C-TPAT Audit and Compliance

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection focused on improving the security of private companies' supply chains with respect to terrorism.

C-TPAT Compliance Audit

QIMA qualified auditors assist organizations to assess and enhance security measures throughout their supply chains and ensure compliance with security requirements.

We perform supply chain security audits against all Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) global and regional requirements, including the updated Minimum Security Requirements taking effect in 2020.

QIMA C-TPAT audits help you ensure:

Existing Criteria: New Criteria (from 2020):
  • Outside Barriers and Physical Security
  • Factory Internal Security
  • Factory Employee Security
  • Shipping Dock Security
  • Key and Seal Controls
  • Security Processes
  • Container and Merchandise Movement
  • Computer Systems Security and Controls
  • Management Commitment to a Culture of Security
  • Cybersecurity and Protection from Social Engineering Threats
  • Agricultural Security
  • Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

C-TPAT members are expected to implement the new criteria throughout the remainder of 2019, and validations on the new criteria will begin in early 2020.

Download our quick guide to proactively make sure all members of your supply chain are aware and ready of the new C-TPAT requirements, ensuring a smooth transition in 2020.

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