What is another word for shippers?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɪpəz] (IPA)

Shippers can be divided into two categories, carriers who transport goods and shippers who own or sell those goods. Alternatively, shipment coordinators may be responsible for the transport of goods from one location to another. The latter may be referred to as cargo handlers, transportation planners, or freight forwarders. Other synonyms for shippers include consignors, dispatchers, and cargo owners. In some cases, retailers or manufacturers may act as shippers when they transport their own products from the production site to the customer. Despite the variety of names, all shippers share the common goal of ensuring goods reach their destination safely and efficiently.

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What are the hypernyms for Shippers?

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    freight companies, transportation services, Cargo carriers, logistics providers, transport companies.

Usage examples for Shippers

Last Tuesday morning, the Director of Commerce of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans called to invite us on a tour of the harbor, along with some eight or 10 shippers.
Durham, Andrew Everett
Being regular shippers to New Orleans, persons should bring their property where no commissions are paid, as the owners lose it.
"Slavery and the Constitution"
William Ingersoll Bowditch
A great quantity of this timber is exported yearly to China direct from Rejang, and it must be a lucrative speculation for the shippers, as the cost is merely a nominal charge of 1 dol.
"On the Equator"
Harry de Windt

Famous quotes with Shippers

  • You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers.
    John H. Reagan

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