Southbound Process Overview
Product can arrive at border warehouse via transport, or by transportation arranged by the shipper. In either case, the shipper must forward the required documents to the traffic department at the Parker office used to enter the product the Mexico.
- Client Notification will include the following information
- Shipper, Consignee
- Complete and accurate contact name/phone number
- Importer of Record and Commodity
- Pieces and Weight
- All necessary documents for preparing customs paperwork including:
- Completed U.S. Customs Power of Attorney from Shipper (U.S. Exporter), establishing Parker & Company Services as the U.S. customs broker for SED filing.
- Completed Power of Attorney from Consignee (Mexican Importer) authorizing our in house Mexican Customs Broker to process the importer’s freight for Mexican Customs Purposes
- Copy of import program documentation (PITEX, Maquiladora, Etc.). The PITEX card must be issued in the name of our in house broker when the Mexican importer is processing entries under the PITEX program.
- Shipper straight bill of lading
- Completed Shippers Export Declaration
- Commercial Invoice
- Packing List
- NAFTA Certificate of Origin
- Consignee RFC# (Mexican Federal ID Number)
- Letter of Instructions – Please note, other documentation may be required depending on circumstance. Documentation must be supplied to Parker. In the event that Parker must obtain documentation, a document recovery fee will be assessed. As a reminder, these requirements are mandatory prior to commencing service.
- Initial notification and documentation will be sent directly to the Parker Traffic Department via Fax and/or E-mail from Shipper.