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International Shipping Procedures:
Part I: Imports to the U.S.
Please review these procedures carefully. These procedures apply to all shipments from outside the U.S. which are intended for any Amgen site within the U.S. or the U.S. territories. This also includes all international shipments to any U.S. or U.S. territory vendor, supplier, contractor or
partner who may be receiving shipments on behalf of Amgen; or where Amgen is responsible for clearance through U.S. Customs or is the ultimate consignee.
Amgen reserves the right to refuse and return at the shipper's expense any shipment for which complete and accurate information, as required by any government agency for
import and clearance purposes, has not been provided within the stated time frame. Deviations from this procedure may be reported to Amgen's Global Strategic
Sourcing and Law Departments, and others as deemed necessary.
Carrier Information: Express Consignment (small package): Shippers will utilize Amgen's preferred carrier UPS for international shipments destined for the U.S. mainland and FedEx for international shipments destined for Puerto Rico if the shipping weight is less than 150 lbs (70 kgs). Account numbers are provided on the Purchase Order. Amgen company name, or the name of one of Amgen's affiliated, companies or designated representatives must show in the "ship to" or "consignee" fields on the airway bill. * Please leave broker information of the AWB blank.* Heavy weight or freight/ocean shipments: Shippers will forward shipments of more than 150 lbs (70kgs) via Amgen's freight forwarder/broker Unitrans International. Contact Janet Closs at email@example.com or by phone (310) 342-6021 for transportation arrangements and to arrange for the Importer Security Filing (see pages 2-3 for more details) when shippers use their preferred freight forwarder.
Procedures: Shipper must complete and provide shipping documents (see below for required documentation) to Amgen Global Trade Office (GTO) at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 business days prior to shipping. GTO will validate documents, direct brokers on specific clearance instructions and communicate with Shipper if additional / clarification of information is required. Once approval to ship has been provided by GTO, shipment may proceed.
Documentation: Shipping documentation must include as appropriate:
Customs Invoice, including HTSUS and other detailed information (see below)
TSCA Certification (see below for guidance on chemical shipments)
USDA Statement (see below for guidance on chemically synthesized materials, animal/plant/human derived material shipments or shipments of animals/plants)
Other Documentation as required per commodity (see below)
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Customs Invoice: Per the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, 19 CFR 141.86, the invoice...