shipper

noun
ship·per | \ ˈshi-pər \

Definition of shipper 

: one that sends goods by any form of conveyance

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The measure would close a loophole that drug traffickers exploit: While private shippers like FedEx and UPS are required to obtain advance electronic information on most shipments, the Postal Service is not. Matthew Garcia, Washington Post, "What A U.S.-China Trade War Could Mean For The Opioid Epidemic," 9 July 2018 The measure would close a loophole that drug traffickers exploit: While private shippers like FedEx and UPS are required to obtain advance electronic information on most shipments, the Postal Service is not. Matthew Garcia, USA TODAY, "What a U.S.-China trade war could mean for opioid epidemic," 6 July 2018 Bad news for Hailey Baldwin and Shawn Mendes shippers. refinery29.com, "This Is Proof Shawn Mendes & Hailey Baldwin Were Never Dating," 19 June 2018 Fentanyl shippers will often mislabel the package as an extra layer of caution and forward the package through another country, such as Tonga, to avoid U.S. suspicion, federal authorities said. Kristina Davis, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Fentanyl has taken over America's drug market. Where is it coming from?," 17 June 2018 The service makes money on packages, and Amazon is the service's biggest single shipper of packages. Michael D. Shear, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump, after denouncing Amazon’s shipping deal, orders review of Postal Service," 13 Apr. 2018 In January of 2012, Hailey started the new year off the way any true Jelena shipper would, and that's by praising the celeb couple for being their amazing selves. Alison Caporimo, Seventeen, "Hailey Baldwin Was A Massive Jelena Shipper Before She Got Engaged to Justin Bieber," 10 July 2018 Potentially, hundreds of new small business entrepreneurs could help the company expand its delivery system enough to end reliance on traditional last-mile shippers such as UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Amazon's new grass-roots delivery network could sidestep UPS, Postal Service," 28 June 2018 Even on routes protected by federal law, financial pressures on shippers had grave consequences. Rachel Slade, BostonGlobe.com, "How cheap is too cheap?," 13 May 2018

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1755, in the meaning defined above

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shipper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of shipper

: a person or company that ships goods or products

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