ABOUT GO TOPEKA
International Trade Assets in Region
Topeka, Kansas is ideally located in the middle of the U.S. with many resources and assets in place to offer support and assistance for International businesses to effectively and efficiently conduct operations.
Foreign Trade Zones in the Region
Foreign Trade Zones are “user-friendly” site specific and allocated on an individual company basis.
Foreign Trade Zone #17 - Greater Kansas City FTZ, Inc.
Service Providers and Regional U.S. Government Offices
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
Department of Energy
Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control
Food & Drug Administration
Department of Agriculture
Tariff and Duty Information
State of Kansas Trade Development Division
The Trade Development Division works to increase international sales of Kansas’ goods and services and to attract foreign investment to the state. With four foreign offices (China, Europe, Japan and Mexico), the Division can provide companies with export counseling, market and regulations research and distributor/agent searches. The Division also recruits for trade shows, leads trade missions and hosts foreign delegations. Headquartered in Topeka, it also has offices located in Overland Park and Wichita.
Intermodal Facilities in the Region
There are currently five intermodal yards in the Region. The BNSF, KCS and NS each have one facility and the UP has two facilities in the region. Along with intermodal activity there are numerous switching yards, classification yards, transload facilities and other rail operations that occur in the region.
Air Cargo Facilities in the Region
The Kansas City International Airport (KCI) is the air cargo terminal in the region and is a short one hour drive from Topeka. Forbes Field Air Logistics Facility in Topeka, offers direct access to two runways (12,800’ and 7,000’), capable of landing any aircraft in the world and are maintained by the Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority. The Forbes Field Air Logistics Facility has the assets in place for future growth of air cargo transportation and support for local industries.
Port Facilities in the Region
Tulsa Port of Catoosa
Freight Forwarders in the Region
Blue Arrow Logistics
Topeka Transfer & Storage, Inc.
Price Truck Line Inc
Airways Air Freight
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
China Leads, LLC
Express Logistics, LLC
Goldstar Transportation, Inc.
TSC Container Freight
United Parcel Service
Winchester Air Express, Inc.