INCLUDING CPT Carriage Paid to (…Named place of destination)
MULTIMODAL CIP Carriage and Insurance paid to place of destination)
DAF Delivered at Frontier (…Named Place)
DDU Delivered Duty Unpaid (…Named Place of destination)
DDP Delivered Duty Paid (…Named place of destination)
AIR TRANSPORT FCA Free Carrier (…Named Place) RAIL FCA Free Carrier (…Named Place) TRANSPORT SEA AND INLAND FAS Free Alongside Ship (…Named Port of shipment) WATERWAY FOB Free on Board (…Named Port of shipment) TRANSPORT CFR Cost and Freight (…Named Port of destination) CIF Cost, Insurance and Freight (..Named port of destination) DES Delivered Ex Ship (…Named Port of destination)
Considerably more detailed and informative than a standard domestic packing list.
It an itemizes the material in each individual package and indicates the type of package, such as a box, crate, drum, or carton.
Shows the individual net, legal, tare, and gross weights and measurements for each package (in both U.S. and metric systems).
Package markings should be shown along with the shipper's and buyer's references.
Used by the shipper or forwarding agent to determine the total shipment weight and volume and whether the correct cargo is being shipped.
U.S. and foreign customs officials may use the list to check the cargo
Basic Documentation other documents for Imports into France
Bill of Lading (air or Ocean)- Typically prepared by the forwarder for a shipper, acknowledging that specified goods have been received on board a conveyance (ship, plane, etc) to a named place for delivery to a consignee
Shippers Letter of Instruction- From the Shipper instructing the Freight Forwarder how and where to send the shipment
Certificate of Origin- Not required for most products into France, but still requested on occasion. Textiles from Asia may be an exception
Import permits - Permits are required from Service des Titres du Commerce Exterieur (SETICE) for the following: * Most Food Products * Steel * Textiles and clothing * Livestock, animals and their parts * Firearms, Ordnance
* Radioactive materials and nuclear reactors
NOTE- These permits are obtained by the buyer (importer in France)