Cargo transported under the terms of a single bill of lading or air waybill, irrespective of the quantity or number of containers, packages, or pieces. Also called consignment.

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  • The shipment information was sent to me right after I ordered it and I was happy to know that everything was set to go.

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  • The shipment was delivered on time and in excellent quality, this is known because upon receipt we verified the inventory's quality.

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  • We just ran out of a hot new item at the store I work at - thank goodness the next shipment of them is coming in this afternoon.

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