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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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There's a lot of hesitancy to turn over sensitive data to a company like Amazon," says Ryan Petersen, founder and CEO of Flexport, a San Francisco-based digital forwarder.
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or Canadian longhaul carrier delivers the shipper's cargo to a freight forwarder, who usually signs a copy of the carrier's bill of lading to acknowledge receipt of the property.
A popular intermediary in global trade, the international freight forwarder facilitates the cross-border movement of goods.
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