“Becoming CTPAT certified is an vital step in the fight against supply chain security threats,” said Michael Elhaje, COO of Leading Edge Logistics.
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013
Leading Edge Logistics (LEL), one of the fastest growing non-asset based third party logistics companies, today announced that it received the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) certification on November 8, 2013. C-TPAT offers eligible businesses an opportunity to play an active role in the war against terrorism. There are more than 10,000 companies participating in C-TPAT.
“Becoming CTPAT certified is a vital step in the fight against supply chain security threats,” said Michael Elhaje, COO of Leading Edge Logistics. “By participating in this first worldwide “supply chain security” initiative, companies will ensure a more secure and expeditious supply chain for their employees, suppliers and customers."
According to Elhaje, there are a number of benefits to becoming CTPAT certified including reduction in U.S. Customs inspections, use of free and secure trade (FAST) lanes for shipments entering the U.S. from either Canada or Mexico and Front of the Line Privileges granted to C-TPAT shipments that are selected for an examination.
About Leading Edge Logistics
Leading Edge Logistics was founded in 1996 and has grown to be the leading third party, Performance-Based Logistics Management Company in North America. LEL has 17 service locations in the US, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The company manages transportation for a wide range of industries in virtually every SIC Code. LEL provides state of the art technology balanced by the finest customer service in the industry. As a Performance Based Logistics company LEL is your “One Call” solution for Shipment Management.
For additional information, visit http://www.leadingedgelogistics.com.