LANSING — Port Lansing is offering free seminars around mid-Michigan to teach companies how they can tap into the Port Lansing free trade zone to reduce, defer or eliminate duties and other fees.

Currently more than 2,800 companies across the United States use FTZ’s in this way. They are also leveraging other benefits of using an FTZ such as direct delivery and improved inventory controls.

Join us at one of four mid-Michigan stops to learn how your company can tap into Port Lansing’s FTZ No. 275.  Experts from Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will provide an overview of the program, real world examples and answer your questions on how to make the FTZ program work for you.

Lansing: March 27, Capital Region International Airport, Community Room, 4100 Capital CIty Boulevard, Lansing 48906, telephone (517) 886-3714

Gratiot/Isabella: April 17, Maple Creek Golf Course-Fireside Grille, 8400 S. Genuine Road, Shepherd, MI 48883, telephone (989) 828-6315

Owosso: May 1, Comstock Inn & Conference Center, 300 E. Main St., Owosso, MI 48867, telephone (989) 725-0999

Jackson: May 22, Cascade Manor House, Fireplace Room, 1970 Kibby Road,     Jackson, MI 49203, telephone (517) 784-1500   All meetings will run from noon to 3 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP is required. RSVP online at, by email to or by phone at  (517) 886-3714.

Importers, exporters, logistics service provides and companies involved in or exploring international trade.


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