To give, transfer, or deliver, in a formal manner, as if by signing over into the possession of another, or into a different state, with the sense of fixedness in that state, or permanence of possession; as, to consign the body to the grave.
To send or address (by bill of lading or otherwise) to an agent or correspondent in another place, to be cared for or sold, or for the use of such correspondent; as, to consign a cargo or a ship; to consign goods.
send to an address
A maritime term referring to the act of ordering a carrier, by means of a bill of lading, to deliver merchandise from a given point to a named destination.
To give, send or transmit goods to a merchant, factor or agent for sale with title retained by seller, with payment delayed, generally until sale.
Send goods to a purchaser or an agent to sell.
Carrier possession of goods and freight that are ready for shipment.