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What Are Bill of Lading Forms?
Bill of lading forms are contracts between freight carriers and companies for delivering goods to customers (consignees). Carriers contract with companies to ship the goods to consignees (or another carrier) on schedule and in the condition that carriers received them. Bills of lading forms are legally binding documents that provide all the details necessary to ship goods correctly and officially. View more of Quill’s shipping, packing and mailing supplies for all of your shipping needs.
What Types of Bill of Lading Forms Are Available?
Bill of lading forms are available in pack sizes of 50 or 250. They come in white for easy readability. View Quill’s selection of pens to easily fill out blank bill of lading forms. The body of straight bill of lading short form also contains 8 or 16 ruled lines for providing information on each package being shipped:
- Number of units per package
- Hazardous material checkbox (in red ink)
- Type of packaging material and form
- Description of goods
- Special notations, such as Fragile or Biohazard
- Weight of each item
- Freight class and rate specific to the type of package
- Shipping charges
What Features Do Blank Bill of Lading Forms Offer?
The fields that carriers must complete have clearly marked ruled borders and lines. A blank bill of lading form contains areas for the shipper’s address, the consignee’s address, the carrier’s internal reference information, the carrier’s federal SCAC® code, the planned carrier route, and the carrier vehicle’s ID. Bill of lading forms provides the necessary reference material for contract protection.
Why Should You Shop for a Straight Bill of Lading Short Form?
Freight companies use several types of bills of lading to ship a company’s goods to customers, depending on different factors including the payment method for the goods being shipped. A straight bill of lading short form accompanies goods that are prepaid or will be paid when delivered (as COD). As its name implies, the straight, short form has an uncomplicated format with clear fields for providing all contract-necessary information. Contract caveats appear only on the one-page shipping and receipt document, rather than as multiple-page addendums.
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