BOL Breakdown: A Line by Line Guide
Freight shipping can be confusing enough to manage, sorting through all of the important documents that go along with it can push even the most seasoned shippers over the edge. An important first step for any shipper is understanding the importance of the bill-of-lading (BOL).
This unsung hero not only directs your freight from pickup to delivery, but it also serves as a legal document between the shipper and carrier and as a complete receipt of goods.
There’s a lot of information to fit on this little piece of paperwork, and each line matters. It’s crucial that shippers fill out their BOL accurately and completely, to avoid frustrating and expensive errors. In this white paper, we take a detailed line-by-line look to help ensure your shipment goes smoothly.