What is a Switch Bill of Lading ?

A Switch Bill of Lading is simply the second set of bill of lading that may be issued by the carrier or their agent “in exchange of” or “substituting” the first set of bill of lading originally issued at the time of shipment.

Let us now see how to generate Switch BL in eFM 2.0.

  • Navigate to the respective Shipment View page.
  • Click on Edit button.
  • The Shipment Entry page will open.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  • Select the Type as Switch BL under Back to Back BL.
  • Click on New BL button.
  • Now user have successfully generated the Switch BL .