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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An agent who performs services (as clearing of customs, receiving, assembling, transshipping, or delivering) designed to assure and facilitate the passage of goods of his principal to their destination.

Usage examples (37)
  • The book, or the pile of books, then passes to the "forwarder," who
  • Your idea of using a freight forwarder has merits.
  • Who here has argued for legal punishment of “forwarder”?
  • Local forwarder Walon reports that it recently took a convoy from for more
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