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Use a U.S. Foreign Trade Zone to Help Offset the Impact of Tariffs

September 25, 2019

We’re well over a year into the U.S./China “trade war” and there is still a high degree of uncertainty over what will happen next. For importers of products from China into the U.S., however, the strategy remains the same: continue…

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Leveraging an FTZ Warehouse in the Wake of New Tariffs

August 30, 2018

Depending on what you import and where it’s from, the tariffs implemented by the U.S. this year – and the tariffs still to come – can mean an additional 10% or 25% (or more) in import costs on top of…

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Low Cost Logistics: Eastern North Carolina Makes Its Mark

December 22, 2016

When it comes time to find a low-cost logistics solution on the East Coast, a growing number of companies are reaching out to Kanban Logistics to learn about the advantages of using an Eastern North Carolina logistics hub. Here are five reasons why an Eastern North Carolina location can lower your storage, labor, and transportation.

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New Rules Help Eastern N.C. Shippers Take Advantage of Foreign Trade Zones

November 23, 2016

Learn how FTZ users can utilize Alternative Site Framework (ASF) to access benefits better and more quickly by more closely linking the amount of FTZ designated space to the amount of space activated with Customs and Border Protection.

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Saving Money With a North Carolina FTZ

September 2, 2016

If you’re looking for a more economical and streamlined way to manage your company’s foreign or domestic shipments, then a North Carolina Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) may be just the ticket. Also referred to as “free trade zones,” FTZs are neutral secured areas that for legal purposes are considered outside of U.S. Customs territory. FTZs offer several economic advantages for businesses involved in international trade.

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