North Carolina FTZ Services

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Warehousing & Distribution

Helping you navigate the ins and outs of the FTZ process

Kanban can help your company realize the significant cost savings associated with a foreign trade zone (FTZ), while helping you navigate the ins and outs of the FTZ process.

Within Kanban’s North Carolina FTZ warehouse, a product can be stored, assembled, and/or processed with U.S. Customs duties deferred until the product is ready for public consumption.  We operate the only activated, general purpose foreign trade zone (FTZ) in Eastern North Carolina – offering 175,000 square feet of modern, climate-controlled storage space with rail siding, and a full service transload yard.

Benefits of North Carolina FTZ Warehouse Services

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Manage Inventory

Kanban can manage inventory, and track and trace orders and product sources.

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Improve Cash Flow

Legally, the government considers an FTZ warehouse outside of U.S. Customs territory. Customs duty and excise taxes are due only at the time of transfer from the FTZ.

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Speed Customs Clearance

A summary entry and single processing fee is allowed once per week, reducing fees and paperwork.

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Case Study

FTZ Warehouse Case Study

The company avoids payment of customs duties until product leaves the FTZ.

A large maker of conveyor belts leverages Kanban’s FTZ services to improve cash flow. Raw materials arrive from Taiwan into the Port of Virginia (Norfolk) and are then shipped to Kanban’s FTZ warehouse, where they are stored until needed at three nearby manufacturing plants.


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