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Item Classification Program
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Vendor Compliance
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New Vendor - Setup Form
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Merchandise Ticketing and Labeling
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Merchandise Ticketing and LabelingFur Labeling Act
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Merchandise Packing Guidelines
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General Carton Requirements
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Continuing Guaranty Statement - Cashmere Products
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Continuing Guaranty Statement - Fur Products
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Vendor Claims - Exports
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Shipping Documents
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Invoice and Packing List
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Interim Footwear Information Declaration (IFI)
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Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
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General Certificate of Conformity (GCC)
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Factory Inspections
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Customs - Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
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Invoice and Packing List

Always work with a Foreign Buying Office who will assist with invoicing, packing, shipping and payments.

Tender the shipment to The Neiman Marcus Group's Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers. 

Follow the invoice and packing list guidelines in this document for the merchandise to be delivered quickly without shipping and clearing delays.

  • Submit one copy of the documents to the Foreign Buying Office for review.
  • Submit one copy of the documents with the original CITES, if required, to the freight forwarder to accompany the shipment.

Invoice Requirements

  1. Print one invoice for all the merchandise in the shipment for each department.  The invoice must be written in English and include a detailed description of each article in the shipment.
  2. The vendor’s commercial invoice must always state the following:
  • Purchase order number(s)
  • Department number
    • An invoice may list multiple purchase order numbers but only one department number.  Prepare a separate invoice for each department in the shipment.
  • Vendor's and buyer's style number, color, size, quantity, unit of measure and gender: men’s, women's or children’s
  • The manufacturer's factory name and address to determine the Manufacturer Identification Code (MID).  The MID code is a mandatory requirement by U.S. Customs.
  • Country of origin of the article
  • Invoice currency
  • Payment terms
  • For apparel, state the following:
    • Fiber content based on the weight composition
    • Garments are knit or woven
    • For knitted items, state the number of stitches per linear centimeter
    • State the value of each piece in a set.  The combined values of the pieces must equal the total value of the set.
  • If the merchandise contains any animal or plant product, the following must be stated on the commercial invoice:
    • Common name
    • Scientific name, Genus and species
    • Country of origin of the species
    • Source, raised in captivity or captured in the wild
  • State the number of cartons in the shipment
  • State the accounts payable address:
Neiman Marcus Bergdorf Goodman
2301 Neiman Marcus Parkway 2301 Neiman Marcus Parkway
Longview, Texas 75602 Longview, Texas 75602
USA USA

 

  1. Every item of wearing apparel must have a label disclosing the country of origin, fiber content name, name of manufacturer, and the fabric care instructions.  The information on the label must be consistent with the information provided on the vendor’s commercial invoice and must be written in English.  For additional information, see U.S. Government and State Regulations: Labeling Requirements
  1. Supporting documents must be provided with the commercial invoice, if applicable:
  • Original CITES Permit (Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species).  The CITES permit, issued by the Wildlife Authority in the country of export, must be obtained BEFORE the goods are shipped to the United States.
  • Failure to obtain the CITES permit can result in the seizure of the merchandise by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.  If a vendor does not obtain an accurate CITES for a shipment, the vendor will be responsible for any fines and penalties assessed by the U.S. Government.
  • An Interim Footwear Declaration (IFI) form is required for shipments of shoes.  The document should state specifics of the manufacturing process and composition.
  • Documents required for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating the contents of foodstuff, items used for serving food and beverages, cosmetics and bath and body products.
  • Documents required for the Lacey Act, identifying wood and the composition of wooden components of products in the shipment.

Packing Lists

  1. Merchandise must be packed by store and department.  A carton can only contain merchandise for a single store and a single department.
  2. packing list must be printed for each store, by carton and include the following information: 
  • Be written in English.
  • State the purchase order(s) and department number
  • State the vendor's and buyer's style number
  • Give a complete description of the goods
  • State the sizes
  • State the color description and the manufacturer numeric color code
  • State the quantities for each style and for the total number of pieces shipped
  • List the sequential carton number on each packing list
  • List the contents of each carton
  • State the gross weight and net weight of each carton
  • State the carton measurements
  • List the manufacturer’s name and address
  • State the packing list number and date
  • Sequentially number pages of the packing list  (Example:  1/3, 2/3, 3/3)
  • State the store number and alpha code or name as follows:
Neiman Marcus Stores   
National Service Center East Coast Distribution Center
   
