BASC – Business Alliance for Secure Commerce, is a non-profit international business alliance Headquartered in Miami, Florida, led and controlled by its member companies. Since its creation in 1996, BASC has been committed to supporting the mission of customs and border authorities and has cooperation agreements with the World Customs Organization, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the International Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). BASC also collaborates on a daily basis with law enforcement entities and organizations, both in the public and business sectors, through its network of 25 staffed regional offices in eleven countries.
All BASC companies are pre-screened locally by a committee of their peers to assess their “trustworthiness” in terms of integrity and ethics and are audited annually to ensure their continued compliance with the BASC International Norm and Standards. In 2017 BASC conducted over 4500 certification audits and trained more than 8,000 persons who attended more than 500 courses in all areas of supply chain security.
BASC is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Delaware as the World BASC Organization.