shipper


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ship·per

 (shĭp′ər)
n.
One that consigns or receives goods for transportation.

shipper

(ˈʃɪpə)
n
(Professions) a person or company in the business of shipping freight

ship•per

(ˈʃɪp ər)

n.
a person who makes shipments.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shipper - someone who ships goods
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
consigner, consignor - the person who delivers over or commits merchandise
2.shipper - a company in the business of shipping freight
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Translations
مُرْسِل البَضائِع، شاحِن
lodní dopravce
speditør
hajófuvarozó
flutningamiîlari
lodný dopravca
nakliyeci

shipper

[ˈʃɪpəʳ] N (= company) → empresa f naviera

shipper

[ˈʃɪpər] n (= company) → affréteur m, expéditeur m

shipper

n (= company)Speditionsfirma f

shipper

[ˈʃɪpəʳ] nspedizioniere m (marittimo)

ship

(ʃip) noun
1. a large boat. The ship sank and all the passengers and crew were drowned.
2. any of certain types of transport that fly. a spaceship.
verbpast tense, past participle shipped
to send or transport by ship. The books were shipped to Australia.
ˈshipment noun
1. a load of goods sent by sea. a shipment of wine from Portugal.
2. the sending of goods by sea.
ˈshipper noun
a person who arranges for goods to be shipped. a firm of shippers.
ˈshipping noun
ships taken as a whole. The harbour was full of shipping.
ˈship-broker noun
1. an agent whose job is to buy or sell ships.
2. an insurance agent for ships.
ˈshipbuilder noun
a person whose business is the construction of ships. a firm of shipbuilders.
ˈshipbuilding noun
ˈshipowner noun
a person or company that owns a ship or ships.
ˌshipˈshape adjective
in good order. She left everything shipshape in her room when she left.
ˈshipwreck noun
1. the accidental sinking or destruction of a ship. There were many shipwrecks on the rocky coast.
2. a wrecked ship. an old shipwreck on the shore.
verb
We were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa.
ˈshipyard noun
a place where ships are built or repaired.
ship water
(of a boat) to let water in over the side. The boat shipped water and nearly capsized.
References in classic literature ?
In the beautiful, refreshing, still nights of spring, when the moon pours her silver light over the Country, the listening shipper hears from the rushing of the waves, the echoing Clang of a wonderfully charming voice, which sings a song from the crystal castle, and with sorrow and fear he thinks on the young Count Hermann, seduced by the Nymph.
The shipper in the little ship It effects with woe sad might; He does not see the rocky slip, He only regards dreaded height.
I believe the turbulent waves Swallow the last shipper and boat; She with her singing craves All to visit her magic moat.
I hope not,' said Eugene; 'my father having been a shipper of lime before me, and my grandfather before him--in fact we having been a family immersed to the crowns of our heads in lime during several generations--I beg to observe that if this missing lime could be got hold of without any young female relative of any distinguished gentleman engaged in the lime trade (which I cherish next to my life) being present, I think it might be a more agreeable proceeding to the assisting bystanders, that is to say, lime-burners.
He was not one to arouse keen enthusiasm among the wor- shippers in his church but on the other hand he made no enemies.
Perhaps the buyers would be holding off for better prices-- if they could scare the shippers into thinking that they meant to buy nothing that day, they could get their own terms.
Godalming told the shippers that he fancied that the box sent aboard might contain something stolen from a friend of his, and got a half consent that he might open it at his own risk.
Fletcher: There are a number of things a shipper can take into consideration and execute to make their freight more "attractive" to carriers and ultimately get the competitive rates on key lanes.
If a shipper thinks that once the contract is awarded, the forwarder simply takes over, deep disappointment lies ahead," says Hines.
WHEN ASSESSING THE STATE OF THE THIRD-PARTY logistics provider (3PL) market, it goes without saying that there's something of interest for everyone, especially in terms of the varied services 3PLs provide on behalf of their shipper customers.
After a successful bid, the next task is negotiating a PA that sets forth the terms under which the pipeline will build the project, and the terms under which the shipper will purchase the capacity.