shipping agent


noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for shipping agent

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

  • The shipping-agent yields assent; inserts a second aviso in the Spanish paper, addressed to marineros of all nations.

  • In all probability, the shipping-agent sleeps by the side of his ledger; or, if not, likely enough one of his clerks.