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BILL OF LADING  

09 Apr 2021

Noun

  • a receipt from a carrier confirming that the goods have been received.
Example Sentence: States may require freight carriers to provide their bill of lading.
 

TAKE STOCK teɪk stɒk

28 Nov 2020

Phrase

  • to count the items of merchandise or supplies in stock.
Example Sentences: The department store closes for three days every March in order to take stock.
 

OVERNIGHT (SOMETHING) oʊvərˈnaɪt

29 Oct 2020

Phrase

  • to send a document or package somewhere for delivery the next day.
Example Sentence: We decided to overnight the new contract to our supplier.
 

IN STOCK ɪn stɒk

14 Oct 2020

Phrase

  • available or ready to sell or use.
Example Sentence: The store does not have any printer ribbons in stock.
 

GOODS /go̵odz/

25 Sep 2019

noun

  • Things we buy and sell that can be made or grown such as clothes, food and cars.
Example Sentences:What is the total value of the goods in this shipment?
The goods we ordered are currently in port awaiting clearance from customs.
 

FREIGHT freɪt

23 Sep 2019

Noun

  • commercial goods that are being transported long distance.
Example Sentence: The goods arrive by ship and then continue by freight train.
 

CARRIER kæriər

11 Aug 2019

Noun

  • the company responsible for transporting freight.
Example Sentence: The carrier will deliver the goods to the port in Hong Kong.
 
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