The DFTZ is an initiative to capitalize on the confluence and exponential growth of the internet economy and cross-border eCommerce activities.
The DFTZ is setup to facilitate seamless cross-border trade and enable local businesses to export their goods with a priority for eCommerce.
DFTZ will have three components:
eFulfilment Hub: To help SMEs / businesses in exporting their goods easily, with the help of leading fulfilment service providers.
Satellite Services Hub: To connect SMEs / businesses with leading players who offer services like financing, last mile fulfilment, insurance and other services which are important in cross-border trade.
eServices Platform: To efficiently manage cargo clearance and other processes needed for cross-border trade.
Location/Facilities: Provide global best-in-class facilities and convenient location, leveraging latest technology and innovation for efficient cross border trade. Examples of facilities include modular warehouses with latest technology including sorting, shelving and pick-pack facilities.
Services: eServices platform including integrated services for DFTZ users. The eServices Platform will be an integrated system that connects online services by global eCommerce companies to the relevant Malaysian public sector systems to provide a seamless journey for exporters and importers to conduct their business online
Regulatory Processes: more efficient cargo clearance, primarily with regards to permit processing and cargo movement
The Satellite Services Hub of DFTZ will be Kuala Lumpur Internet City, the premier digital hub for global and local internet-related companies targeting Southeast Asia. KLIC will be home to key players within the internet ecosystem to facilitate end-to-end support, networking and knowledge-sharing to drive innovation in the internet economy and the eCommerce industry.