Your waybill contains all the information DHL needs to know to keep your shipment moving. All DHL online shipping solutions make it easy to prepare your international shipment. By creating your waybill online you will have visibility to missing or incomplete information, as well as be advised of applicable DHL services.
A commercial invoice is the first international document that you prepare as an exporter. The commercial invoice serves as a bill for the goods from the importer to the exporter, and is evidence of the transaction.
Additionally, the importer uses the commercial invoice to classify the merchandise so that they can get the shipment cleared through customs and make sure that all duties and taxes have been accurately assessed.
You can effortlessly create a Commercial Invoice when you prepare your electronic waybill with DHL tools.
A commercial invoice requires the following information:
All DHL online shipping solutions make it easy to prepare a commercial Invoice, along with the waybill. Or you can complete a commercial invoice online.
Electronic Export Information (EEI) is an online submission of shipment information to the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce to control exports and compile trade statistics. Shipments that require you to file EEI will generate an Internal Transaction Number (ITN) from the U.S. Government.
The following shipments require you to file EEI when:
If your shipment requires you to file EEI to receive an Internal Transaction Number (ITN) from the U.S. Government, you can submit this information directly through aesdirect.census.gov or you can have DHL file an EEI on your behalf (service charge will apply). To make shipping even easier, we handle all the processing on your behalf if the ITN is requested, received and included on your electronic waybill. DHL online shipping solutions that support this service will provide you the option to file your EEI as you create your waybill.