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Advice of Shipment

A notice sent to a local or foreign buyer advising that shipment has gone forward and containing details of packing, routing, etc. A copy of the invoice is often enclosed and, if desired, a copy of the bill of lading.

What is Advice of Shipment?

Advice of Shipment is a notice sent to a local or foreign buyer advising that shipment has gone forward and containing details of packing, routing, etc. Once after shipping goods from your (seller's) place, You need to send shipping details with complete details of carriers and expected time of arrival at your buyer’s place. Shipping advice helps to track the goods as per details and importer can plan import clearance procedures accordingly. If buyer not received documents in time, from their bank for taking delivery of goods he can keep an alert to get the documents and make sure, all documents are in order to customs clear the goods and take delivery.

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