EEI

  • EEI flings for multi-truck exports to MX

    Question: My employer exports large machinery. When shipping a complete machine to MX, there can be as many as 55 trucks and they often ship over a 3–4-week span. We do not provide itemized invoices to the customer, we invoice them for the single machine. We do, however provide itemized packing lists for each truck, […]

  • Filing EEI for Multi-Truck Shipments to MX

    Question: Hello Members, my company exports large machines where as many as 55 trucks are shipped across the border for one complete machine. This often happens over a span of several weeks.  Looking at the EEI filing regulations, I do not see any guidance on multi-truck shipments and how the EEI filings should be handled. […]

  • SAP GTS & Commerce Country Chart

    Question: For the GTS users out there- how do you maintain the CCL Country Chart?  Do you manually create this?  Do you purchase it as content? Answer 1: First, each unique P/N is set up with the applicable EAR or ITAR classification in master data.  For GTS, we set up what we refer to as […]

  • BOL Requirements

    Question: Is the ITN number required on the BOL for Brazil Shipment? Our company is initiating a Export shipment to a Customer in Brazil where we will act as USPPI. the shipment is sold FOB and bills of lading will be issued by the agents at the respective discharge ports in Brazil. After completing the […]

  • EEI Value to Port of Export – C&D terms

    Question: We’ve upgraded to a new system and can no longer “see” the original EXW/FCA Shipping Plant values.  We used to be able to see the customer EXW value prior to the addition of handling, inland transport, fuel surcharge, ocean transport, ocean fuel surcharges, etc, which rolled up into an all-in C/D-term selling value.  Now, […]

  • Instruments of International Traffic

    Question: We export a commodity in a container that has been determined to be an Instrument of International Traffic (IIT).  The IIT and its contents are quite valuable and each exceeds $2500. The following question arose recently and we are looking for a regulation-based answer but have been unable to find one.  We searched Census’s […]

  • Instruments of International Traffic

    Question: We export a commodity in a container that has been determined to be an Instrument of International Traffic (IIT).  The IIT and its contents are quite valuable and each exceeds $2500. The following question arose recently and we are looking for a regulation-based answer but have been unable to find one.  We searched Census’s […]

  • Mexico Drop Ship to Laredo & EEI

    Question: We have multiple customers in Mexico who request their shipments be drop shipped to Laredo TX. As the USPPI / Seller are we responsible to have the EEI filed? If so, can you recommend how can we gain the transportation details timely in order to have our agent file the EEI? Answer 1: I would […]

  • EEI Reporting for Ultimate Consignee Changes

    Question: When we sell and export product(s) to our subsidiaries overseas we are the USPPI and our subs are the FPPI.  For EEI reporting we report our subs as the FPPI/ultimate consignee and the destination is typically a dedicated storage facility.  We do not typically know who or where they will sell to at the […]

  • Routed Export Authorization

    Question: 15 CFR 30 defines a routed transaction when an FFPI authorizes an agent to prepare and filing the EEI. If the authorized agent does not have a power of attorney or written authorization from the FPPI to file the EEI, it’s my understanding this is not a routed export because the transaction can only […]

  • ITN Confirmation

    Question: Is there a way to confirm an ITN for an EEI filing?  For example, in a routed-export we received an ITN from a customer’s forwarder but cannot find it in our ACE data.  I’m looking for a way to confirm that the ITN which we were provided is legitimate. Answer 1: There is something […]

  • EEI Method of Transportation for AIR

    Question: How is “air, containerized” to be applied for the EEI? The FTR defines container and containerized shipments.  Do van-type containers fly via air?  Or, are ULD types PMC and LD-1 considered as a container for the EEI? Answer 1: The FTR refers to ULDs for air shipments.  For the most part, shippers don’t stuff ULDs […]