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			Bill of Lading - 




A document issued by a carrier for the receipt of goods for shipment, and which describes the terms of shipment. 




 Acronym: BL, B/L









	
	
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Bill of Lading (1) - Itemized list of goods contained in a shipment. Acronym: B/L Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Carload - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container or railcar. Acronym: CL

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

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Container Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container. Acronym: CL

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Estimated Delivery Date - The date and time a package or shipment is expected to be delivered to a given destination. Acronym: EDD

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Estimated Time of Arrival - The dae and time a package or shipment is scheduled or expected to arrive at a given destination; or the date and time a vehicle is expected to arrive at a given destination. Acronym: ETA

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Estimated Time of Departure - The date and time a vehicle or shipment is expected to depart on a journey. Acronym: ETD

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Export Declaration - A document required by the U.S. Treasury Department and completed by a shipper indicating the contents, value, and destination of an export shipment.

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Full Carload - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container or railcar. Acronym: FC

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Full Container Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container. Acronym: FCL

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Full Truck Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills the trailer or container. Acronym: FTL

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In Bond - A shipment status in which goods are permitted to enter a country and temporarialy stored for transport to a final destination where the duty will be paid.

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Inland - A term used to differentiate between the land and water segments of a transshipment; the domestic segment of a transshipment; a domestic shipment; on land; by land; over land; within the boundaries of a body of land; within a continent, country or region.

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Inland Bill of Lading - A bill of lading that applies to overland shipments to an international carrier. Acronym: IBL

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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,

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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,

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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,

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Loss of Market - An event in which a shipment or delivery is made for which the buyer no longer needs or can use the goods; or a late shipment refused by the buyer.

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Packaging - The wrapping, dunnage, or container in which something is packed for storage or shipment; the type or style of the wrapping or container used to protect goods during shipping and handling; materials used to prepare something for shipping or storage; or the process of packing an item for shipment or

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Pro Forma Invoice - An advanced-notice invoice used for customs requirements, or to provide shipment information to a buyer or reciever.

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Through Bill of Lading - A bill of lading that applies to domestic and international shipments. Acronym: TBL

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Transit Shipment - A shipment passing between one port and another, or between a port and a final destination.

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Transshipment - The transfer of cargo from one conveyance to another.  Transshipment

Related Terms: Transshipment - cargo | conveyance | shipment |
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Truckload - A shipment in which the freight completly fills the trailer or container. Acronym: TL

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