Pallets as Package Type on Shipping Instructions from the USA and Canada
As part of this ongoing transition, countries including the United States and Canada are enforcing manifest compliance rules that include references to package types. As a result, U.S. Customs and Canada Border Services Agency do not allow PALLETS or PALLET as the manifested package type for shipments, and therefore, cannot be transmitted.
For example, a container loaded with 200 cartons on 10 pallets should be submitted for manifesting as 200 cartons.
Effective September 1, 2016, Shipping Instructions received that site the package type as PALLETS or PALLET will not be processed. Failing to meet the requirement could lead to a delay in cargo loading. ... See MoreSee Less