An invoice covers both cargo receipts at the point of origin and delivery to the ultimate consignee, using two or more modes of transportation.Understanding Through Bill of Lading
Among the different kinds of bills of lading is the through bill of lading. In international trade, a bill of lading is a contract between a shipper and a transporter. The document serves as both a receipt and contract. The cargo receipt verifies that the freight was received as described. A carriage contract stipulates that the cargo must be delivered to the consignee in good condition -- it documents the terms of delivery. Lading is derived from loading, which is loading goods onto a ship.
One of the most important documents in shipping is a bill of lading.
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