(Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)

What is CTPAT & why is it important?

CTPAT stands for Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism and it is a Trusted Trader Quality Mark for Traders Authorised by CBP (Customs and Border Protection).

CTPAT covers the USA, Mexico and Canadian borders. It is important because it means you will avoid delays whilst importing or exporting goods from overseas.

Not only will it save delays it protects your business risk and supports ongoing quality reviews, which only improve your business processes.

Blue Bear provide a quality efficient service delivery program that can analyze and assist you with all CTPAT and Customs Compliant Processes.

Preparation for CTPAT 2020 alignments and onwards

Business analytics and Duty reporting for strategic planning and cost savings

Performing accurate and compliant custom entries, declarations, sub-declarations, CPC codes, tariff classifications

Tariff code analysis and reclaims

Establish rulings on duty


Applying for 'Mutual Recognition' with the UK and Europe AEO

Provide Customs and Border Protection with the correct documentation required for a complete and compliant service

OFAC Checking, Denied List and Forced Labour Auditing, Ethical Auditing, Child Protection Checks, Country of Origin Checks worldwide

Auditing & monitoring of:

CTPAT Preparation

CTPAT Portal Support


Auditing Warehouse Facilities


Auditing CTPAT Compliance


3rd Party Provider Quality and

Performance Auditing


Commodity Code Checks


CTPAT Software Management

CTPAT Discovery, Support and more......

We conduct CTPAT gap assessments so you know how much you need to do to meet the standards.

We can then undertake the project and help create all you need to complete the registration process through to pre-auditing your processes and then accompanying you for the real audit.

We can provide assistance maintaining your registration with CTPAT and provide training awareness for the workforce as well as regular ongoing audits for maintained compliance

We also have dedicated software to manage these processes for you. Just ask us about Library Suites CTPAT Edition!

More reasons why you should speak with a Blue Bear CTPAT Consultant

With over 100+ successful combined CTPAT & AEOS applications over the last 19 years Blue Bear have consistently enabled all including the very large and well known US retailers to become CTPAT Registered. All have benefited from CTPAT financially, procedurally and operationally.

Over 100 years Customs Compliance and Operations expertise to assist in practical support

We hold a 100% pass rate with all of our Clients!

We provide bespoke services to assist your CTPAT Registration so as to operate freely in the world's trading markets



Use our cloud-based tools to reduce your spend whilst saving time and money on compliance admin 

Ask us about managing supply chain into Europe and the UK Post-Brexit

Over 100+ successful CTPAT and AEO's completed

Free No-UpFront Health Checks

Why not benefit from talking to us about your strategies for UK's Brexit and 'Mutual Recognition'. Plan now for your future trading internationally!

Download our CTPAT presentation

Call on

+ 1 919-890-3856

Ask us about 'Mutual Recognition' with the UK and Europe!

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For C-TPAT Registration
and Application

Start Your C-TPAT journey with Blue Bear !

Are you looking to register for CTPAT, but are concerned whether or not you have the required processes and standards in place to be authorized as a CTPAT Trusted Trader?


Put off by Timescales, by Cost, or by the amount of
Administrative time that may be required to maintain it?


The Blue Bear Partnership is providing US Businesses the unique opportunity to start their own CTPAT journey with our no-cost Online CTPAT Self-Assessment.

No more waiting! No more expensive fees! Our goal is to make CTPAT certification and Validation attainable by small and large businesses alike.


We have created a risk-free, short set of prerequisite questions which are answered securely and confidentially on our website. This brief questionnaire eliminates
unnecessary spending!

Contact :

North America +1 919-890-3856