Shipments made without specifying the recipient or sender on the bill of lading are called Blind Shipping. The main purpose of companies that prefer blind shipments is to ensure that their customers do not know the exporter, that is, the supplier company. In this way, the suppliers ship directly to the final buyers, but the buyers are the interlocutors or distributors. Blind shipping is especially preferred by companies that do drop shipping.
Two different Bills of Lading are created for a blind shipment. The first is between the exporting company and the importing company. The second bill of lading includes the importer and his customer at the destination.