The Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation has assisted in the development of more than 1,000 FTZ projects and actually operated FTZ’s on a daily basis. This experience gives us the expertise necessary to accurately assess a company’s savings as well as the costs associated with establishing and operating a Zone project. The FTZ Corporation’s cost-benefit analyses are based on proven methodology and a solid experience-based on understanding of the difference between theoretical or “potential” FTZ savings, and savings that can and will be realized regardless of whether a company is a FTZ manufacturer or FTZ distributor in a General-Purpose Zone or Subzone environment.
There are many factors that can affect the accuracy of a cost-benefit analysis, including whether or not the consultant has a thorough understanding of day-to-day operations and related costs, compliance issues that affect savings and costs, and the understanding of the methodology necessary to properly calculate FTZ savings. The FTZ Corporation possesses the knowledge and experience necessary to provide its clients’ with accurate cost-benefit analysis that precisely estimate both Foreign-Trade Zone cost and savings. This accurate analysis and proper presentation of the analysis make whether or not to purse a Foreign-Trade Zone implementation a clear decision.