The F.A.S.T. program is a bilateral initiative between the United States, Canada and Mexico designed to ensure security and safety while enhancing the economic prosperity of both countries. In developing this program, Canada, Mexico and the United States have agreed to harmonize, to the maximum extent possible, their commercial processes free and secure trade by using common risk-management principles, supply chain security, industry partnerships, and advanced technology to improve the efficiency of screening and clearing commercial traffic at our shared border.