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
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Original Bill of Lading
The Original Bill of Lading is a document issued by a carrier to the shipper that serves as proof of shipment, contract of carriage, and receipt for goods.
It typically includes details such as the description and quantity of items shipped, origin and destination points, shipping terms and conditions, and the consignee’s name and address. The original bill of lading must be surrendered to receive freight delivery at the destination.