foul bill of lading

noun

  • Sale of Goods and Services

Definitions of foul bill of lading

  • a bill of lading is a document acknowledging the receipt of goods by the company that will transport them. If a bill of lading is marked foul by the transport company shipping the goods then there is some problem with either the goods or the packaging, for example a box containing liquids may be leaking

    The master of the ship issued a foul bill of lading.

This is a limited preview — please sign in or subscribe to learn everything we know about the term “foul bill of lading”.