Warehouse Receipt

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A document that acknowledges receipt of goods for storage in a warehouse.

What is Warehouse Receipt?

A warehouse receipt is a document issued by a warehouse operator acknowledging the receipt of goods into their custody. This document serves as proof of ownership and allows the holder to claim the goods or transfer ownership to another party.

Warehouse receipts are commonly used in international trade as a means of financing and securing goods during transportation.

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