BDP announced its Singapore office has been awarded the Secure Trade Partnership (STP) Plus accreditation by Singapore Customs. STP is a certification programme administered by Singapore Customs that requires companies to meet robust security standards in their trading operations in order to protect global supply chains. STP Plus is the highest tier of the accreditation programme.
According to Singapore Custom’s website there are 65 companies across all industry sectors in Singapore have been awarded STP Plus status. By achieving the STP Plus level of accreditation, BDP can offer additional value to its customers, including a dedicated customs officer for BDP International’s cargo, as well as fewer inspections of goods moved by the company.
Customers of BDP will also benefit from expedited clearance when goods arrive at their destinations, as the STP Plus status is also recognized by a growing number of overseas countries such as China, South Korea, Canada, and Japan. The accreditation also means BDP will automatically be recognised as a known consignor (KC) under the Regulated Air Cargo Agent Regime (RCAR).