USPPI

USPPI

  • USPPI

    QUESTION: My company is based in the United States and has a branch set up in the Netherlands. The branch in the Netherlands doesn’t have any direct employees and we utilize a third-party logistics provider in the Netherlands for our warehousing and distribution needs. Our US parent company will issue purchase orders to US vendors […]

  • USPPI inquiry

    QUESTION: The US Foreign Trade Regulations state that a foreign entity shall be listed as the USPPI if it is in the United States when the items are purchased or obtained for export. Does anyone know if that includes when the foreign entity takes title within the US (e.g., holds inventory in the US) and […]

  • Question on routed shipment forwarder/filer POA

    QUESTION: I know that the USPPI is legally *entitled* to obtain from its foreign customer (FPPI) a copy of the FPPI’s POA to its US forwarder to make the EEI filing – but is the USPPI in any way *required* to obtain a copy of that from the FPPI? (Understanding that it is of course […]

  • USPPI in delayed routed export transaction

    QUESTION: USA Domestic machinery manufacturer (Company A) makes custom machinery for their Customer (Company B) located abroad. The terms of the sale are Ex-Works Company A’s USA manufacturing location. This is a classic routed export transaction…. But, Company B instead tells Company A that Company B’s USA subsidiary is going to pick up the machinery […]

  • USPPI SCENARIO

    QUESTION: In nearly all instances I’ve encountered when engaging with knowledgeable parties to a transaction, the USPPI is clear cut after some thought and discussion. This scenario is complicated by the fact that neither party seems to agree on who the USPPI is. Hoping for some guidance. This is really just a drop shipment request, […]

  • USPPI SCENARIO for US CONSOLIDATED SHIPMENT FROM CA to MX

    QUESTION: Our Mexican entity, subsidiary of our company headquartered in the U.S., will be receiving shipment from Canadian suppliers. The shipments will first be imported and entered into the U.S. where they will be consolidated. The shipment will be imported under the Mexican entity under their foreign Imported of Record number. The shipment will then […]

  • USPPI FOR EXPORT OF FOREIGN SOURCED ITEMS

    QUESTION: Our Mexican entity, subsidiary of our company headquartered in the U.S., will be receiving shipment from Canadian suppliers. The shipments will first be imported and entered into the U.S. where they will be consolidated. The shipment will be imported under the Mexican entity under their foreign Imported of Record number. The shipment will then […]

  • USPPI SCENARIO

    QUESTION: My EU entity is purchasing equipment directly from an unrelated US supplier. The US entity is arranging for, and paying for the transportation on behalf of our EU partner.  I am arguing that the US supplier is the USPPI because they are the ones receiving the benefit of the export transaction.  I also say […]

  • Can USPPI Amend the EEI via ACE?

    QUESTION: I’ve checked the answers database, finding no similar question I am wondering if any members know if it’s possible via one’s ACE account to amend and existing ITN. Is it true that only the original filer can amend the EEI? What if the FF who performed original filing is no longer in business–how would […]

  • OUR USPPI # USED BY OTHER COMPANY

    QUESTION: From an ACE report – AES 203, I found multiple instances where the USPPI was not my company but the USPPI ID Number was our IRS#. These shipments definitely have no connection to us. I was hoping that there is a source I can go to with the ITN # to learn more about […]

  • USPPI SCENARIO

    QUESTION: A US supplier is selling equipment to our European entity with INCO terms of FCA  (US crating facility).   The Europe entity is then selling the equipment to our corporate JV partner.    The European entity wants the US  entity to arrange transport of the goods from the crating facility to the final overseas destination. […]

  • NON-USPPI RECORDKEEPING RESPONSIBILITY

    Question: My company currently does all of our own record keeping for export shipments. We have many domestic orders that are sold to a domestic customer but shipped overseas. These are mostly drop shipped to the domestic customers freight forwarder. Because we know that an export will be done we still run denied parties screening […]