What’s a Bill of Lading?

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What’s a Bill of Lading?

– One of the most important terms of shipping and customs concurrence. It’s a document issued by the carrier company, and is considered a contract of transport between the exporting person and the carrier company, as it explains the harborage of shipment, as well as the port of arrival, the means of transportation, the shipping figure, and the system of payment.
The bill of loading is also considered a evidence from the carrier company of damage of the goods in the boat’s holds. It’s also a contract of power for the party to whom the goods or goods are exported, as the policy describes the goods and the party to which they’re transferred.

What’s the source of the bill of loading?

A bill of lading is a document issued by a shipping company or its representative for the purpose of concluding a shipping contract.

Contents and form of the bill of lading “Bill of Lading”:-
The bill of lading includes the following information:

▪ The name of the ship that will carry the cargo.
▪ Names and addresses of the shipper (sender) and recipient (addressee).
▪ Name of the location, where the goods are received and loaded.
▪ Shipping date.
▪ Quantity, exact weight, value and shipping classification.
▪ Include a full description of the items including whether they are classified as hazardous.
▪ The type of boxes used for packaging, any specific carrier instructions, and any special order tracking numbers.
▪ Name of the recipient of the goods of nominal type when issued by order of the consignor.
▪ Recipient’s name for the request type in his or her own order.
▪ The name or brand of the goods sent.
▪ The time and place of issuance of the document itself, with an indication of the number of copies of the bill of lading.
▪ Signature of the carrier’s representative or the ship’s captain.
▪ Indicating that the document was issued to the bearer.

▪ All information regarding shipping and other payments due to the carrier.

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