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Supply Chain Security Services (SCSS)

For greater reliability, security and control in the supply chain

Business Challenge

Navigating through the complicated world of extended, global supply chains gives rise to security concerns about shipments that travel thousands of miles and are handled by many people and organizations, often relying on multiple modes of transportation. With C-TPAT, AEO, BASC and a host of other Governmental Security initiatives in place to secure the supply chain, knowing and understanding all the requirements can be very challenging.


What is SCSS? Supply Chain Security Services (SCSS) offered by Bureau Veritas is a service that the importers, exporters, manufacturers and others involved in the logistics of goods in the supply chain can rely upon to simplify the complicated process. With our experts in C-TPAT, AEO, and BASC security requirements, Bureau Veritas can assist in improving your business efficiency and reduce risk wherever possible. The service can also provide clients with increased profitability by getting goods to market, quicker and with better reliability.

Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

Bureau Veritas acts as trade facilitation services provider on five continents and is one of the world's leading providers of import control and inspection services.

U.S. CBP C-TPAT Authorized Validator - in China (2007-2008 China Pilot) Validates for U.S. Customs the sites in China on behalf of U.S. importers

Our Certification and Accreditation
Bureau Veritas is certified ISO 9001 and was the first inspection body in the world to have its network accredited ISO 17020 within the scope of its Pre-Shipment Inspection and Verification of Conformity activities.

Our Network
Our global presence offers you the convenience of international expertise combined with local service where you need it.

Our Proven experience
Bureau Veritas was founded in 1828 and has a long experience in trade facilitation services performed on behalf of numerous clients and governments entities.

Founding member of IFIA (International Federation of Inspection Agencies)
The trade association for inspection agencies and other organizations that provide inspection, testing and certification services internationally. Bureau Veritas complies with the IFIA Compliance Code and PSI Code of Practice.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)?

    C-TPAT is a voluntary government-business initiative to build cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. C-TPAT recognizes that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can provide the highest level of cargo security only through close cooperation with the ultimate owners of the international supply chain such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers. Through this initiative, 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. For more information go to:

  • Where What is Business Alliance for Secure Commerce (BASC)?

    BASC is a business-customs partnership created to promote safe international trade in cooperation with governments and international organizations.

  • Where in the supply chain can I apply the services provided by Bureau Veritas?

    These services are offered at any stage of the production process and throughout the supply chain.

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