a person or firm that arranges to pick up or deliver goods on instructions of a shipper or a consignee from or to a point by various necessary conveyances and common carriers.
noun 1. a depot or storage place for freight.
[freyt-lahy-ner] /ˈfreɪtˌlaɪ nər/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. a train for transporting containerized . /ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə/ noun trademark 1. a goods train carrying containers that can be transferred onto lorries or ships 2. (in Britain) a containerized transportation service involving both rail and road
- Freight pass-through
noun, Commerce. 1. a special allowance or discounted price given a bookseller or bookstore by a publishing house for paying the freight charge on a shipment of books ordered: so called because the shipping charge is passed on to the consumer by an increase in the suggested retail price for each book. Abbreviation: FPT.
noun 1. 1 (def 2). [tuhn] /tʌn/ noun 1. a unit of weight, equivalent to 2000 pounds (0.907 metric ton) avoirdupois (short ton) in the U.S. and 2240 pounds (1.016 metric tons) avoirdupois (long ton) in Great Britain. 2. Also called freight ton. a unit of volume for freight that weighs one ton, varying with […]