Bill of Lading and Exporter

Importance to the Exporter


Bill of Lading and Exporter1. It is an acknowledgment from the shipping company that the goods have been received for the purpose of shipment.

2. After receipt of B/L, it helps him to send the shipping advice to the importer.

3. If any damage occurs to the cargo during transit, he can hold the shipping company responsible, if he has received clean bill of lading.

4. A copy of bill of lading is required to be attached to the application form to claim the incentives

5. It is a contract of carriage between the exporter (shipper) and the shipping company.


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selva: Hi Sir, Shipment got stuck after ETA for 10 days , Carrier have provided 14 days as free detention period and customer claiming for detention & demurring. Is it valid claim ?

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