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consign

v. 1) to deliver goods to a merchant to sell on behalf of the party delivering the items, as distinguished from transferring to a retailer at a wholesale price for re-sale. Example: leaving one's auto at a dealer to sell and split the profit. 2) to deliver to a carrier to be taken to an agent of the sender. 3) when a debtor has belongings but no money to pay his/her creditors and deposits his/her goods with a trustee who will sell them to raise money to pay the owner's debts and creditors. This is done by agreement between a debtor and his/her creditors or by order of a bankruptcy judge.

consign

verb abalienate, assign to, authorize, charge, commit, commit to another's trust, committere, convey, deliver, deliver formally, deliver over, deposit with, entrust, give in trust, hand over, have conveyed, send, ship, transfer, transfer for sale, transmit, transplant, transport, turn over
Associated concepts: bailment, conditional sale, consignnent contract of goods
See also: alienate, allocate, assign, attorn, authorize, cede, commit, confide, contribute, convey, delegate, detail, disperse, disseminate, distribute, divide, entrust, give, grant, leave, mete, refer, relegate, remand, remit, supply, transfer, transmit, transport, trust, vest
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INTTRA-ACT will enable consignees and other logistics providers to more effectively plan and manage resources by monitoring ocean-going cargo via a single portal.
Payment Terms:- 95 Percent On Receipted Challan Duly Signed By Consignee S Gazetted Officer Along With The Inspection Certificate And Balance On Receipt And Acceptance Of Material By Consignee.
com) has enhanced its Web-based community for shippers and consignees by partnering with WhereNet, the worldwide leader in Supply Chain Visibility (SCV) systems for locating, tracking and managing supply chain resources.
Added to a carrier's Web site, Ship-Trak shows both shippers and consignees the up-to-the-minute status of truckload shipments.
Accessorial charges, which are incurred by many shippers or consignees, are assessments that are incremental to the actual hauling of freight by railroads and trucking firms.
Ten years later, RPS is redesigning its current bar code system to give shippers more package information and the flexibility to choose the bar code option that best suits their needs -- and the needs of their consignees.
7 Inter-Se Ranking Condition: Wherein, More Than One Items And/Or Consignees Are Involved, Offers Will Be Evaluated And Inter-Se Ranking Of Tenderers Shall Be Made For Each Item And/Or Each Consignee Separately.
Offers With Validity Period Of Short Duration May Be Taken As Unresponsive To Railways Requirement And Are Likely To Be Passed Over If Not Extended To The Railways Requirement 7 Time Preference Clause: Railway Reserves The Right To Accept Higher Offer With Earlier Delivery Period 8 Inter-Se Ranking Condition: Wherein, More Than One Items And/Or Consignees Are Involved, Offers Will Be Evaluated And Inter-Se Ranking Of Tenderers Shall Be Made For Each Item And/Or Each Consignee Separately.