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What does acceptance of shipment mean in freight forwarding?

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A / Acceptance of shipment

This term applies when a buyer, or consignee, takes physical possession of a shipment from the carrier, signing a proof of delivery receipt. At this point, the consignee takes full responsibility for the shipment, and the carrier is no longer liable for losses or damage.

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