lading lading  /ˈleɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) goods carried by a large vehicle

Usage(s):

  1. The manifest he sends is drawn from the bill of lading the original shipper supplies, which may not be detailed, or more importantly, accurate.
  2. The freighter was Hamburg-bound and the bill of lading named the receiver as an Iranian with an import-export business in Munich.
  3. For in-state moves, insist that your bill of lading the written receipt you get the day of the move give you the same protection as the federal law.

News

  • Barbecue is set to boom this Fourth of July, Panjiva says

    As Americans get ready to fire up their grills this Fourth of July, Panjiva notes that shipments of barbecue products to the US are booming --- running 28 percent ahead of last year’s levels. A firm with offices in New York and Cambridge, Panjiva analyzes bills of lading for ships bringing goods to the United States. The technologies that Panjiva uses for that analysis were developed under the ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  • "You are trusting that on receipt of the funds the factory releases the original bill of lading and allows us to receive the goods," said Daniel. "If they don't, you're f****d. And of course the customer has paid in full and in advance...
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Daniel Source: Times Online

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