More than 11,400 members of the U.S. trade community, including importers/exporters, third-party logistics providers (3PLs), highway carriers, as well as rail, sea, and air carriers, participate in the voluntary Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Together, these CTPAT partners account for 52% (by value) of the cargo imported into the United States.
Through the implementation of specific security measures and best practices set forth by CTPAT, its partners provide the highest level of cargo security. Compliance with established CTPAT security criteria helps protect the supply chain and strengthen U.S. border security.
Developed by MacGregor Partners, M.Folio supports CTPAT compliance by providing partners with the means to meet certain security requirements for importers and 3PLs. With M.Folio, CTPAT partners can build automated workflows that capture, digitize, and store auditable information related to drivers and shipments. These automated workflows could include:
- Guardless gate management (log visitors and verified right of entry)
- Driver appointment validation
- Identify required inspections; drivers scan and upload digital copy of inspection document with shipping document set
- Seal check
- Capture photo of seals or product damage; upload and store with shipping document set
- Digitize seal issue/discrepancy reports and store with shipping document set
- Communicate seal number to consignee prior to driver departure
- Capture OS&D documents; scan and store OS&D documents with shipping document set
- Capture driver identity and load information for arriving and departing drivers
- Capture driver’s government photo identification or carrier ID
- Capture and store cargo information
M.Folio Contactless Pickup & Delivery is the leading eBOL solution with electronic signature capture, digital document management, and automated driver workflow. M.Folio immediately helps increase throughput, reduce dwell time, improve load visibility, and optimize facility labor. Contact MacGregor Partners to learn more about how M.Folio can help meet security and compliance objectives.