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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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Because recipients often pay for the shipping, forwarders should have a presence in foreign markets, capable of cultivating relationships with buyers making critical logistical decisions for local vendors in other countries.
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Dimagiba stated that the agency's Fair Trade and Enforcement Bureau has listed these erring foreign and local sea freight forwarders to prevent consumers in patronizing their services.
The DTI's Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (DTIFTEB) listed these erring freight forwarders to prevent consumers from patronizing their services.
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The Philippine diplomatic missions will issue accreditation to foreign cargo forwarders abroad, which is seen as a credible solution to stop the increasing number of pilfered and undelivered 'Balikbayan Boxes' to their recipients in the Philippines.
BIFA's Director - Trade Services, John O'Connell, who led the trade association's efforts on this initiative, adds: "It was intolerable that forwarders were faced with the reinstatement of this requirement irrespective of the fact that the members in question had been hitherto wholly compliant to the prescriptive payment terms and conditions of the CASS before, during, and after the financial crisis is being put behind us.
Calogi, a provider of a one-stop shop for airlines and forwarders to conduct electronic business with their partners, on Thursday announced that it signed National Air Cargo Group as a new customer.
6 dated May 15, 2006 in terms of which Shipping Companies/Air lines or their authorized agents were allowed to issue Master Bill of Lading (MBL) /Master Airway Bills (MAWB) in the name of the Freight Forwarders (as shippers) subject to the terms and conditions as mentioned in the said circular.
saw the pressing need for freight forwarders to automate the issuance of certificates of insurance and calculation of applicable premium when facilitating the sale of transit insurance, the company developed Genoa as a solution.
In cut-to-length cutting, Jon Cooper, Tigercat product manager, forwarders and wheel harvesters said, "forwarders are used to transport logs from the stump where they've been cut by the harvester to the roadside.
The Airport, which is home to more than 100 multinational freight forwarders, consolidators and logistics providers, is served by more than 40 cargo carriers that offer local shippers and forwarders access to markets throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia.