What is a Packing List (PL)?
An itemized list containing product details such as quantity and weight dimensions.
Is the packing list mandatory?
Yes! It is one of the most important documents you need when exporting and importing.
Why do you need a packing list?
It acts as a checklist for the exporter, customs, or other involved parties to ensure accurate packing of the shipment.
What information does a packing list include?
A good packing list should contain the following:
• Product description
• The type of package(s), e.g. box, carton, vials, etc.
• Quantity and weight dimensions
• Buyer and seller references
Who prepares the Packing List?
Your factory is responsible for providing you with the Packing List.
However, you might need to help them gather the necessary information and ensure there are no mistakes or missing details.
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