What is a Switch Bill of Lading and when and why is it used..??

The world of shipping and freight is very dynamic and there may be several changes that happen during the course of a shipment or post shipment.. Destinations can change, cargo routing can change, cargo release parties can change, even important documents such as a Bill of Lading may be subjected to changes.. Some may be simple amendments, but in a lot of cases, the changes or requirements may be elaborate such that it necessitates the issuance of a Switch Bill...

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