freight forwarder
Often the easiest way of handling the complexities of exporting, including the completion of documentation, is to use a freight forwarder. He provides advice on modes of transport, packaging and storage and can assume responsibility for the entire export process.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


freight forwarder
n.
A business that consolidates small shipments of goods so they can all be sent as a single lot and assumes responsibility for their transport.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


freight forwarder
An individual who, as a regular business, assembles and combines small shipments into one lot and takes the responsibility for the transportation of such property from the place of receipt to the place of destination.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


freight forwarder
An individual who, as a regular business, assembles and combines small shipments into one lot and takes the responsibility for the transportation of such property from the place of receipt to the place of destination.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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