Shipping Order

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SO (Shipping Order)

A Shipping Order (SO) is a document that is issued by the shipping line which confirms that the equipment and the space on the vessel are available. It also provides information on the container pickup and delivery locations, as well as all of the submission deadlines.

What is SO(Shipping Order)?

A Shipping Order (SO) is a document that is issued by the shipping line which confirms that the equipment and the space on the vessel are available. It also provides information on the container pickup and delivery locations, as well as all of the submission deadlines. In certain countries a shipping order is also referred to as a Container Release Order (CRO) or Authority to Withdraw (ATW). Occasionally, the shipping order is also combined with or attached to the carrier’s booking confirmation.

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