001  DT - DOWNTOWN  005 BH - BAL HARBOUR 
002 NP - NORTHPARK  006 AT - ATLANTA 
003 FW - FT. WORTH  007 SL - ST. LOUIS 
004 HO - HOUSTON GALLERIA  008 WA - WASHINGTON 
010 LA - BEVERLY HILLS  009 NB - NORTHBROOK 
011 FI - FASHION ISLAND  014 WC - WESTCHESTER 
012 SF - SAN FRANCISCO  017 OB - OAKBROOK 
013 PWB - PLANO WILLOW BEND  018 FL - FT. LAUDERDALE 
015 LV - LAS VEGAS  019 MA - MICHIGAN AVE 
016 SD - SAN DIEGO  020 BN - BOSTON 
024 PA - PALO ALTO 023 TY - TYSON'S II 
027 DN - DENVER  025 SH - SHORT HILLS 
029 SC - SCOTTSDALE  028 PR - PARAMUS
031 AM - ALA MOANA  030 KP - KING OF PRUSSIA
037 SA - SAN ANTONIO  032 PB - PALM BEACH
101 AN - AUSTIN  033 TR - TROY
105 TP - TOPANGA  034 CG - CORAL GABLES
106 BL - BELLEVUE  035 TB - TAMPA BAY
110 WK - WALNUT CREEK  036 OR - ORLANDO  
  038 BR - BOCA RATON 
  102 CH - CHARLOTTE 
  103 NA - NATICK 
   
Fulfillment Centers  
National Service Center  
   
079 MSC - MSC / LOCKERSTOCK   
090 EA - EXPRESS ALLOCATION   
   
Cusp  
National Service Center  
   
170 TM - TYSON'S CORNER MALL   
171 CC - CENTURY CITY MALL   
172 GT - GEORGETOWN   
173 NC - NORTHBROOK COURT   
174 CN - CHESTNUT HILL   
175 WT - WATER TOWER PLACE   
   
Last Call Stores  
National Service Center East Coast Distribution Center
   
 042  KM - KATY MILLS   044  DO - DOLPHIN MALL 
 048  CM - COLORADO MILLS   054  WB - WOODBURY COMMONS 
 051  GM - GRAPEVINE MILLS   057  GL - GREAT LAKES 
 052  PL - HORCHOW FINALE   058  JG - JERSEY GARDENS 
 055  PM - PRIMM   059  DM - DISCOVER MILLS 
 056  AZ - ARIZONA MILLS   071  FM - FRANKLIN MILLS 
 070  AU - AUSTIN   072  SM - SAWGRASS MILLS 
 201  SN - SAN MARCOS   202  AR - ARUNDEL MILLS 
 203  ML - MILPITAS   204  PO - PRIME ORLANDO 
 206  AL - ALLEN   207  MO - MIROMAR OUTLETS 
 211  IV - INWOOD VILLAGE   208  PH - PHILADELPHIA PREMIUM OUTLETS 
 212  CA - CAMARILLO PREMIUM OUTLETS   209  GU - GURNEE MILLS 
 214  BK - THE BLOCK   210  DR - DEER PARK 
 216  LM - LIVERMORE  213  PT - POTOMAC MILLS 
 219  PS - PRESTON SHEPARD PLACE   217  BT - BERGEN TOWN CENTER 
 220  DH - DESERT HILLS   218  CP - CONGRESSIONAL PLAZA 
 221  OM - ONTARIO MILLS   223  MS - MOSAIC
 222  PK - POST OAK CENTER   224  RM - ROSEMONT
 225  RW - RIVERWALK MARKETPLACE  226  LP - LEGACY PLACE
 227  MS - MARKET STREET  228  OS - OHIO STREET
   229  LN - LENNOX MARKET PLACE
   230  BY - BROOKLYN
   
Neiman Marcus Direct  
   
Store 08801 - Regular Merchandise  
Store 08806 - Ship Alone Merchandise  
Store 04106 - Last Call Merchandise  
   
Bergdorf Goodman  
   
 063 - Bergdorf Goodman (Women's)   
 064 - Bergdorf Goodman (Men's)   
 065 - BG Lockerstock