Benefits of Foreign Trade Zones
A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a designated location in the United States where companies can use special procedures to help encourage U.S. activity and value add – in competition with foreign alternatives – by allowing a delay or reduction in duty payments on foreign merchandise, as well as other savings.
Join us for an overview of FTZs, including the alternative site framework, activation process, production authority process and more.
Importers and exporters alike are utilizing FTZs – areas treated as though they are outside U.S. Customs territory. Learn how your company can benefit from this federally designed tool to help local companies be more competitive both domestically and abroad.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Location – Please note address
World Trade Center St. Louis
120 South Central Ave., Suite 1200
St. Louis, MO 63105
Parking available at 120 South Central Ave. garage or on-street (we strongly recommend on-street)
Please note: credit card only accepted in garage.
Mr. Scott Taylor, Partner, Miller & Company PC
Mr. Taylor has developed and structured over 300 foreign-trade zone projects including alternative site framework applications, special-purpose subzones and subzone expansions. He has extensive experience in meeting and working with officials at the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Congressional offices on Capitol Hill. He has negotiated numerous foreign-trade zone contracts on behalf of companies, municipalities and states.
Steve Wortman, General Manager, The Delivery Network
Mr. Wortman will provide an overview of FTZs from the user/operator perspective.
The Delivery Network is a third party warehousing and logistics company committed to providing the highest quality logistics solutions in the area. With three warehouses totaling more than 400, 000 square feet, they offer offer a wide range of services including public warehousing, logistics, contract services and Foreign Trade Zone.
Registration is complimentary but required