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Forwarder

 

(1) A party to a contract of forwarding agency. In the USSR, the forwarder is a socialist organization—such as a forwarding agency, an office of automotive, railroad, or inland-water transportation, a seaport, a forwarding organization of the executive committee of a local soviet or of a consumer cooperative system, or one of several other organizations whose charters provide for forwarding.

(2) A worker in an enterprise or organization who, in accordance with a labor contract, receives goods, accompanies them in transport and delivery, or signs shipping documents.

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In addition, if the freight forwarder will be transporting classified materiel, it must possess the requisite clearances through the Defense Security Services.
For the first time, Global Freight Forwarding now contains complete rankings of the Top 20 freight forwarders ranked by revenue which will provide critical information as the market grows and M&A activity is expected to vastly increase.
After two years preparation which will be developed in three phases, such Asia's first-of-its-kind e-platform offers one-stop air cargo booking service for freight forwarders including real-time online quotation, air cargo space reservation and cargo tracking.
Within the shipping logistics industry, a freight forwarder is an agent or intermediary who can arrange air, sea and/or surface transportation, and who can prepare commercial documents, insurance papers, import/export licensing requirements, and customs clearance documents (Murphy, Daley & Dalenberg, 1991).
At the request of several foreign governments, DIS conducted physical security surveys at foreign-owned freight forwarder locations to determine their ability to protect US classified material in accordance with DISP standards.
This is also an opportunity for small and medium size freight forwarders to obtain the IT capabilities of big players operations at minimal cost and almost immediately.
This capability will enable freight forwarders to print appropriate forms after scanning the label, thereby enabling us to remove the material from frustrated status due to missing documentation.
This expanded alliance with INTTRA enables WIN to create new end-to-end shipment and track-and-trace solutions that help origination and destination freight forwarders gain the benefits of INTTRA s platform, along with the easy access it offers to high-quality container event shipping data.
In addition to the penalty, all six freight forwarders have agreed to permanently withdraw from their participation in the personal property moves of DoD service members and all other programs run by the federal government.
IAG Cargo has announced that its innovative small freight collection service, Cargo Connector, is now available to freight forwarders operating in the catchment areas of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson and Dallas Fort Worth international airports.
Established in 1988, X-Press Freight Forwarders provides a complete service package between the United States and Puerto Rico.
Boesch attributed American's strong performance to several factors, including American's cargo service improvements and expanded route system, continued airline consolidation and support from freight forwarders.