C-TPAT Supply Chain Security
International Suppliers and Supply Chain Service Providers Only
Lockheed Martin recognizes that its international business partners and supply chain logistics providers a play an important role in our continued success. Lockheed Martin depends on the punctual delivery of parts from around the world and encourages suppliers/providers to integrate security into their processes from start to finish.
Lockheed Martin international suppliers and supply chain service providers who implement C-TPAT Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) not only reinforce our supply chain security commitments but also harvest benefits by participating:
- A competitive business advantage in confirming your company's C-TPAT commitment to current and future customers in the United states
- Greater supply chain integrity
- Reduced risk mitigation
- Reduced cargo theft and pilferage
- Stronger brand equity
- Improved asset utilization
- Greater efficiency between internal and external functions
- Improved security for their workforce
- Improved marketability
- Understanding the end to end process, including knowing each entity along the supply chain
C-TPAT Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) has been defined by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP); these security controls were designed to mitigate the risk of loss, theft, and contraband smuggling that could potentially introduce terrorists and implements of terrorism into the global supply chain.
This website is designed as a 24/7 tool to enhance communication, boost information sharing, and guide best practices for improving supply chain security efficiency and effectiveness. Please utilize all resources for future shipments to any of our Lockheed Martin facilities.
Keep Your Contact Information Current
Due to the electronic flow of critical correspondence from Lockheed Martin Corporation that relates to security and other issues it is very important to keep your contact information up-to-date. C-TPAT certified suppliers are required to provide Lockheed Martin Corporation with their Status Verification Interface (SVI) number. All documents and correspondence should be directed to your procurement representative.
VIDEO: Working to protect the Global Supply Chain
- C-TPAT Resource Library and Job Aids
- 17-Point Truck and Trailer Inspection
- C-TPAT Minimum Security Criteria
- C-TPAT Government Site
- C-TPAT Validation Process