straight bill of lading

straight bill of lading
A bill of lading that is cosigned to a specific party and is therefore non negotiable. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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  • straight bill of lading — see bill of lading Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • straight bill of lading — a nonnegotiable shipping document prescribed by law and consigning goods to a specific party compare order bill of lading * * * a bill of lading that is issued to a specified consignee for the delivery of the goods and that cannot be endorsed to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight bill of lading — a bill of lading that is issued to a specified consignee for the delivery of the goods and that cannot be endorsed to another party. Cf. order bill of lading. * * * …   Universalium

  • straight bill of lading — A nonnegotiable bill of lading; a bill of lading in which it is stated that the goods are consigned or destined to a specified person. 13 Am J2d Car § 265 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bill of lading — bill of lad·ing / lā diŋ/: a document issued by a carrier that lists goods being shipped and specifies the terms of their transport ◇ A bill of lading serves as a receipt for the goods, a contract for the transport of the goods, and a document of …   Law dictionary

  • Bill of lading — Admiralty law History …   Wikipedia

  • bill of lading — A written acknowledgment by a carrier of the receipt of goods described therein and an agreement to transport them to the place specified therein and deliver them there to the person named therein or his order. Griggs v Stoker Service Co. 229 NC… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • order bill of lading — a negotiable receipt and contract between carrier and shipper by which legal possession of the shipment may be ordered by endorsement from person to person compare straight bill of lading * * * a bill of lading that is issued to the order of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonnegotiable bill of lading — Any bill of lading which is not negotiable according to the definition in the UCC § 7 104. A bill of lading in which the goods are consigned or destined to a specified person. Uniform Bills of Lading Act §§ 4, 5. Otherwise known as a straight… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • order bill of lading — a bill of lading that is issued to the order of a shipper or consignee for delivery of the goods and that can be transferred by endorsement to third parties. Cf. straight bill of lading. * * * …   Universalium

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