The packing slip and the bill of lading are two essential documents when navigating the world of global shipping and freight forwarding. Understand the differences in this blog post.Read More
Find easy-to-understand explanations of the most common freight forwarding and shipment terms
Express Bill of Lading
An Express Bill of Lading is an electronic document used to release the cargo to the final consignee, according to the Bill of Lading. It is used when a shipment needs to be expedited through the shipping process and can help reduce delivery times.
Unlike when dealing original Bill of Lading, no original documents are printed. This document is mostly used when the importer has paid for the goods before shipping or is on account terms with the supplier.