Our nation has been faced with an unprecedented hardship as we contend with the coronavirus pandemic. However, despite the quick adaptions to mandates and the ever-evolving changes, Watson’s logistics customers continue to ship products such as food, medical supplies, and other life-sustaining materials. We owe corporations such as C.H. Robinson, Geodis, and Atalanta Corporation our gratitude.
As shipping and transportation companies struggle to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains, these three Watson customers are implementing sourcing strategies and risk management to combat the challenges so consumers can still get the goods they need for daily life.
Watson Industrial Center, Carson
Watson Industrial Center, Carson contains 57 industrial buildings within 350 acres and 6.7 million square feet of functional space. The master planned fiber-ready buildings situated in the city of Carson, California, are designed to accommodate distribution centers, warehouses, and operational headquarters.
Located in the heart of the South Bay market near both the Alameda and Overweight Corridor, the site is in close proximity to major Los Angeles freeways such as the110, 710, 91, 405, 105, 5, 10, and 60, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Long Beach Airport (LGB). The Alameda Corridor is also the primary rail access route and a significant truck access route. The Overweight Corridor provides overweight trucks with a route to legally transport cargo containers to nearby distribution centers.
The center is additionally positioned in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ).This offers companies a numerous amount of benefits, including relief from inverted tariffs, duty exemption on re-exports, duty elimination on waste, scrap, and yield loss, and duty deferral, among others.
The city of Carson also provides benefits for businesses located within the area. Fees to obtain a business license are low, and the city does not impose parking taxes, gross receipt taxes or city taxes, which makes Watson Industrial Center, Carson, attractive to a variety of companies with large-scale industrial needs.
The Watson Industrial Center, Carson Advantage:
- Masterplanned design specifically for distribution centers, warehouses, and operational headquarters
- Close proximity to freeways, airports, ports and rail lines
- Easy access to the largest intermodal container transfer facility in the United States
- Designated Foreign Trade Zone 202 cost savings
Contact Watson Land Company for further details and availability.