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Interpretation of opening time, cut-off time, cut-off time and cut-off time

Interpretation of opening time, cut-off time, cut-off time and cut-off time

sofreight.com sofreight.com 2023-03-16 10:54:13

1. Opening time


Opening time, after the cargo owner books the space, the shipping company will release the s/o to the cargo owner, with each date specified on it, so that the cargo owner can arrange to pick up the container and load the cargo. The opening time refers to the earliest time when the empty container can be picked up. If the opening time is not yet reached, the empty container cannot be picked up from the terminal or the place designated by the shipping company.


2. Time for cutting feed


Cut-off time, also known as cut-off time, English is SI Cut off Time, which is the latest time for the shipper to submit the information required for making the bill of lading to the shipping company. It is the time when the shipping company finally changes the format of the bill of lading. Before that, the format and information of the bill of lading can be modified many times. The ship date, some within a week after sailing. If you cannot submit the bill of lading replenishment to the shipping company in time, you can apply to the shipping company for SI Late Come, that is, to apply for an extension of the cut-off time. Generally, the shipping company will extend a few hours to the consignor.


S/I CLOSING is a special requirement for US routes, which is different from other routes. The freight forwarder must report the cargo and other information to the carrier 48 hours before sailing. The carrier must report the cargo information to the U.S. Customs through the AMS system 24 hours before sailing, and must provide the U.S. Customs with the real owner and consignee.


AMS --America manifest system---American warehouse receipt system, also known as anti-terrorism manifest fee and information fee. Goods imported into the United States (all over the world) need to provide this data, which is provided to the U.S. Customs, including the specific cargo body, the real consignee and consignor, and the product name in Chinese and English. It is generally required to complete the day before the customs cut-off.


3. Cut-off time


The cut-off time includes the time of cutting off the heavy cabinet at the terminal and the time of cutting and releasing the travel strip


A. Closing time, in English, is Closing Time, which is the time when the terminal closes to accept heavy cabinets. (That is to say, the latest time to return the container after loading) It means that after this time, the shipping company will no longer arrange for the container returned after this time to go on the voyage, that is, the heavy container cannot be delivered to the terminal, let alone Shipped.


B. The cut-off release refers to the latest time for the shipping company to accept the customs release (the latest is usually within six hours after the cut-off container, which is the buffer time). The goods must be declared and released before this time, and the customs release slip must be submitted to the shipping company. After this time, the shipping company will not accept the release note for the cargo of the voyage, and the cargo will not be able to board the voyage.


1) The release note is a release certificate given by the customs after the release. If the customs release slip is submitted after this time, the shipping company will regard the goods as failing to be cleared and released, and will not be allowed to board the ship. At this time, even if the heavy cabinet has been returned to the dock, it can only be postponed to the off-duty ship; of course, this will incur a lot of fees, including order modification fees, storage yard rent and document fees.


2) If the customs is closed on the same day, the customs inspection rate of the goods declared on the same day is very high. Generally, experienced freight forwarders will suggest that the shipper delay the customs declaration until the next ship in this case, otherwise the customs inspection will be carried out at that time. The container fee, the fee for changing the name of the ship, and the cost of renting cabins and cabinets will take a long time.


3) If you can’t catch up with the cut-off time, you can also apply for CY LateCome in advance to the shipping company, and the shipping company may allow heavy cabinets to be delivered a few hours later. But sometimes the shipping company does not agree to extend the time to the consignor. In Shenzhen customs declaration, you must return the heavy cabinet and have the heavy cabinet paper before you can arrange customs declaration. It is better to return the heavy cabinet half a day to more than one day before cutting the heavy cabinet. The order is to cut off the weight of the cabinet, cut off the customs, and cut off the release strip.


4. Customs cut-off time


It is the date of the final shipping order (commonly known as release slip) given by the shipping company! Generally, a few hours before the departure of the ship, the port area starts to sort out the customs clearance station receipts and prepare for the ship distribution! This time is also the cut-off time!


It's like going to take a train, cutting off the heavy cabinet, which is equivalent to the time to check the ticket and enter the station, and cutting off the pass, which is equivalent to the time when the train attendant cuts off the passengers to board the train, and has to wait for the next train.