freight forwarder

noun
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.


Origin:
1920–25

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To freight forwarder
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: freight engine
Next Definition: freight house
Words Near: freight forwarder
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for freight forwarder
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing freight forwarder
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
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.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;