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Shipper’s Letter of Instruction (SLI)


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Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI)

What is a Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI)?

A Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI) is a document used by exporters to instruct freight forwarders on how to handle an export shipment.

Why is an SLI necessary for U.S. export shipments?

An SLI is required for every U.S. export shipment to comply with export control and customs regulations.

How does the SLI allow the freight forwarder to operate as an authorized agent?

The SLI authorizes the freight forwarder to act as the authorized forwarding agent on behalf of the exporter.

What role does Beeontrade play in the SLI process?

Beeontrade's team provides the exporter with an SLI to complete as soon as an export cargo from the United States is initiated.

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