expediter

noun
ex·pe·dit·er | \ˈek-spə-ˌdī-tər \
variants: or less commonly expeditor

Definition of expediter 

: one that expedites specifically : one employed to ensure efficient movement of goods or supplies in a business

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Put your order in at the register, then hand your receipt over to the expediter at the counter. New York Times, "Things to Do in New York: Shakespeare (Drunk or in the Park)," 7 June 2018 The work of a good expediter is in the pacing of your dinner. Tejal Rao, New York Times, "The Quarterback of the Kitchen? It’s Not Always the Chef," 17 Apr. 2018 The expediter sets that rhythm, managing the workflow of the kitchen like an air traffic controller. Tejal Rao, New York Times, "The Quarterback of the Kitchen? It’s Not Always the Chef," 17 Apr. 2018 Using the expertise of travel visa and passport expediters is a surefire way to avoid common missteps. Dorothy Mitchell, USA TODAY, "4 Considerations For Traveling Freelancers," 12 Mar. 2018 Kitchen expediter Haley Richard walked through the entire restaurant holding aloft a hot pan of sizzling garlic and rosemary, an old trick DiPietro adopted to ensure that the kitchen’s aromas find their way to Irene’s every nook and cranny. Brett Anderson, The Seattle Times, "Irene’s Cuisine says bye to familiar corner before moving," 18 Jan. 2018 Kitchen expediter Haley Richard walked through the entire restaurant holding aloft a hot pan of sizzling garlic and rosemary, an old trick DiPietro adopted to ensure that the kitchen's aromas find their way to Irene's every nook and cranny. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Saints' Marcus Williams offered free food at Central City BBQ," 16 Jan. 2018 Spawned in Germany but globally spread, SAP has long played, by necessity, the role of product educator and expediter for its customers. Jonathan Takiff, Philly.com, "SAP's Co-Innovation Lab in Newtown Square offers collaborators a deal they can't refuse," 13 Dec. 2017 Terje is the theorist, and a pontificator with a peacock streak; Mona is the expediter and interpreter — not just for the diverse participants in the peace talks, but for the audience as well. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "Review: ‘Oslo’ Fills a Large Canvas in a Thrilling Production," 13 Apr. 2017

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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