shipment contract

shipment contract
shipment contract see contract

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

shipment contract
=>> tender.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • bill of lading — bill of lad·ing / lā diŋ/: a document issued by a carrier that lists goods being shipped and specifies the terms of their transport ◇ A bill of lading serves as a receipt for the goods, a contract for the transport of the goods, and a document of …   Law dictionary

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