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Delivery note - What is a delivery note?

Definition: A document accompanying a shipment of goods that lists the description, grade, and quantity of the goods delivered.

A delivery note describes what a package contains - including a description and the quantity of goods delivered. It also describes whether or not there are some goods that are not enclosed - therefore giving an overview of what the recipient has ordered and what has been sent to them.

In some cases, a copy of the delivery note is signed by the recipient and then returned to the seller or consignor as a proof of delivery.

Also can contain...

A delivery note usually does not contain product prices - the individual products are usually listed by product number.

Additionally, a delivery note also may include the address and banking information.