Definition of shipper in English:


Line breaks: ship|per
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpə


  • A person or company that transports or receives goods by sea, land, or air.
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    • The company has made it a thousand times easier to track shipments, by having shippers fill out airbills online.
    • Return address labels, pre-paid postage and integrated tracking are becoming more commonly provided by shippers.
    • They complete all procedural and documentation formalities involved in customs and port clearance on behalf of the shipper, and arrange for the warehousing of cargo before shipment.


late Old English scipere 'sailor'. Current senses date from the mid 18th century.

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