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Cargo Consignment Note and Air Way Bill

International Shipment Order [Shipper’s Letter of Instruction] documents for entrusting others to carry out consignments. According to Article 6 paragraphs 1 and 5 of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Air Transport (“Warsaw Convention”), the shipper shall be filled by the shipper, but the carrier or its agent may be entrusted to replace it. open. In practice, for various reasons, the shipper often cannot personally fill out the shipper and sign the shipper in person. Therefore, it is necessary to use the international consignment note to entrust the carrier or its agent or air cargo agent to fill in the shipper. And on behalf of the shipper to sign the shipper.

The consignment note is a description of the shipper’s relevant information about the goods being transported, and the entrusted person can fill in the air waybill. The consignment note has the name and address of the shipper and the consignee, the originating station and the arrival station, the name, quantity, number of pieces, packaging and actual gross weight of the goods, and the consignor’s declared value, signature and date. The above content is correct and correct, otherwise the shipper will be responsible for the loss of the carrier or other person due to the content or error.

International Air Transport

Air Waybill The airline or its agent that carries the goods, after receiving the goods and accepting the cargo shipper’s air transport request, the goods are issued to the shipper’s receipt. The air waybill is also the contract of carriage between the shipper and the carrier, but it is different from the ocean bill of lading and does not have the nature of the document of title. It is a non-negotiable document. The consignee picks up the goods at the destination station, not by air waybill, but by the delivery notice issued by the airline. Each set of air waybills has three copies and at least six copies. The back of the three originals are printed with the terms of carriage, one of which is a blue consignee, a green carrier, and a pink accompanying counterpart, who delivers the goods to the consignee at the destination. The copy is printed on yellow paper except the fourth, and the other five copies are white, distributed to the agent, the destination port and the first, second and third carriers.

If it doesn’t work, you can add another copy. There is a set of numbers in the upper right corner and the lower right corner of the waybill. It consists of two parts. The first three digits are the code of the civil aviation company. For example, my civil aviation code is 999, and the last eight digits are the order number of the waybill. When the airline receives the goods, a small label with the waybill number printed on it will be affixed to the outer packaging of each item for identification. The air waybill is filled in by the shipper or his agent, and the shipper or his agent shall be responsible for the correctness of the contents filled in the waybill. The shipper shall be liable if the carrier’s or other person’s loss is caused by the incorrect or incorrect entry of the waybill. The shipper signs the waybill. It accepts the terms of carriage on the back of the waybill. The waybill must be signed by the carrier to take effect, and the carrier’s liability begins at this time and ends when the destination station delivers the goods to the consignee.

As a China freight forwarder, Basenton Logistcs provide one stop logistics services from China to worldwide and we will update more shipping line informtioan in the future.

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