ship·​per | \ ˈshi-pər How to pronounce shipper (audio) \

Definition of shipper

: one that sends goods by any form of conveyance

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The shipper has to comply with all federal, state and local hemp laws and must keep all documentation for at least two years after the shipment. Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, "Hemp’s legal. Tell that to the financial service providers, social media companies, industry officials say," 7 July 2019 But for the sake of the world’s 1.6m seafarers, governments and shippers should not stop trying. The Economist, "The Gulf of Guinea is now the world’s worst piracy hotspot," 29 June 2019 Certain businesses, including hospitals and seafood shippers, are exempted from the ban. Laura Parker, National Geographic, "Maine passes the U.S.'s first state ban on foam food packaging," 2 May 2019 Stevedores barked conflicting orders as shippers jostled to get their cargo inside. Rowan Moore Gerety, Harper's magazine, "Downstream," 10 June 2019 Arya and Gendry shippers need to mourn that coupling forever. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "What Will Arya Stark Do Now Sansa Is Queen of the North?," 20 May 2019 Watch the full video right here: For shippers of Roger and Brianna, Starz also recently released a clip of Richard Rankin and Sophie Skelton reading fan tweets in front of a roaring fire. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The One Thing Outlander Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe Can't Live Without," 1 Oct. 2018 Its controlling stake in’s parent provides access to a network of carriers and shippers that already use its digital load board and other services such as freight tracking and visibility tools. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Private-Equity Firms Buy Trucking Freight Services Companies," 3 Apr. 2019 Sorry Zac and Nina shippers, at least this means that Zac is still on the market! Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Are Zac Efron and Nina Dobrev Dating?," 9 Apr. 2019

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1755, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of shipper

: a person or company that ships goods or products

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