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    The Yahoo Small Business Dictionary defines, explains, and cross-references more than 1,800 key small business words, phrases, acronyms, and concepts, covering topics including small business finance, management, sales, startup, exit strategy, and growth. To use the dictionary, type a word in the search box or click a letter to browse the listings alphabetically.

    Received for Shipment Bill of Lading
    A document issued by a carrier that looks like a bill of lading as evidence of receipt of goods for shipment. This type of document is issued prior to the vessel loading and is therefore not an on board bill of lading.

    Glossary provided by Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University.
    Copyright © 2006, Campbell R. Harvey. All worldwide rights reserved. Do not reproduce without explicit permission.

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