Shipper's Letter of Instructions Box Number with Description

1 a U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) - This information is not necessarily the shipper information, but the party that directly benefits from the export.
b* USPPI's EIN (IRS) NO. or ID NO. - The USPPI's tax ID #
c* Parties to Transaction - "Related" or "Non-related" - If the USPPI and consignee are parent or sister companies then the "Related" box would be checked. Otherwise the parties are non-related.
4 a Ultimate Consignee - The name and address of the foreign party actually receiving the merchandise for the designated end-user
b Intermediate Consignee - The name and address of the foreign party who makes the delivery to the ultimate consignee.
5 a Forwarding Agent - This would be pre-stamped with Pilot Air Freight, P.O Box 97, Lima PA 19037
b Forwarding Agent's EIN (IRS) NO. - Pilot's EIN # 23-1735550
6 Point (State) of Origin or FTZ NO. - Enter the state where the freight originated or Free Trade Zone No. (FTZ). The person completing this form would know the FTZ No. if originating in a Free Trade Zone.
7 Country of Ultimate Destination - The foreign country that will ultimately consume, manufacture, or further process the shipment. There is a database of two-letter country codes that can be loaded.
8 Loading Pier (Vessel Only) - The name or number of the pier the merchandise is laden aboard the exporting vessel. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
9* Method of Transportation - Specific mode of transportation (air, rail, truck, vessel, etc). A database could be provided here, too.
10 Exporting Carrier - Actual name of the carrier. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
11 Port of Export - The border crossing, port where the vessel or plane is loaded. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
12 Port of Unlading - The port that the exporting carrier is going to be unloaded. This is not always the destination port. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
13 Containerized (vessel only) - "YES" or "NO" - Check “YES” if placed in an ocean container either at origin or by the carrier. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
14 Carrier Identification Code - This is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) or International Air Transport Association (IATA) Code for the exporting carrier. The SCAC code is 4 alpha characters while the IATA code is 2 or 3 characters. This would be reserved for Pilot to enter since Pilot is routing the shipment.
15 Shipment Reference No. - Unique # provided by the individual filing the Shipper's Export Declaration. If Pilot is getting Export Power of Attorney then Pilot would file using the 9-digit Pilot Pro #. If the shipper is filing because they have the ability to file AES then they would enter this #.
16 Entry Number - This # would have to be provided by the shipper in cases were the export is used as proof of export for import transactions. For example: In-Bond, Temporary Import Bond, or Drawback's.
17* Hazardous Materials "YES" or "NO" - Required field to be indicated by the shipper
18* In-Bond Code - Report one of the 2-character In-Bond Codes listed in Part IV of Appendix C of the FTSR (15 CFR Part 30) to indicate whether the shipment is being Transported in bond.
19* Routed Export Transaction - "YES" or "NO" - Is the foreign principle party of interest authorizing the export of the merchandise?
21 D/F or M - Is the commodity domestic (D) or foreign (F) manufactured? Is the commodity sold under the foreign military (M) sales program? This must be completed by the shipper. If the product has the same codes, but manufactured domestic and foreign than the commodity needs to be split to represent both.
22 Schedule B Number - This is a 10-digit code indicating the commodity. There is a complete database available. If the shipper does not know the commodity code then the following phone numbers can be called. Nondurable Goods - 301-763-3483, Durable Goods - 301-763-3259
23 Quantity Schedule B Unit(s) - A unit measurement may be required based on the Schedule B #'s. This should be driven off the Schedule B #.
24 Shipment Weight (kilos) - This is the gross weight of the entire shipment (including packaging).
25 VIN/Product Number/Vehicle Title Number - This is only required for self-propelled vehicles
26 Value - The value of the individual commodity code (whole #'s)
27 License No./License Exception Symbol/Authorization - The choice may be "NLR" for “No License Required” but there is an available database of different licenses that may be selected.
28 ECCN (Export Control Classification Number) - This is an alpha numeric # that is required when a commodity is on the Commerce Control List.
29-30 Complete these self-explanatory items and sign.
notes
* Items marked with an "Asterisk" denotes required fields for CoPilot. These items are also default settings in CoPilot
Highlighted items denote the minimum information required when manually completing the SLI.