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Bill of Lading

Source: Supply Chain & Logistics Glossary
Author: VV.AA.
Institute: Georgia Tech - The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute

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Multi-use documents that are essential to conduct the day-to-day operations when transportation of supplies, materials, and personal property is required. These primary documents are used to procure freight and express transportation and related services from commercial carriers, including freight forwarders.




























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