Airbill

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Airbill

Several copies of a form associated with a parcel sent by express mail. The airbill contains the addresses of the sender and recipient, along with other information. The sender fills out the airbill, keeps one copy, gives one to the mail service for its records, and sends one with the parcel to indicate the destination.
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Stretching from floor to ceiling, they admit whimsy without sacrificing an ounce of beauty, and their titles, Frieze Festoon (all works 2005) and FedEx Festoon (the former is made of glass, string, and laminated ephemera, the latter of glass and laminated FedEx airbills), underscore an unapologetically decorative intent.
Automated shipping solutions eliminate the need for paper airbills, bills of lading and paper invoices, and cut valuable time from the shipping cycle.
Although airbills and telephone calls still are used, the company points out that 750,000 of its customers are on-line with Federal Express.
More than 60,000 high-volume customers use FedEx's Powership[R] automated shipping system, which allows customers to track packages, request a FedEx courier, prepare airbills, and self-invoice through their PCs.
Addicott knew which performance indicators were out of whack (veterans in this study made a lot of domestic airbill errors, for example), but this data alone didn't confirm a need for recurrency training: Maybe the problem wasn't that the vets didn't know how to fill out airbills; maybe something else was wrong.
Managers typically ride with new couriers to familiarize them with their routes, teach them how to fill out an airbill, and generally show them the ropes.
Freight forwarders were required to inform airlines in writing as to the identity of the shipper and contents of shipment.(93) In addition, the FAA ordered that all cargo consolidations be submitted with copies of the airbills from each individual shipper so that airlines could match up piece-counts, weights, and other data with information on the consolidator's master airbill.