The cost of inspections

Mongelluzzo, Bill
July 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/14/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 28, p38
Reports that the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection is under pressure to inspect more containers at seaports and border crossings in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Percentage of container loads entering the U.S. inspected by the agency per year; Machines used to scan loads; Cost of on-site inspection in the New York-New Jersey area.


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