shipping agent

  1. a person or company whose business is to prepare shipping documents, arrange shipping space and insurance, and deal with customs requirements

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How to use shipping agent in a sentence

  • Osgood had become little more than its manufacturer, shipping-agent, and accountant.

  • For some weeks a German down in Monaco, a shipping agent, has had a yacht in the harbour for hire.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo | E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • August Strindberg was born in 1849, the son of a msalliance between a shipping agent and a servant girl.

    Modernities | Horace Barnett Samuel
  • Nestor: It is more likely he will get it consigned to the shipping agent.

    Seven Short Plays | Lady Gregory
  • His English, which he had learned as a shipping agent for the pilgrim traffic, soon reached its narrow limits, to my sorrow.

    Old Junk | H. M. Tomlinson