Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP) - 'To Screen or Not to Screen'

Title Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP) 'To Screen or Not to Screen'

2010 Date:

November 18, Newark, NJ


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1 day 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Course Summary

Objective:  A non-SSI seminar to familiarize personnel from air cargo supply chain entities including shippers, freight forwarders, IACs, ground handlers, carriers and logistics services providers with the CCSP, and provide the information, guidance and tools needed to decide if, and how, to best participate in it. 


  1. What is the Certified Cargo Screening Program?  A review of the TSA’s most current non-SSI presentation on the CCSP
  2. Explain SSI and explain how SSI drives the content of the presentation 
  3. CCSP: a Supply Chain Perspective
    1. History and rationale for the program
    2. The Air Cargo Supply Chain: an overview
    3. CCSP: challenges and opportunities; industry-specific considerations
  4. CCSP Requirements
    1. Cargo screening techniques and technologies
    2. Establishing and maintaining a secure screening facility and Chain of Custody
    3. Training, administrative and reporting requirements
  5. Overview: CCSF Certification process
    1. How does CTPAT relate to the CCSP
  6. Setting up a CCSF: Case Study
  7. Securing the Supply Chain and Expediting the Flow of Commerce: Best Practices in Air Cargo Screening
    1. Secure packaging and transportation techniques: using tamper-evident tapes, seals, packaging materials and locks to establish and maintain a secure chain of custody.
    2. Secure CCSF information systems and reporting requirements
    3. Collaborative Supply Chain Design, Operation and Cargo Flow Optimization   
    4. POC to be established
    5. Senior Management Commitment – Critical Element
  8. To Screen or not to Screen? 
    1. CCSP evaluation criteria and tools
    2. Developing the CCSP business case; performance metrics and Critical Success Factors
    3. CCSP resources


Payment $595.00 -- per attendee
Includes all materials, continental breakfast and lunch. Payment due 2 weeks in advance of class. Cancellations received more than 2 weeks prior to the class will be fully refundable. Cancellations received 2 weeks or less prior to the class will result in a credit for a future class - valid for one year. Check or major credit card.
Materials Students receive 3 ring binder of all class materials, reference handouts, and a copy of Mastering Import/Export Management, by Thomas Cook, with Rennie Alston and Kelly Raia.
Speakers Randi Keenan and Walt Beadling
Certification Certificate of Course Completion from The World Academy
November 18, 2010