Digital Customs Invoice Terms and Conditions
DHL offers a Paperless Trade ("PLT") service, permitting shippers to send certain documentation accompanying the shipment electronically (eliminating the need for printed copies of documents).
The following Terms and Conditions of Use govern your use of DHL’s Paperless Trade. Your use of this feature constitutes your agreement, on behalf of yourself and/or the entity you represent (Hereinafter “you”), to all of these Terms and Conditions. DHL may make future changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice, and your subsequent use of this feature will constitute your agreement to the changes. You confirm the Receiver's consent to the use of these Terms and Conditions.
the format in which you will send the electronic files,
the quality requirements for any scanning of documentation,
the timing of shipment data transmission,
the details of where shipment paperwork is to be transmitted to,
any documentation (such as a certificate of origin) which needs also to be provided in hard copy format when the shipment is tendered to DHL
You will provide DHL with shipment details (such as origins, destinations, contents, shipment value) to enable DHL to ascertain if PLT service is available.
You agree to comply with all DHL instructions concerning the PLT service. You further agree to comply with any legal or customs requirements concerning the PLT service, so that for example, you will not use the PLT service for any shipments for which legal or customs requirements oblige hard copy documents to be sent.