SLI Tab on Customs Documentation Tab

This tab allows you to specify information that appears on the Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI).

This tab appears on the Customs Documentation tab only if you select an Air Freight service on the Service tab.

Complete the following information on this tab:

  1. 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), or clear this check box if they are different. The Ultimate Consignee Address window appears. After you provide the ultimate consignee information, the ... button appears on the SLI tab. Click the ... button to edit the ultimate consignee information.

  2. Select the Intermediate Consignee check box, as needed. The Intermediate Consignee Address window appears. After you provide the intermediate consignee information, the ... button appears on the SLI tab. Click the ... button to edit the intermediate consignee information.

  3. Click the down arrow in the Routed Transaction box and select 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.

  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 with different companies.

  5. Click the Additional Information button to display the SLI - Additional Information window. In this window:

  6. Under DDTC (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls), enter information for arms control.

  7. Under Documents, select the check boxes to indicate all documents to be attached and to be prepared.

    Tip:
    You cannot select the Certificate of Origin, Banking (Sight Draft), and Export License under both Attached and To Be Prepared.

  8. Complete the remaining fields as needed: Special Instructions for Shipment, Extra Description, Certificate of Origin Number, and Duty Authorized Officer or Employee.

  9. Click the OK button. The SLI tab on the Customs Documentation tab appears.