consignment


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consignment

1. a shipment of goods consigned
2. on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale
References in classic literature ?
Suffice it that Santos had wind that big consignments of Austrailian gold were shortly to be shipped home to England; that he, like myself, had done nothing on the diggings, where he had looked to make his fortune, and out of which he meant to make it still.
All our consignments have long been made to Rovinghams' the commission- merchants; and although, as a check upon them, and in the stewardship of my father's resources, your judgment and watchfulness have been actively exerted, still those qualities would have influenced my father's fortunes equally, if you had lived in any private dwelling: would they not?
Consignment involves a person handing over to an agent goods to be sold on his or her behalf.
I have been considering the idea of opening a consignment shop.
ATLANTA-The consignment business is under closer scrutiny in the rug industry in the wake of the recent Nahigian Bros.
Although simple in concept, the networks demand high performance and robust IT systems to ensure the highest levels of operational efficiencies, quality control and consignment visibility throughout the supply chain.
As a result, the transaction should be viewed as a consignment sale.
A consignment of nuclear waste travelling by rail from Germany to the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield in the UK was held up on the night of March 20-21 by protesters from environmental organisation Robin Wood, the campaign group itself announced.
THE NFU has expressed its outrage that a second consignment of Belgian beef containing banned spinal cord has been intercepted entering the UK in just a few weeks.
There was a consignment of 194 oitavas sent to Lisbon at the risk of the high court judge in Goa, Andre Varela Souto Maior.
It will be the first high-end resale or consignment store in the area.
The Director General of Customs Batha Ziad Al-Balawi said that in the first attempt they found 19,679 bottles of wine hidden in a truck consignment containing boxes of vegetable oil, while in the second attempt, 2486 bottles of wine were found among a consignment of reels of metal ropes used in electricity.