This is an update to my original article “House Bill of Lading is Dangerous” where we had some discussions surrounding the safety aspect or lack thereof, of using a House Bill of Lading for your shipments.. In the article, I asked for your opinion on the subject and asked for you to vote on your … Read more
For the release of cargo at destination and for the purpose of documentary credit negotiations, there are several endorsements required on a bill of lading.. In this article we take a look at who should endorse a bill of lading and what are the endorsements required..
Like who should endorse a house bill of lading and who should endorse a master bill of lading..
True to the nature of its business, the business of shipping and freight is a vast ocean covering many issues and areas which sometimes seems unfathomable..
A Bill of Lading is the most important document in this business and there are always several questions surrounding a bill of lading.. This article deals with one such type of bill of lading – Short form bill of lading..
If an Original Master Bill of Lading is lost by a Freight Forwarder, will his insurance company provide cover or assistance in securing a bank guarantee..??
“How do I know the bill of lading issued is a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading..??
Is it mentioned anywhere on the bill of lading that it is a House Bill or a Master Bill”
I really love such basic but curious questions because it rejuvenates the gray matter.. Thanks for the question Imtiaz..
Question from one of the readers : We are an NVOCC and we currently primarily use the steamship line’s BL showing The shipper’s name with us as agent . If we start using HBLs, what is our liability.?