expediter

noun
ex·​pe·​dit·​er | \ ˈek-spə-ˌdī-tər How to pronounce expediter (audio) \
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

Examples of expediter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Former Department of Building Inspection chief Tom Hui resigned after a City Attorney’s Office investigation accused him of giving preferential treatment and improper access to a contractor and permit expediter. Annie Vainshtein, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Apr. 2022 Once the construction drawings are prepared, the owner can apply for building permits, generally using an expediter, an expert who facilitates the process by working with the owner, the architect and the local municipality to finalize the plans. Robyn A. Friedman, WSJ, 20 Jan. 2022 She and her husband, Matt Titman, were both laid off from restaurant jobs in March, hers as a server at Zuni Cafe and his as an expediter at Gary Denko. Carolyn Said, SFChronicle.com, 7 Aug. 2020 Wong has worked for local developers for four decades as a permit expediter, helping guide projects through the labyrinth of city approvals. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, 24 June 2020 Wong has worked for local developers for four decades as a permit expediter, helping guide projects through the labyrinth of city approvals. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, 24 June 2020 Wong has worked for local developers for four decades as a permit expediter, helping guide projects through the labyrinth of city approvals. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, 24 June 2020 Wong has worked for local developers for four decades as a permit expediter, helping guide projects through the labyrinth of city approvals. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, 24 June 2020 Wong has worked for local developers for four decades as a permit expediter, helping guide projects through the labyrinth of city approvals. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, 24 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of expediter

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Expediter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expediter. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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