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expediter

or expeditor

[ek-spi-dahy-ter] /ˈɛk spɪˌdaɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that expedites something, especially one employed to move shipments on schedule, as for a railroad.
Origin of expediter
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; expedite + -er1
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  • This gentleman is neither what we in Germany call a redacteur, nor is he what we would call an expeditor or accountant.

British Dictionary definitions for expeditor

expediter

/ˈɛkspɪˌdaɪtə/
noun
1.
a person who expedites something, esp a person employed in an industry to ensure that work on each job progresses efficiently
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