The FTZ processing flow primarily involves receipt of materials, preparation of documents for filing, review and transmission of filings
Withdrawls, Reconciliation and Reports
If there are withdrawls for a given product to a domestic destination, these have to be accounted for, inventories reconciled and reports reviewed before the filing .
The initial setup involves setting up the partmaster, historical data and other master data for a specific customer/account. Subsequently certain types of master data (HTC codes) may need to be periodically updated as well as new warehouse locations, FTZs etc .
Various types of analytics may need to be performed such as how many transactions were filed which day for which account, which ports the goods came through, status of pending admissions etc. .