVAF Golf Tournament
On September 29th, CT Strategies hosted the 5th Annual Roger L. Von Amelunxen Foundation Golf Tournament at Reston National Golf Course. This year’s tournament was a record-breaking event, gathering over 180 participants and raising over $75,000 for the Foundation.
2022 Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit
CBP outlined the new requirements set forth in the CTPAT Trade Compliance program regarding forced labor. For CTPAT Tier II or Tier III members participating in the CTPAT Trade Compliance partnership, CBP released the new requirements that take effect on August 1st, 2022.
Wine for a Cause at CT Strategies
CTS partners with Chufly Wine to raise awareness for San Miguel Boys School. San Miguel provides tuition-free education for disavantaged middle school aged boys. Notable for its high-quality education, the school boasts an impressive 100% graduation rate.
CT Strategies Hosts 4th Annual Roger L. Von Amelunxen Foundation Golf Tournament
On September 30th, CT Strategies hosted the 4th Annual Roger L. Von Amelunxen Foundation Golf Tournament at Reston National Golf Course in Reston, VA. The event was another success, gathering 120 participants and raising over $55,000 for the Foundation, which is named after Amelunxen, a Customs Patrol Officer who was slain on duty in 1980. […]
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 […]