Foreign Trade Zone Compliance

Awareness and

Implementation Strategies


This half day class will review the entry options of trade preference privileges of foreign trade zone entries and bonded warehouse entries. This class will detail the full application of the benefits of alternative entries as opposed to formal consumption entries that are beneficial to importers needs. 


FTZ’s and Bonded warehouses are the fastest growing entry options to the US global trade community due to benefits of duty avoidance and deferment. Understand how these entry options can serve your company well with this half day explanation of process management.


Who Should Attend

Importers, import operations management, purchasing personnel, USPPI compliance operations professionals, sales personnel, mid-level management, senior management, export operations professionals, shipping personnel, purchasing operations, risk management, export supply chain professionals, shipping department personnel, landed cost managers.


  • FTZ entry overview

  • CF214 process

  • Annual CF216 activity explanation

  • FTZ application process overview

  • FTZ activity allowances

  • CBP activation explanation

  • Physical requirements of onsite FTZ

  • FTZ software overview

  • Self-filers vs Brokerage assistance services

  • Bonded warehouse entry overview

  • CBP Bond requirements

  • CBP warehouse internal approval

  • Annual CBP inspections

  • Inventory Management reporting

  • Benefits of duty deferral

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