freight forwarder


noun

a person or firm that arranges to pick up or deliver goods on instructions of a shipper or a consignee from or to a point by various necessary conveyances and common carriers.

Nearby words

  1. freiburg,
  2. freight,
  3. freight agent,
  4. freight car,
  5. freight engine,
  6. freight house,
  7. freight pass-through,
  8. freight ton,
  9. freight train,
  10. freightage

Origin of freight forwarder

First recorded in 1920–25


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