- a person or company whose business is to prepare shipping documents, arrange shipping space and insurance, and deal with customs requirements
Examples from the Web for shipping agent
Osgood had become little more than its manufacturer, shipping-agent, and accountant.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
In all probability, the shipping-agent sleeps by the side of his ledger; or, if not, likely enough one of his clerks.
The shipping-agent yields assent; inserts a second aviso in the Spanish paper, addressed to marineros of all nations.