Part of the Key Freight Documents Guide
A Booking Confirmation serves as a receipt for the main shipment leg (ie, ocean or air).
- A booking number
- Equipment used (eg, size and numbers of pallets)
- Transport plan (origin, destination, ETAs).
- Load itinerary
Why do I need a Booking Confirmation?
The Booking Confirmation number is often used as the main shipment tracking code.
Each carrier provides one to your freight forwarder, who then forwards it on to you.