Ultimate Consignee

Ultimate Consignee

  • ULTIMATE CONSIGNEE REQUIREMENTS

    QUESTION: For items being shipped to our company by a foreign customer, (used parts) the customer is responsible for all freight, fees, duties and taxes. The invoice indicates “ship to” our company name and address. Our company is not the Importer of Record (IOR) for Customs processing.  The broker or express carrier is the IOR.  […]

  • EEI AND ULTIMATE CONSIGNEE

    QUESTION: I’m reaching out for input and/or to confirm my understanding of 15 CFR § 30.6 (3) Ultimate Consignee. We regularly send shipments to a receiving location (warehouse) where the goods are physically received.  This is a separate location from the billable/legal address.  Our invoices normally show the Sold To as the billable/legal address and […]

  • ULT CNEE FOR DROP SHIPMENTS

    Question:   Here is the scenario: US Company A sells goods to Dominican Republic Company B. Company B takes title to the goods in Miami under FCA terms. Company B then ships goods to their customer, Company C, which is based in the US Virgin Islands. Company A is not related to Company B or […]

  • EXPORT ULTIMATE CONSIGNEE

    Question: US parent sells to related UK subsidiary. UK subsidiary sells to end customer in UK. End customer details are known at the time of US export. US parent arranges freight forwarding services from door to door. Cargo will be delivered straight to end customer. Incoterm between parent and subsidiary is CIP London. Freight forwarder […]

  • ULTIMATE CNEEDESIGNATION

    Question We’re having a debate, I mean discussion with CBP regarding the use andour responsibility/liability when our company is indicated as ultimateconsignee on the 7501 (either our domestic vendor or the courier isindicated as the IOR).  A CBP official mentioned that ourresponsibility/liability would disappear if we simply advised theshipper (or courier) never to indicate our […]

  • AES INTERMEDIATE AND ULTIMATE CNEE

    Question:On physical exports where an AES submission is required, if your end user is different from your ship-to, are you showing ship-to as intermediate consignee and end user as ultimate consignee?  If not, what are you doing where ship-to differs from end user?

  • Ultimate Consignee Q&A 1

    Company A imports product on behalf of Company B. After clearing Customs the product is shipped directly to company B from the port of arrival. Company A has instructed their broker to report Company B as the Ultimate Consignee on the CF7501 and 3461. However, Company B’s name does not appear on the commercial documents […]