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bill of lading

n. pl. bills of lading
A document issued by a carrier to a shipper, listing and acknowledging receipt of goods for transport and specifying terms of delivery.
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bill of lading

n
(Commerce) (in foreign trade) a document containing full particulars of goods shipped or for shipment. Usual US and Canadian name: waybill
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bill′ of lad′ing


n.
a receipt given by a carrier for goods accepted for transportation.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bill of lading - a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of deliverybill of lading - a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery
receipt - an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
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Translations

bill of lading

[ˌbɪləvˈleɪdɪŋ] npolizza di carico
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References in classic literature ?
"Duplicate Bills of Lading, sir," answered the clerk, placing the documents on his ma ster's table.
Behind the scenes, however, bills of lading have started to flood into other countries, including Taiwan.
years as more than once bills of lading have been used for making payments at abroad.
* Electronic Transferable Records Law introduces electronic transferable records that are functionally equivalent to commercial documents and instruments issued on paper, such as bills of lading, bills of exchange, cheques, promissory notes and warehouse receipts.
According to Containers, a global online freight forwarding company, cargo agents should pay extra attention to shipments involving "switch bills of lading" in the coming months.
Uniform bills of lading and the Carmack Amendment are the carrier's default positions.
The law has doubled the cost of stamp tax on bills of lading or receipts.
Earlier, the carriers (shipping companies, airlines, railways, etc.) were required to draw the transport documents (bills of lading, airway bill, railway receipts, etc.) only to the order of an authorized dealer for exports taking place from Pakistan and the same were required to be dispatched to the buyer abroad through an authorized dealer.
It is to be noted that earlier, the carriers (shipping companies, airlines, railways, etc.) were required to draw the transport documents (bills of lading, airway bill, railway receipts, etc.) only to the order of an authorized dealer for exports taking place from Pakistan and the same were required to be dispatched to the buyer abroad through an authorized dealer.
They mentioned that earlier, the carriers (shipping companies, airlines, railways etc.) were required to draw the transport documents (bills of lading, airway bill, railway receipts etc.) only to the order of an authorized dealer for exports taking place from Pakistan and the same were required to be dispatched to the buyer abroad through an authorized dealer.