Friday, March 6, 2009

Cargo Sealing Guidelines for PIP Members


This document provides guidelines for Partners in Protection (PIP) members on the use of high-security mechanical seals on containers and trailers for imported, exported and in-transit cargo. This document should be used in conjunction with the Security Profile as it applies to the applicable industry sector, shipment or conveyance.

• Scope • Background • Terms and Definitions • Seal Authentication • Supply Chain and Business Partners • PIP Member Responsibilities • LTL, LCL and P & D • Seal Application and Control • Failure to Meet/Maintain PIP Seal Requirements