Industry Affiliates

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary government-business initiative that builds cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. C-TPAT is widely recognized as one of the most effective means of providing the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation with international supply chain businesses such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers. Through this initiative, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is asking businesses to ensure the integrity of their security practices and communicate and verify the security guidelines of their business partners within the supply chain. Visit website

The American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), is the premier trade organization representing those immediately engaged in and directly impacted by developments pertaining to international trade. AAEI is recognized as technical experts regarding the day-to-day facilitation of trade. Visit website

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. With more than 500 corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry. Visit website

The Trade Support Network (TSN) is a group of trade representatives who provide input into the design and development of Modernization projects, such as the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Visit website