Free Webinar:

Understanding the International Bill of Lading (B/L)

Using this essential shipping document correctly can make or break your international transaction.

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Wednesday, November 20, at 1pm EST | 12pm CST | 11am MST | 10am PST

Robert Imbriani

The Bill of Lading (B/L) is more than just a shipping document—it's a multifaceted tool that can serve as a contract of carriage, as a receipt from the carrier to the shipper, and plays a critical role in securing payments and streamlining customs clearance. Do you understand how to leverage it for a smooth import/export experience?

During this free, one-hour webinar, trade expert Bob Imbriani will equip you with the confidence to handle B/Ls like a pro. This session will be packed with valuable insights for both the first-time shipper or the seasoned trader.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The B/L's essential functions: Receipt, contract of carriage and document of title.
  • Key information you need to understand on the B/L.
  • Different types of B/Ls and their specific uses.
  • Responsibilities of each party involved (shipper, carrier, consignee).
  • Common mistakes to avoid when dealing with B/Ls.
  • Practical tips for efficient B/L management.
  • Q&A with Bob Imbriani—get your questions answered by the expert!

Who Should Attend:

  • Importers and exporters.
  • Logistics and trade professionals.
  • Anyone involved in international shipping and documentation.
  • Shippers, 3PLs and carrier personnel.


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