As nouns the difference between conveyance and shipment
is that conveyance
is an act or instance of conveying while shipment
is a load of goods that is transported by any method (not just by ship).
As a verb conveyance
is (legal|transitive) to transfer (the title) of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
An act or instance of conveying.
#(lb) A manner of conveying one's thoughts, a style of communication.
#*1599 , (William Shakespeare), (Much Ado About Nothing) ,
#*:She told me, not thinking I had been myself, that I was the prince's jester, that I was duller than a great thaw; huddling jest upon jest with such impossible conveyance upon me, that I stood like a man at a mark, with a whole army shooting at me.
A means of transporting, especially a vehicle.
*:Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
(legal) To transfer (the title) of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
a load of goods that is transported by any method (not just by ship)
:* We're expecting another shipment of oranges tomorrow.
the act of transporting goods
:* Shipment of hazardous waste on this route is strictly prohibited.