Customs Basic Terms

In this section, we will try to explain some of the most common terms in customs procedures. If you still have questions, you are always welcome to contact our support team.

Packing List
A packing list is a shipping document created by the seller,  that maps the list of goods the shipment contains. The packing list will show the next detail...
Sun, 28 Jun, 2020 at 8:45 AM
The U.S. Power of Attorney is a legal document that is required by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency. In order for a customs broker to con...
Sun, 18 Sep, 2022 at 9:57 PM
SCAC- Standard Carrier Alpha Code
The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique two to four-letter code used to identify transportation companies. The SCAC is assigned by the National M...
Sun, 4 Jul, 2021 at 2:58 PM
Self Filer
As a US importer, you have the privilege to release your goods from customs on your own. Not many people know that for a while now, US citizens are allowed...
Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 at 11:14 AM
Ship To (ST)
Ship-To refers to where the goods are sent to, a US citizen/ company that is expected to physically receive the goods in the US. For ISF filings, we use...
Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 at 11:26 AM
Trade Certificates
A trade certificate is a document used for commodities that arrive and were manufactured in a country with which the US has a trade agreement, and is prov...
Mon, 5 Jul, 2021 at 12:29 PM