SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY: CBP Has Made Progress in Assisting the Trade Industry in Implementing the New Importer Security Filing Requirements, but Some Challenges Remain

Caldwell, Stephen L.
October 2010
GAO Reports;10/12/2010, preceding p1
Government Document
The article presents a study on supply chain security conducted by the Government Accountability Office in the U.S. It notes on the implementation of the new Importer Security Filing (ISF) requirements to address security concerns on cargo containers with smuggled contrabands which may include the possibility of the shipment of weapons of mass destruction. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has carried it out in January 2009.


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