When freight is transported, an official paper is always required. The accompanying document describes several accompanying documents, all of which must be present during transport. The type of goods transported first has no relevance, every goods transport requires shipping documents. However, there are various types of accompanying documents, for example, apply in goods or transport of dangerous goods own provisions and a corresponding accompanying document must be carried. The accompanying documents contain all important information about the transported cargo. The three fundamental components of Accompanying documents are the bill of lading which regulates the transport, the invoice and a delivery note with information about the consignment and possibly legal information.