Air consignment process
Handle consignment. After the foreign trade companies and industrial and trade enterprises have prepared the goods and received the letter of credit which has been verified (or modified) to be correct, they can handle the consignment, that is, according to the letter of credit and the relevant shipping terms in the contract, as well as the name, number of pieces, date of shipment, destination, etc. of the goods, fill in the "consignment note" and provide the relevant documents, and send it to the foreign transport company as the basis for booking flights.
Arrange cargo hold. After receiving the consignment note and relevant documents, the foreign transport company, together with CAAC, will arrange the space according to the stowage principle, the nature of the goods, the quantity of the goods, the destination and other conditions, in combination with the flight, and then the CAAC will issue the air waybill.
Loading, loading. According to the flight, the foreign transport company will pick up the goods from the warehouse on behalf of foreign trade companies or industrial and trade enterprises and send them to the airport, and deliver the goods to the designated cabin for transportation with the loading documents.
Issue the waybill. After the cargo is loaded, the CAAC will issue the general air waybill, and the foreign transport company will issue the air waybill. The air waybill has three originals and twelve copies. Three originals, the first to the shipper, the second to be retained by the foreign transportation company, and the third to the consignee along with the goods. Twelve copies are used for customs declaration, financial settlement, foreign agency, transfer and distribution, etc.
Send shipping notice. After the goods are loaded, a shipping notice can be sent to the buyer so that the other party can prepare payment, redeem the order and handle the receipt.