Any company that wants to become a C-TPAT member is required to assess the vulnerability and security of its supply chain.
The company is required to fill out an assessment questionnaire covering all aspects and overall activity of security related issues of the business including:
- Human Resources
- Logistical Chain
- Command and Control
- Safety and Security System
- Access Control Technology
- Information Security System
- Company Policy and Procedures
- Incident Reporting
The U.S CBP reviews the assessment of the potential C-TPAT member, and sends a Supply Chain Security Specialist to verify and validate the company.