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An itemized statement or written account of goods sent to a purchaser or consignee by a vendor that indicates the quantity and price of each piece of merchandise shipped.

A consular invoice is one used in foreign trade. It is signed by the consul of the nation to which the merchandise is shipped. Such an invoice facilitates the entry through the destination country, since the quality and value of the shipment are verified prior to its arrival.


(Bill), noun account, account rendered, note, reckoning, statement, statement of account, statement of obligations, statement particularizing debts due, tab


(Itemized list), noun account of goods shipped, account of merchandise, bill of lading, check list, enumeration, inventory, itemized account, libellus, list of goods, list of items, list of items shipped, list of mercantile goods, merchandise specification, schedule, schedule of items and their respective prices
Associated concepts: uniform commercial code
See also: assess, charge, register

INVOICE, commerce. An account of goods or merchandise sent by merchants to their correspondents at home or abroad, in which the marks of each package, with other particulars, are set forth. Marsh. Ins. 408; Dane's Ab. Index, h. t. An invoice ought to contain a detailed statement, which should indicate the nature, quantity, quality, and price of the things sold, deposited, &c. 1 Pardess. Dr. Com. n. 248. Vide Bill of Lading; and 2 Wash. C. C. R. 113; Id. 155.

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Agency Debit Memos (ADMs) have been highlighted as a major problem for travel agents in this region - is this a problem you face here in Qatar and how are you tackling this?
Manual ticket reissuing is such a lengthy and tedious process - it involves airline debit memos, 30 minute calls to the call centre, lengthy and expensive staff training.
One of the consistent challenges the industry has faced this past year have been debit memos issued to travel agencies by airlines for a practice known as "churning"--the repeated booking, cancelling, and rebooking of an itinerary.
From an agency perspective, standardizing the reasons why memos are issued will be of great value," said Shannon Keever, debit memo reconciliation manager at Altour.
Specific terms as these will be expanded throughout the debit memo process as the year progresses.
By separating previously-grouped functions such as Voucher Entry, Debit Memo Entry, and additional Cost Voucher Entry on the menu browser, the users will now have simplified processing and an increased level of security.
Failure to comply with the promotions guidelines may result in a debit memo.
Agents should be protected from the arbitrary action of airlines in debit memo disputes.
You must stop using the ghost card immediately; you will probably have to refund all unused tickets charged to the card after the bankruptcy filing; you may have to refund months of fees; and worst of all, you do indeed face the risk of debit memos for tickets covered by any unpaid credit card bills," Pestronk writes.
Amadeus said it would save agents time and result in fewer Agency Debit Memos "since the reissued tickets come under the Amadeus fare guarantee".
In addition to time and cost inefficiencies, such errors also resulted in airline debit memos to ticket issuers.
The Account Details screen for external users displays the latest activity in the account, including invoices, debit memos, credit memos, commitments, payments, and account balance.