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 for shipment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shipment \Ship"ment\, n.
     1. The act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the
        shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat
        from the West.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which is shipped.
        [1913 Webster]
              The question is, whether the share of M. in the
              shipment is exempted from condemnation by reason of
              his neutral domicle.                  --Story.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading,
           freight, load, loading, payload, shipment,
      2: the act of sending off something [syn: dispatch,
         despatch, shipment]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "shipment":
     air express, airfreight, airlift, asportation, baggage, bearing,
     cargo, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage, consignment, conveyance,
     drayage, expressage, ferriage, freight, freightage, goods, haulage,
     hauling, impedimenta, lading, lighterage, load, luggage, lugging,
     pack, packing, payload, portage, porterage, railway express,
     shipping, telpherage, toting, transport, transportation,
     transshipment, truckage, waft, waftage, wagonage

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