As your global supply chain evolves, you may be challenged by managing risks and costs. Have you considered a foreign trade zone to help address risk while reducing duties, import taxes, and fees?
UPS® Zone Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of FTZ solutions – from consultation, to Foreign Trade Zone management, to complete end-to-end FTZ warehousing – to help you increase visibility, manage compliance, reduce costs, and improve service levels.
If you import goods into the US and are searching for ways to save time and money while improving efficiency, then an FTZ may be just right for you. This guide to FTZs will help you understand what exactly an FTZ is, and how using one can help your business grow.
Once you’re up and running, we can help you manage all your FTZ-related activity. We monitor and reconcile all transactions entering and exiting to help you improve compliance.
Goods imported through our UPS Gateway FTZs located in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), and Chicago undergo rigorous audits and validations before entering the United States. We may be able help you consolidate goods into a single customs entry to reduce entry and processing fees.
UPS Zone Solutions, in conjunction with UPS Global Logistics and Distribution services, offers a solution that features FTZ managed services, along with warehouse space and management for your merchandise.
If you aren’t quite ready for your own dedicated FTZ, our UPS General Purpose Zones (GPZs) are designed to meet the needs of multiple customers while helping you maintain individualized service, security, and compliance for your merchandise within the zone.
Use our FTZ cost calculator to determine the estimated value and savings of an FTZ for your business.
Save time and reduce costs by consolidating customs entry fees into weekly transactions
Store goods duty-free until you’re ready for them to go to market
Goods kitted, manipulated or manufactured in a zone may qualify for reduced or deferred tariffs
Systematic monitoring of transactions drives consistent processes
Merchandise is stored within the physical boundaries of the US, allowing you to get it onto shelves faster
Move items between zones while maintaining duty-free status, helping you to optimize
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