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MARKS Definition & Legal Meaning

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An identification consisting of letters, numbers, and/or symbols painted, printed, stamped, written, or otherwise affixed to cargo containers or packages. The shipper is responsible for marks. Any backfreight or overcarriage due to wrong or incomplete marks is chargeable to the shipper. Also known as markings.


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