How to Navigate Increased Global Trade Security
The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is strengthening their demand for compliance from companies trading with their U.S. customers due to the increased threat of global terrorism.
AmCham’s AccessUSA is pleased to invite you to an informative meeting focusing on CBP’s Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program. The discussion will provide an overview of the CTPAT program and how it relates to supply chain security.
You will get direct advice from two CBP Supply Chain Security Specialists; Sara Schaeffer & Kenneth Kelly. Both specialists work for the CTPAT program, which offers a variety of benefits i.e. reduced number of CBP inspections, shorter wait times at the border, etc.
Don’t miss this chance to get first-hand experience of how best to ensure your company’s U.S. export compliance in a changing world.
This event is open to all but targeted at Export managers, Supply Chain Managers, Legal Counsels, Managers from Logistics companies and law firms. Please extend this invitation to the relevant colleague.
About the speakers
Kenneth Kelly started his career with the U.S. Customs Service in 1992 as an Import Specialist. He held several analytical and research positions within the Customs Service as it transitioned into the Department of Homeland Security in 2003. In 2006 he began is his current position in U.S. Customs and Border Protection as a Supply Chain Security Specialist in the New York CTPAT Field Office.
Sara Schaeffer started in 2002 as an Immigration Inspector at Newark Liberty International Airport in NJ. She has worked in both passenger and cargo environments in both the airport and seaport. She was also assigned to the ports of Singapore and Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia as part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Container Security Initiative (CSI). In 2015 she began her current position as a Supply Chain Security Specialist in the New York CTPAT Field Office.