Is the bill of lading customs declaration and documentary customs declaration the same thing in international logistics transportation?

What is bill of lading customs declaration:When the exporter does not have export rights or does not want to use their own company’s header name on the export order. However, export documents are required for export. In Guangdong region, it is usually possible to purchase export documents from other companies with export rights through a customs broker, borrow the name of another company for export, and of course, do not have the right to tax refunds. Used for customs declaration. Abbreviated as purchase order customs declaration.Only enterprises/factories with export rights have documents, and a complete set of customs declaration information needs to be provided to the freight forwarder/customs broker for document declaration. The state encourages exports and provides tax refunds to enterprises with export rights. Therefore, enterprises with documentary customs declaration can mainly apply for tax refunds. The specific amount of tax refunds depends on the corresponding national policies of the goods.International logistics transportationWhat is a customs declaration document:Documentary customs declaration, also known as formal customs declaration or separate customs declaration, mainly allows enterprises to apply for tax refunds. The state encourages exports and provides tax refunds to enterprises with export rights.A legal document that requires the consignee or agent of import and export goods to make a written declaration of the actual situation of the import and export goods in accordance with the format prescribed by the customs, in order to require the customs to handle the customs clearance procedures for their goods in accordance with the applicable customs system. It is not only an important basis for customs supervision, taxation, statistics, and inspection and investigation, but also an important voucher for processing trade import and export goods verification, export tax refund, and foreign exchange management.CIF needs to provide:The name of the goods/container type/quantity/weight/loading address/port of origin/bill of lading or documents, as well as the destination port DDU/DDP, may need to provide the value of the goods/detailed address of the destination/consignee information based on the customer’s specific requirements and CIF information. When the freight forwarder receives the above information, they will provide a quotation to the shipper (customer) to confirm the quotation and then accept the order. Generally, the customer needs to provide the following information: packing list/provide a manifest for the customer to fill in the information and confirm with the customer that it is correct (including packing list information/shipping schedule, etc.)Taking CIF as an example:The freight forwarder arranges for the shipment of trailers from the shipping company (specifying container number, license plate number, driver and contact phone number), and the shipping company issues an SO (booking/picking list)Give the packing list to the trailer driver, and the driver will take it to the yard to make a list. After making the list, they will receive an “Equipment Handover List” (in multiple copies) and a lead sealed driver who will take the information to the designated yard to pick up the empty container. Then, they will go to the factory to load the container. After the factory loads the goods, they will seal the box with a lead seal (usually take photos for evidence) and pull the sealed container back to the dock.After the container arrives at the yard, the yard will ship it to the destination based on the pre configured manifest provided by the freight forwarder. Only after obtaining the “pre configured manifest” and “arrival information” can the customs broker proceed with customs clearance. Usually, two days are reserved for customs clearance (before the ship’s cut-off)After customs clearance, the shipping company issues a bill of lading to the carrier based on the cargo arrangement. The general process for settling the fees is as follows. Other matters depend on the specific situation, and customers can pick up the container and clear customs after the goods arrive at the port with information such as the bill of lading/packing list.

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