Import / Export
Import/ Export process can get quite complicated. there
are many factors that need to be taken into account, this can range from
whether shipped or hand-carried, currency, duties and restrictions,
sanctioned countries, temporary imports and much more.
At Royal Innovative we pride ourselves in personalised
approach to each client, all goods go through a strict quality control.
Proforma Invoice By taking care of all details before
you ship any goods, you’ll save a lot of time and avoid potential
headaches—especially if you have specific deadlines to meet.
Packing List A packing list is a means by which
customs authorities in the importing country assess security and
compliance. And it is a required document to file a claim with the
carrier or insurance company in the event of cargo damage or loss.
Bills of Lading you may need an inland bill of lading
to move your goods to a port or airport.
Commercial Invoice The commercial invoice contains the
information about goods, their amount and value, and serves as a bill of
sale between the seller and the buyer. This type of invoice is highly
important for B2B and B2C companies.
Certificate of Origin While some countries will accept
a statement of origin on the commercial invoice, the customs authorities
of other countries may require a separate document titled a certificate
Delivery After the good arrive Royal Innovative will
organise land transportation to the required end location.
The procedure for import differs from country to country depending upon
the import policy, statutory requirements and customs policies of
different countries. In almost all countries of the world import trade is
controlled by the government. The objectives of these controls are proper
use of foreign exchange restrictions, protection of indigenous industries
etc. The imports of goods have to follow a procedure. This procedure
involves a number of steps.
Purchase order Purchase order instructions are
vitally important. It may be that the functions of a purchase order
can be summarised as:
publication (formalising contract negotiation)
Communication Communication must take account of
language and culture and should accurately reflect actions that have
Transport of goods If planned and organised
properly during the placing of the order and transportation stages,
the arrival of goods should run smoothly.
The Import declaration Royal innovative takes care
of all documents needed in the import process.
Import documentation It is important to remember
that incorrect or mislaid paperwork does cause problems. It can lead
to delays, additional costs and, in some cases, even fines. Royal
innovative experience and attention to detail will eliminate this.
Instruction The order itself is an instruction to
supply, and the clarity of what the importer demands should be
Publication The written order publishes what is
deemed by the issuer to be the contract to supply, formalising the
contractual situation. The terms and conditions coupled with other
elements related to that particular negotiation must be included.
Customs clearing agent Royal Innovative deals with
highly experienced import clearing agent to complete and enter the
import declaration to Customs and liaise on the company’s behalf
with the carriers.
Paying Customs duty and VAT Customs duties and VAT
must be paid or accounted for before goods can be released from the
port/airport of arrival.
Commercial Invoice or shipping invoice When the
goods are dispatched an original and/or copies of the commercial
invoice accompany the shipment (or are sent through the banking
- Packing list The packing list is a simple but important document, especially when more than one carton is shipped.
Commodity codes Classification of imported goods is
an essential activity.
Our dedicated team member is with you every step of the way.