a person who ships goods or makes shipments.
- non·ship·per, noun
Other definitions for shipper (2 of 2)
a person who discusses, writes about, or hopes for a romantic relationship between fictional characters, as in fan fiction, or between famous people, whether or not the romance actually exists in the book, show, etc., or in real life: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger shippers.
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How to use shipper in a sentence
Ricky Hayes is the Co-Founder and Head of Marketing at Debutify – free Shopify theme, helping drop shippers build high-converting stores in minutes.Eight simple steps to write epic product descriptions that boost conversions | Ricky Hayes | January 29, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
The cooling system for Pfizer’s vaccine must be refreshed with dry ice every five days for up to 30 days, and it’s recommended that its thermal shipper not be opened more than twice a day—and even then, only for one minute at a time.In the COVID vaccine rollout, our expectations don’t match reality | matthewheimer | January 4, 2021 | Fortune
However, there will be new requirements at the border, adding costs and hurdles for shippers.The key terms of the Brexit trade deal: Everything you need to know | Rachel King | December 25, 2020 | Fortune
Contract farmers, hired to grow a crop for someone else for a per-acre fee, might never learn whether a given harvest was a “good” or a “bad” one, representing a profit or a loss for the shipper that hired them.How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Since the pandemic started, shippers have been beefing up their operations, while retailers have been remaking how they process orders, all in preparation for a holiday season like nothing they have ever seen before.How FedEx, UPS, and Amazon prepared for holiday shipping deadlines this year | dzanemorris | December 13, 2020 | Fortune
This commodity rate, while special to meet a particular contingency, was open to any other shipper similarly circumstanced.
Rates are sometimes changed, not to suit the shipper but to serve the railway's interests.
And it would indeed follow, were it not that the incidence of the rate is rarely upon the actual shipper.
Or an excessive allowance might be made by the railway for some service or facility afforded by the shipper.
What the amount of such Underclassification of freight by collusion between agent and shipper was, can only be conjectured.
British Dictionary definitions for shipper
a person or company in the business of shipping freight
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