Overseas Shipments Destined to be Imported to the United States

February 10, 2022

New

Suppliers Bulletin


The purpose of this letter is to serve as a reminder and guide for overseas shipments that will be destined to be imported into the United States. Lear Corporation has been experiencing a lot of shipment delays and added costs due to incorrect documentation. Failure to follow these logistics & customs requirements may result in QN’s being assessed and $100 debit per occurrence as outlined in Lear’s Global Requirements for Suppliers. 

This guide outlines the information needed in a Commercial Invoice for a smooth and fast importation process. This is required for any shipment, regardless of transportation mode. 

Commercial Invoice Basic Requirements 

• Invoice to be in English 

• Date of shipment 

• Name and complete address of supplier 

• Name and complete address of Consignee 

• Consignee’s Tax ID & legal company name 

• Name and address of sold to party 

• Notify Party Name and Address 

• Purchase Order Number 

• Purchase Order Incoterms 

• Detailed description of the products in English including:

  • Lear part numbers (if applicable) with description
  • Description of each item (coded descriptions are not valid; description must be sufficient to classify the merchandise in case we do not have an available HTS code)
  • Appropriate HTS code
  • Brand/model/serial numbers, and any other visible ID code (if applicable)
  • Quantity
  • Unit price / Total price per item
  • Country of Origin of the merchandise (this is the country of manufacture) 

• Weights and measures 

• Currency Type 

• Total invoice cost (Must match cost entered on airway bill or bill of lading) 

Additional Notes: 

• For HAZMAT / Chemical Products, shipment must include MSDS 


The above requirements can be found at https://www.lear.com/Site/Suppliers/Web-Guides.aspx 

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Lear US Customs Team at SDL-JHQ03@lear.com 

Thank you for your compliance. 

Overseas Shipments Destined to be Imported to the United States

Making every
drive better.

Overseas Shipments Destined to be Imported to the United States

February 10, 2022

New


The purpose of this letter is to serve as a reminder and guide for overseas shipments that will be destined to be imported into the United States. Lear Corporation has been experiencing a lot of shipment delays and added costs due to incorrect documentation. Failure to follow these logistics & customs requirements may result in QN’s being assessed and $100 debit per occurrence as outlined in Lear’s Global Requirements for Suppliers. 

This guide outlines the information needed in a Commercial Invoice for a smooth and fast importation process. This is required for any shipment, regardless of transportation mode. 

Commercial Invoice Basic Requirements 

• Invoice to be in English 

• Date of shipment 

• Name and complete address of supplier 

• Name and complete address of Consignee 

• Consignee’s Tax ID & legal company name 

• Name and address of sold to party 

• Notify Party Name and Address 

• Purchase Order Number 

• Purchase Order Incoterms 

• Detailed description of the products in English including:

  • Lear part numbers (if applicable) with description
  • Description of each item (coded descriptions are not valid; description must be sufficient to classify the merchandise in case we do not have an available HTS code)
  • Appropriate HTS code
  • Brand/model/serial numbers, and any other visible ID code (if applicable)
  • Quantity
  • Unit price / Total price per item
  • Country of Origin of the merchandise (this is the country of manufacture) 

• Weights and measures 

• Currency Type 

• Total invoice cost (Must match cost entered on airway bill or bill of lading) 

Additional Notes: 

• For HAZMAT / Chemical Products, shipment must include MSDS 


The above requirements can be found at https://www.lear.com/Site/Suppliers/Web-Guides.aspx 

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Lear US Customs Team at SDL-JHQ03@lear.com 

Thank you for your compliance. 

Overseas Shipments Destined to be Imported to the United States

Making every
drive better.