What does advice of shipment mean?

advice of shipment meaning in Law Dictionary

note delivered to a buying exporter that their particular cargo is coming. A copy of both invoice and packaging slide can also be sent often. AKA guidance note.

advice of shipment meaning in Business Dictionary

Letter or kind sent by an exporter to an international customer informing the cargo associated with ordered items is returning. A duplicate associated with invoice while the packing slip (and quite often a duplicate of costs of lading) are often connected. Also referred to as guidance note.