Export Marks

Export Marks

Export Marks in International Trade

Meaning of Export Marks, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): Words or symbols placed on the outside of a export packed goods to indicate the shipment's destination. Typical marks for vessel shipments include the buyer's name or symbol destination port, gross weight and dimensions, while marks for air or ground shipments usually include the buyer's full address. In all cases marks should include the sequential number of the particular shipping piece (box, drum, package, etc.) followed by a slash and the total number of shipping pieces. For example a box market 1/7 would indicate that it is the first piece of a shipment total seven boxes.