• 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 of origin.
  • 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:
    • Instruction
    • communication
    • publication (formalising contract negotiation)
    • protection
  • Communication Communication must take account of language and culture and should accurately reflect actions that have gone before.
  • 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 paramount.
  • 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 system).

Transport documents

  • 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.

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