• The person or company who is usually the supplier or owner of commodities shipped.
  • Person who consigns something (e.g. the goods of an individual shipment).
  • Legal entity or person named on the bill of lading or waybill as shipper and/or who (or in whose name or on whose behalf) a contract of carriage has been concluded with a carrier.
  • The person for whom the owners of a ship agree to carry goods to a specified destination and at a specified price. Also called “Consignor”. The conditions under which the transportation is effected are stipulated in the bill of lading.
  • Also known as consignor.