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freight forwarder

noun
1.
a person or firm that arranges to pick up or deliver goods on instructions of a shipper or a consignee from or to a point by various necessary conveyances and common carriers.
Also called forwarder, forwarding agent.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • It has already become a big air-freight forwarder and also operates road and rail services.
  • There are a number of freight forwarder consolidation centers at each gateway.

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