TSA - Transportation Security Administration- A United States Department of Homeland Security agency that holds authority over the security of public travelers in the U.S.
DOT - Department of Transportation- A United States agency specifically created to make sure that the transportation system in the country is efficient, safe, and in compliance with regulations.
FMC - Federal Maritime Commission- An independent federal agency that holds responsibility for the regulation of ocean-borne international transportation of the United States.
CBP - Customs and Border Protection- The largest federal law enforcement agency in the United States, housed under the country’s Homeland Security department. CBP is the country’s primary border control unit.
WCA - Leading the World in Logistics Partnering- A global network of independent freight-forwarders, specializing in the handling of transportation, distribution, and warehousing of goods.
LAACA - Los Angeles Air Cargo Association- A nonprofit organization that gathers freight-forwarders and other agencies to secure air cargo solutions to customers.
FIATA - International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations- A non-governmental organization that represents over 40,000 freight-forwarders and logistics firms in over 150 countries.
NCBFAA - National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America- An organization that brings together freight-forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transporters, and other agents in the United States.
CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals- A global organization that connects, educates, and develops supply chain professionals and logisticians.
TIA - Transportation Intermediaries Association- TIA provides direction and leadership lessons for 3PL or third-party logistics companies, in order to advance business standards and practices.