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forwarding agent

Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples from the web for forwarding agent
  • Enter name and address of broker or forwarding agent, if used.
  • Once you receive power-of-attorney, you are acting as a forwarding agent.
  • Deliver the property to a carrier, customs broker, or forwarding agent for shipment outside this state.
  • If any damage is discovered, report it immediately to the forwarding agent and insurer.
British Dictionary definitions for forwarding agent

forwarding agent

noun
1.
a person, agency, or enterprise engaged in the collection, shipment, and delivery of goods
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