Glossary Shipping / Term

Bill of lading (BOL or B/L)

A bill of lading is a binding contract that serves three main purposes:
- a receipt for the goods delivered to the transportation provider for shipment;
- a definition or description of the goods; and
- evidence of title to the relative goods, if "negotiable".

Permanent link Bill of lading (BOL or B/L) - Creation date 2020-07-13

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