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
Switch Bill of Lading
A Switch Bill of Lading refers to a second or subsequent Bill of Lading issued by a freight carrier in exchange for a previously issued Bill of Lading.
It is usually used in triangle trades, when an importer purchases goods from a distributor instead of the factory itself. The Switch Bill of Lading is used to transfer the title and/or ownership of goods from one party to another.