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CBP Trade Advisory Committee Convenes for Fiscal Year-End Public Meeting

Discussions began on a serious note when members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s trade advisory committee met virtually for their last public meeting of the fiscal year on Sept. 20. The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, received a sobering update on the rise in fentanyl seizures.

A Marine Has the Situation Well in Hand! A CBP-DoD SkillBridge Success Story

The famous quote, “The Marines have landed and have the situation well in hand" was popularized by the late nineteenth-century journalist Richard Harding Davis, and today it is how Axel Davila’s arrival at U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) could be best described. Davila, who recently retired from the U.S. Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sergeant, reached out to the CBP national Veterans Employment Program Manager, Jeffrey Jack during his last active-duty assignment in Washington, D.C.

CBP Trade Advisory Committee Convenes in Arlington, VA

Moving forward with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s trade modernization initiative was the central focus when the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, met in Arlington, Virginia, on June 14. The meeting marked the conclusion of the 21st Century Customs Framework Task Force, which was created in 2021 to facilitate industry-government discussion on trade modernization priorities.

OIT Paves The Way For CBP's Cloud Future

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Information and Technology (OIT) strives to provide the best services and tools to fulfill CBP’s multifaceted operations at the speed of the mission. Cloud computing is one such service that is transforming CBP’s ability to meet the needs of the public. OIT has prioritized Cloud computing since 2017, and the benefits are so impactful that the federal government has since mandated its use.

CBP RIM's Quick Progress Shines During Inspection

The protection of public information and records is of the utmost importance in the digital age. With the ever-increasing number of cyber threats, it is imperative that government agencies ensure the safety and security of data. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is committed to providing full transparency by dedicating resources to improve how public information and records are protected. The CBP Records and Information Management program ensures the public has access to information created, stored, shared, and utilized in support of the CBP mission.

CBP Trade Summit Draws Record Attendance in Boston

By Marcy Mason

It was just like old times during pre-pandemic days when a record crowd flocked to Boston, April 17-19, to attend U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s 2023 Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit. The three-day conference, which attracted 1,200 on-site and 3,000 virtual participants, garnered the highest attendance ever drawn to the agency’s signature trade event.

The Office of Information and Technology Introduces Two New Blanket Purchasing Agreements - Enterprise Small Business And Enterprise Business Management Support Services 2.0

The Office of Information and Technology (OIT) is proud to announce two new contracting opportunities, including initiatives that support small businesses. We will award two new multiple-award Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs):