Specify Goods Details for the SED

When processing an international shipment, you may need to specify details about its contents (the goods) for export purposes. Before you can specify goods details for the Shipper's Export Declaration (SED), you must select Enable SED on the International tab in the Shipper Editor window.

Note:  If you use the Automated Export System (AES) to complete your SEDs, skip this topic. See Complete SED with AESDirect.  To review the entire shipping process, see Process a Shipment.

To complete the SED information:

  1. Click the Documents tab in the Shipping window.

  2. Click the SED tab on the Documents tab.

  3. If you want UPS to prepare the SED for you, select the UPS Prepare SED (Extra Fee) check box.

  4. Click the down arrow in the Parties to Transaction box and select an item. Related means the shipper and ultimate receiver are with the same company; Non-Related means they are not with the same company.

  5. Click the down arrow in the Routed Transaction box and select either Yes or No. Yes means that the foreign principal party in interest authorizes a US forwarding or other agent to facilitate export of items from the US.

  6. Select the Ultimate Consignee Same as Ship To check box if the ultimate consignee is the same as the receiver (the person or company receiving the shipment). If the ultimate consignee and receiver are different, clear this check box. The Ultimate Consignee Address window appears. After you provide the ultimate consignee information, the button appears on the SED tab. Click the button to redisplay the Ultimate Consignee Address window and edit the ultimate consignee information.

  7. Click the down arrow in the Country/Territory of Ultimate Destination box and select the country/territory in which the contents of your shipment are to be consumed, further processed, or manufactured.

  8. Click the down arrow in the Export Code box and select a code. Required. See Export Codes.

  9. Click the Goods button on the Documents tab and then click the Good - SED tab.

  10. Select the Print Good on SED check box if you want information about the current good to appear on the SED.

  11. Type a description of the good in the Description of Good box or click the down arrow and select a previously entered description.

  12. Type the part number of the good in the Part Number box.

  13. Type any marks and numbers that appear on the package containing the good in the Marks and Numbers box.

  14. Type an Export Control Commodity Number (ECCN) in the ECCN box.

  15. Type the 10-digit (numbers only) Schedule B number of the good in the Schedule B Number box.

  16. In the Schedule B Units 1 box, type how many Schedule B units of the current good are in your shipment. Required if the Unit of Measure 1 box displays an entry other than No Quantity Required. You can type any integer between 1 and 9,999,999.

  17. Click the down arrow in the Unit of Measure 1 box and select the first unit of measure for the current good.

  18. Type the total weight of all units of the good (between 0.1 and 99,999.9) in the Gross Weight box. Then select Lbs or Kgs to identify whether the weight you specified is pounds or kilograms.

  19. In the Schedule B Units 2 box, type how many Schedule B units of the current good are in your shipment. Required if the Unit of Measure 2 box displays an entry other than No Quantity Required. You can type any integer between 1 and 9,999,999.

  20. Click the down arrow in the Unit of Measure 2 box and select the second unit of measure for the current good. Required if an entry appears in the Schedule B Units 2 box.

  21. If you have a license exception, select the Exception check box and then click the down arrow in the Exception box and select an entry that identifies your exception. For definitions of the Exception codes, see License Exception Codes in the UPS WorldShip Help.

  22. If you do not have a license exception, type your license number in the Number box. In the Expiration Date box, type the date on which your license to ship the current good is no longer valid or click the down arrow and select the calendar day.

  23. Click the Add button when you have specified all information about the first good.

  24. Repeat steps 10 through 23 for each good in your shipment.

  25. When you are finished adding goods, click the Close button.

  26. For an onscreen view of what the CO will look like when it is printed, click the Print Preview button on the Documents tab.

  27. When you are finished, click the Process Shipment button.