products have been loaded inside shipping containers, shippers may
have to create packing list documents to show the details of how
goods have been packaged.
A packing list
document must be created for any export shipment travelling by
seafreight (FCL, LCL or Breakbulk) or airfreight. When creating a
packing list document, shippers must ensure that the document
contains all of the correct information.
Here is the detailed information that must be included on packing list documents:
Shipper and consignee name, address, contact details
Measurements and total Net Weight and Gross Weight of cargo
Method of dispatch, type of shipment
Vessel and voyage details
Port of loading, port of discharge
Detailed list of how goods are packaged and number of packages
Any shipping marks or seal numbers used
Signatory company, authorized person’s signature
Any other important information or special instructions related to the loading and packaging contained in the shipment
Create correct packing list documents with IncoDocs
Here are some videos and templates showing how to create packing list documents.
List for Full Container shipments
This document will a new line for each container, and include container number, seal number, description of goods and package details & weights.
See how the finished container packing list looks like:
List for LCL and Airfreight shipments
This format will allow products to be grouped together and shown in packages. For example, this can be used for mixed pallets of cartons and products.
See how the finished packing list looks like:
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