TTI proximity warehouses make manufacturing in Mexico faster, more secure and more convenient than ever before, with money-saving effiencies at every step of the process. The expanding network of strategically located TTI warehouses in the major industrial centers of Mexico even provide same-day delivery in most cases. As a registered IMMEX and tax-certified entity, TTI’s Integrated Logistics Services (ILS) division handles the freight forwarding, paperwork, necessary certifications, pedimento procedures and other elements that can provide flexibility, speed and savings for your manufacturing process in Mexico.

Advantages of working with TTI and ILS include:

- Reduce tax and customs costs through virtual importation of product components into Mexico

- Lower your total cost of ownership

- Same day/next day delivery from our expanding network of local warehouses –

  • Guadalajara
  • Reynosa
  • Juarez
  • Tijuana
  • Hermosillo
  • Acuna
  • Chihuahua
  • Future Torreón location

With in-country inventory tax and duty advantages, TTI can save you thousands of dollars in freight forwarding charges, offer daily deliveries for just-in-time manufacturing operations, and open up valuable floor space with TTI inventory programs that don’t involve consignment hassles. TTI/ILS Specialists take care of the pedimeto paperwork and make Mexico operations almost as easy as if your factory floor were right next door to a secure warehouse stocked with premier components. You can depend on receiving the right parts at the right place at the right time, with only one consolidated monthly pedimento fee.

ILS is fully integrated into the TTI Advanced Inventory Management (AIM) platform, running on the TTI mainframe with all personnel trained to the same high quality standards as TTI Specialists around the globe.

Combine these benefits with proven TTI supply chain programs, the premier interconnect, passive and electromechanical suppliers in the electronics industry, and you can have lead times covered and never worry about a line going down due to missing components.

Key Definitions

Harmonizing Codes - The manual process through which a customer’s product identification or WCO Harmonized System are coordinated with codes used in Mexico.

IMMEX - Mexico’s IMMEX program is an instrument to temporarily import goods and services that will be manufactured, transformed or repaired, and then re-exported without payment of taxes, compensatory quotas, and other specific benefits.

Maquiladora - A manufacturing operation in Mexico, where factories import certain material and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis for assembly, processing, or manufacturing and then export the assembled, processed and/or manufactured products, sometimes back to the raw materials’ country of origin.

Pedimento - The most relevant customs form that importers or exporters use during the importation or exportation of their goods. The pedimento can only be completed by the Mexican customs broker (Agente Aduanal) at the request of the importer or exporter.

Pedimento Requirements - The instructions for completing the pedimento typically requires specific information about the goods such as: description, quantity, classification, origin, value, weight, and size. Identities of the importer, exporter, customs broker, freight forwarder, as well as the places involved, such as, the port of entry, place of delivery, place of shipment, and the use of free trade agreements, among other information may be required.

Tax Certification - Mexican tax law requires that invoices conform to a government-mandated standard, and that companies provide copies of the invoice to the Mexican federal government for verification. Companies with AR/AP operations outside of Mexico should be aware that this process is conducted mostly in Spanish.

TTI/ILS - A wholly-owned Mexican company of TTI created as the logistics arm of TTI in Mexico. Virtual Export - Under IMMEX, the ability to pass goods onto the customer tax and duty free provided that both customers are certified VAT exempt by the Mexican government.

Virtual Import - Under IMMEX, the ability to import goods tax and duty free and stock for customers future orders.