In the world of exporting and importing, never forget the aspect of shipping. When you use sea transportation, the container is usually used as the medium. Therefore, cargo stuffing in container is common in shipment activities.
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What is Stuffing?
Specifically, stuffing is loading export and import goods into a cargo containers. There is usually a party who oversees the loading of the goods into the containers.
In order to carry out this cargo stuffing in a container, you need to take care of several things first. Everything will go smoothly if all the parties can execute the procedures and requirements as per the regulations.
Documents Required for Stuffing
For this purpose, the Stuffing Officers need to prepare the following documents.
In Stuffing, the manifest is a document containing detailed information about the container and the contents of the container.
2. Job Order
Second, this explains the job order issued by the service subdivision.
3. Delivery Order / DO
DO or Delivery Order is a letter regarding the delivery of goods from Shipping Company in the administration of Stuffing. Specifically, This letter will later confirm the ownership of the goods.
4. Fund Slip
Besides that, this document contains information about the payment of service fees executed on the container terminal.
Processes of Stuffing in Indonesia
Meanwhile, there are several procedures you need to pass the processes of stuffing in Indonesia. Such as :
In the preparations, officer in the terminal will inspect the documents. Hence, it is necessary to double-check the document first.
Here, all parties must prepare a packing list. Inside the packing list, there are details about the packaging and the net weight of the goods.
Regardless, they prepare this document in 2 sets, which are submitted to the officials and the other one as an archive.
After the official has confirmed all the required documents, they will inspect your goods in more detail.
After that, they will confirm that the goods are following the documents you have presented.
For example, he will check whether the packing number matches the packing list, check the shipping mark and sample number, calculate the packing that goes into the container, and so on.
If all these match the conditions, the container will be sealed with a padlock according to the container number.
When you are done, do not forget to save the document and send the invoice. When creating this document, you will also need the HS code number of the goods and the container.
In summary, stuffing requires caution. If the documents and container locks do not match your goods, it has a bigger risk that the official will detain your goods, even re-export due to incorrect data.