freight forwarder

/'freɪt ˌfɔ:wədə/ noun
a person or company that arranges shipping and customs documents for several shipments from different companies, putting them together to form one large shipment
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‘…the airline will allow freight forwarder customers to track and trace consignments on the airline’s website’ [Lloyd’s List]

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