Additional updates regarding the Indian Customs policy, sent by Mr. Shekhar, CEO at Systematic Logistics, and by Mr. Sujata of Express Global Logistics, both ALN members in India.


FROM 1st OF APRIL 2018, It will be mandatory to have the following on the bills of lading for all shipments sent to India (import Air/Sea):

1) Import-Export Code number (IEC) of the importer, given by the DGFT of INDIA;
2) GSTIN ( GST Identification Number ) of the importer;
3) Official email address of the importer to be used for correspondence by shipping lines and customs.”

” You are requested to kindly inform the Exporters to get these information of their Importers, for any new shipment which sailing after 1st APRIL 2018. This information need to be incorporated on the Shipping Instructions allowing the shipping line to incorporate these details on bill of lading.

Refer attached PUBLIC NOTICE NO.33/2018 issued on dated. 07.03.2018

Please circulate this notice in the Network accordingly so that all our members will come to know about the same.”


You can ask to us ( a Public Notice issued by Customs with regard to import (Air/Sea) arriving into India.


Systematic Logistics Pvt Ltd and Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd (only for ALN members)


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