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A freight invoice also categorized as commercial invoice is designed for international transaction, such as for the overseas shipping of goods. Freight invoices are required for the export and import of goods. If you are doing international business to ship goods from one country to another, it is important to have all export documents, including freight invoice, otherwise you may have to face some serious circumstances. International freight is pointless without proper paperwork, so it is important to have complete export documents. Freight invoice is a key to export documents and it is really easy to design a fright invoice.
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Tips to Design a Perfect Freight Invoice
Freight invoice is a vital part of the export documents, and following are some simple tips that will help you to design a perfect freight invoice for your business:
- A standard freight invoice should contain all important contents, therefore it is important to collect all important details from your client in advance. You have to ask your client, who will be the importer of the goods to write the name of that person or company.
- The exact requirements of the freight invoices may vary by country, and it is important to consider the requirements of your selected state, because if the freight invoice does not meet with the requirements of the client, your overseas customers may have to face some hardships while clearing goods through customs.
- It will be good to ask the standard needs of freight invoice from the overseas customers. Usually, the United States requires “anti-diversion and anti-transshipment” language on the freight invoices. You can check with the requirements of the country to avoid any conflicting situation.
- It is really easy to design a freight invoice by making some modifications in the standard invoice. You may have to use some labels, stamps, additional text, etc., to design a perfect invoice. You can consult the standard format of the country of your freight forward to make your work easy.
- Address of shipper, address of the customer and the address of a shipment is important to write on the freight invoice. The payment terms and instructions for remittances should be included on the freight invoice along with incoterms.
- Incoterms are international lawful terms to conclude the monetary accountability for the shipping costs and the point at which possession will be officially transferred to the customer with all liabilities. If you have no information about Incoterms, do not forget to ask from your freight forwarder.
- You have to customize the invoices of your company according to the requirements of your customer. Check the requirements of every country, and design your invoice according to it. Some customers demand harmonization codes, while others want you to skip it. It will be good to check the requirements of each customer.
Common Mistakes in Freight Invoice
- Make sure to design your freight invoice according to the Performa Invoice, and if there is any difference, give an alert to your customer about it in advance to avoid any discrepancy.
- Before finalizing your freight invoice, it will be good to send a copy of the invoice to your freight forwarder to review. It will give you an opportunity to remove all incongruities from the document before the arrival of goods to the port.
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14 Free Freight Invoice Templates:
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