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C-TPAT Updates Participation Standards

C-TPAT is updating the minimum security requirements for all members to participate. While not all the changes are diffiuclt or expenive to implement, I suspect some smaller participants, especially ones who haven't materially benefitted from the program, may find some of the cyber-security requirements onerous.  

CTPAT Third Party Logistics Providers _3PLs_ Booklet 2019.pdf

CTPAT U.S. Highway Carriers Booklet 2019.pdf


For Canadian participants exploring a mutual recognition agreement through CBSA's Partners In Protection Program (PIP) offers an alternative based on CBSA's standards. 

For more information on these programs, or a worksheet to compare pre 2019 MSR's to the 2019 requirements, send me an email.