National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of

Report
National Customs Brokers
and Forwarders Association
of America, Inc.
2007
Government Affairs Conference
CBP’s Security Programs - Reviewing
the Present and Looking to the
Future
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CBP Resources
• 30,000 Officers at borders and ports of entry
• Port security funding up 700 %
• FY 2001 259 million
• FY 2005 1.6 billion
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DHS Port Security Grants
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Baltimore
Miami
New Orleans
New York
Philadelphia
16.2 million dollars
32.7 million dollars
27.4 million dollars
43.7 million dollars
15.8 million dollars
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Customs and Border Protection
Elements
of
Security
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CBP PROGRAMS
• Screening
• C-TPAT
• Inspection
• X- Ray Technology
• CSI
• Gamma Ray
• 24 Hour Rule
• Radiation Detectors
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Customs Trade Partnership
Against Terrorism
Import Statistics:
In 2006 we imported $2 trillion of product
From 150 countries
For 825,000 importers at 300 ports of entry
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Program Analysis
• Cost/Benefit Survey posted on web 7
September 2007
• 151 page study conducted by Center for
Survey Research, University of Virginia
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Survey Basis
• 6,000 certified participants invited to
respond
• 1,756 completed survey
• 954 importers (610 validated)
• 362 carriers
• 313 service providers
• 127 foreign manufacturers
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Why did they join?
Importer
Other
1. Reduce cost and time
of obtaining release by
CBP
2. Reduced time and cost
of secondary
inspection lines
3. Reduced insurance
1. Required by their
business partners to
keep business
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What did it cost?
Implementation
• Improving and
implementing physical
security = average $38,471
Maintenance
• Maintaining use of security
personnel $40,441
• Personnel salaries and
expenses $28,454
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Benefits
All Businesses
• Time to release cargo
Importers
• Decreased inspections
• Time in inspection lines
• Increase in supply chain
visibility
• Predictable goods
movement
• Predict lead time better
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Benefits
Non-Importer
• 68.7% see no increase in
business
• 17% see increases in clients
Highway
• 41.5% report decreased
border clearance time
• 44.4% say waiting time is
the same
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For a complete copy of the survey report
go to:
http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/commercial_enfor
cement/ctpat/
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Other Programs
• U. S. Coast Guard
• Transportation Security Administration
• CDC Quarantine and Border Security
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