US CBP suspends GTX Program

A senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said this week that CBP has suspended its plans to develop a global trade exchange system that would have expanded the amount of trade data collected by the agency. In his prepared testimony for an April 3 hearing...

Seriously Flawed Decision-Making

I found this article written by James Giermanski under this link, where you can find the full article. Here an extract: Recently I met with a small group of former FBI agents at a monthly breakfast. The conversations, usually connected to past Bureau activities, moved...

Rebuilding Public-Private-Partnership

Global Trade is reliant on an efficient Public-Private-Partnership to enable, grow and facilitate trade while concurrently achieving business objectives and complying with public policy regulations. Global business continuously strives to find ways to reduce trade...

The Inspection Chimera

The US Congress has mandated that all Containers be tested for radiation prior to dispatch for export to the US by 2012. Many in Congress have advocated 100% inspections of all Containers bound for the US, for all threats. None of this makes any sense nor will it ever...