Invoices are essential in the business world. They represent the monies accrued to any organization for its survival.
Commercial invoices pertain to the invoices of transactions performed by any business. A commercial invoice usually contains all necessary information to ensure a prompt payment from the customer.
A commercial invoice also represents the relationship between the two parties: supplier and recipient. It confirms the sales done and agreed by the two parties. A commercial invoice could be made out to confirm goods sold or services rendered, like repair job.
A Commercial invoice template header may display:
* Company’s name and logo
* Company’s mailing address & contact number
* Customer’s name
* Customer’s address and contact information
* Invoice Number
* Delivery Order Number Reference
* Customer’s Identification Code
* Shipping details
The body of the Commercial Invoice template may contain the following information:
* Item number
* Number of Units
* Unit Price
* Line Total
The above lists the transaction details as agreed by both parties. This information will be checked by the customer upon delivery of the items ordered before payment is made.
The commercial invoice can also include:
* Due Date for Payment
* Mode of Payment (Terms: 30 days, Cash)
* Check payable to (Company name)
* Terms and conditions
The above information serves as a reminder to the payee of the terms and conditions of the transaction with regards to payment.
Consider the attached sample template for your convenience.