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			Consign - 




To entrust with or place something in the care of another. 













	
	
Related Terms: Consign - bill of lading | consignee | consigned | consigner | consignment | consignor |

Consignee - The person or carrier to which a shipment of goods is entrusted.

Related Terms: Consignee - bill of lading | consign | consigned | consigner | consignment | consignor | goods | shipment |

Consigner - One who places something such as goods and merchandise in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consigner - bill of lading | consign | consignee | consigned | consignment | consignor | goods | merchandise |

Consigning - The act of placing something in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consigning - consign | consignee | consigner | consignment | consignor |

Consignment - The act of placing something in the care of another, or something that is placed in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consignment - bill of lading | consign | consignee | consigned | consigner | consignor |

Consignor - One who places something such as goods and merchandise in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consignor - bill of lading | consign | consignee | consigned | consigner | consignment | goods | merchandise |

Less Than Carload - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the container or railcar; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full carload. Acronym: LTC Reference: less than container load,

Related Terms: Less Than Carload - carload | freight | full carload | railcar | shipment |

Less Than Container Load - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the container; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full container load. Acronym: LCL Reference: less than container load,

Related Terms: Less Than Container Load - container | container load | freight | full container load | shipment |

Less Than Truckload - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the trailer or container; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full truckload or full container load. Acronym: LTL Reference: less than container load,

Related Terms: Less Than Truckload - container | freight | full truckload | trailer | truck | truckload | shipment |

Straight Bill of Lading - A bill of lading that is non-negotiable and for which the consignment is made directly to a particular consignee. Acronym: SBL

Related Terms: Straight Bill of Lading - bill of lading | carrier | consign | consignee | consignment | shipment | through bill of lading |


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