shipping agent

shipping agent shipping agent also shipping and forwarding agent agent

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shipping agent UK US noun [C] (also shipping and forwarding agent) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
a person or company whose job is to deal with arrangements and documents for sending goods from one place to another: »

Take advice from a shipping agent before you export your car.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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