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SHIPPER. One who ships or puts goods on board of a vessel, to be carried to another place during her voyage. In general, the shipper is bound to pay for the hire of the vessel, or the freight of the goods. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1030.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Meanwhile, the lower-performing shippers (52 percent of them, as compared with 24 percent of the high performers) are struggling with IT infrastructure projects, such as efforts to shift from mainframe to client-server systems.
The base rate automatically provided the customer (the shipper) with coverage against loss or damage to its package up to $100.
ports to compile the tallies, discovered a significant qualifier in all these data: the word "reported." Smith's breakdown covers a mere one-quarter of the roughly 250,000 tons of recorded pesticides leaving the United States in any year; shippers failed to identify fully the remaining three-quarters.
Because the trucking industry is highly competitive, shippers can always find alternate transportation if they are unable to make arrangements with their preferred trucking company.
Had the Supreme Court agreed with the collection agencies' position, shippers would have been forced to pay approximately $1 billion in pending claims or settle for substantial amounts.
A reasonable rate is called a "Lawful Rate." However, shippers are required to pay the published tariff rate, called a "Legal Rate." A legal rate may or may not be a lawful rate.
When supply is higher than demand, shippers have the negotiating power for rates.
A collaboration announced last month between two stalwart shipper groups--the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and the National Strategic Shippers Transportation Council (NASSTRAC)--is taking direct aim at building and enhancing trust between shippers and carriers.
News Report Shippers' Council of Bangladesh Chairman Rezaul Karim has been reappointed the vice-chairman of Asian Shippers' Alliance from the member countries of South Asia region.
All potential shippers must submit binding commitments by Feb.
Findings have revealed that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) have strongly disagreed on the list of agencies that should be involved in the ongoing port concession review process.