April 05, 2006

Customs & International Trade Webinar

Supply Chain Security: Beyond C-TPAT


Supply chain visibility is critical to maintaining the security of our nation with the continued escalation of terrorist threats. U.S. Customs and Border Protection "Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism" (C-TPAT) led the way in developing a partnership between government and trade to secure our borders. But it doesn't end there. What can we expect down the road? This seminar will provide an update on the current status of the C-TPAT program, as well as taking a look at other initiatives and standards, such as the WCO Framework and ISO/PAS 28000, that are making supply chain security a global concern.

Speaker: Karen Lobdell
Prior to joining GCD, Ms. Lobdell served for over 20 years in the domestic and international logistics industry, focusing on international sales, operations, and trade compliance. Her responsibilities included expanding the customer base in all global markets by assisting companies with maximizing the efficiency of their supply chains and containing costs to enhance their overall business performance. Over the past five years she has been directly involved with Homeland Security processes as they apply to both internal & external supply chain security concerns focusing directly on government regulations, policies & initiatives that affect customers operating in the global markets. She is a current member of the Trade Support Network (TSN), serving on both the Supply Chain Security Committee, as well as the International Trade Data System (ITDS) Committee.

Please contact Jeanne Walsh at 312-569-1717 or [email protected]  to register.  The seminar is complimentary and begins at 11:00 am CST and will last until 1:00 pm CST.

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