Definition: A shipping document that comes with delivery packages, usually in an attached pouch or within the package itself.
A packing list is a document that includes details about the contents of a package.
The packing list is intended to let transport agencies, government authorities, and customers know the contents of the package.
These details help each of these parties handle the package accordingly.
A packing list is expresses the contents of a package, along with details about the quantity, description, and weight of these contents. Content pricing is not included.
A packing list is created by the seller and sent to where the goods are located in order to have an accurate tally of the sent goods. Once the goods have been tallied and packed, the list is sent along with them to their destination.