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

Definition of shipper

: one that sends goods by any form of conveyance

Examples of shipper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For companies that are committed to reducing their Scope 1 emissions from their own trucks or Scope 3 emissions from trucks used by their common carriers while carrying the shipper’s goods, the issue of carbon taxes is also important. Steve Banker, Forbes, 1 June 2022 The person who posted the Pixel 7 Pro photos suspects the shipper made a mistake. Chris Smith, BGR, 12 July 2022 In a request for proposal to a consulting firm, the shipper should ask what portions of the implementation will be agile and which will be waterfall. Steve Banker, Forbes, 28 June 2022 The other Grade 1 winner was Duopoly, a shipper from New York for trainer Chad Brown, who won the $300,000 American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies going 1¼ miles on the turf. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 26 Dec. 2020 The railway is a major shipper of agricultural, manufactured, petroleum, chemical, mineral and forest products across Canada and through central U.S. states to the Gulf of Mexico. Jacquie Mcnish, WSJ, 20 June 2022 The country is the world’s biggest shipper of sunflower oil, and a major exporter of corn, wheat and barley. Jesse Newman, WSJ, 2 May 2022 On Friday, a one-eyed cat reunited with his family following five years away thanks to rescuers who flew the cat home in a helicopter after finding the feline stowed away in a shipper container. Stephanie Wenger,, 22 Apr. 2022 In February, the National Retail Federation urged the dockworkers union and port terminal employers to begin talks early to allay shipper concerns. Paul Berger, WSJ, 20 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of shipper

1755, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shipper was in 1755

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11 Aug 2022

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“Shipper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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