Freight agent
Freight Freight (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster]

{Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods.

{Freight car}. See under {Car}.

{Freight train}, a railroad train made up of freight cars; -- called in England {goods train}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • freight agent — noun an employee of a freight carrier who directs the receipt and delivery of goods • Hypernyms: ↑agent * * * noun : a carrier employee who receives, forwards, or delivers goods or who represents or directs locally the freight functions of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • freight agent — An agent of a carrier authorized to receive freight and make contracts for transportation thereof at least over the line of the carrier and, under certain circumstances, over connecting lines in order to accomplish through transportation. 14 Am… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • freight agent — a representative of a common carrier who manages the freight business in a local district. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • general freight agent — A carrier s agent authorized to make contracts for transportation, even for through transportation to a point beyond the line of the carrier. 14 Am J2d Car § 690 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Freight — (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster] {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods. {Freight car}. See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Freight car — Freight Freight (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster] {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods. {Freight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Freight train — Freight Freight (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster] {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods. {Freight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • freight|er — «FRAY tuhr», noun. 1. any ship or aircraft that carries mainly freight: »He arrived…to investigate the take off crash of a Bristol freighter in which the crew of three had died (Maclean s). 2. a person who loads a ship. 3. a person whose… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Freight forwarder — The storefront of one of many freight forwarders located around Guangzhou s garment districts. The list of destinations indicate that this business serves importers of Chinese clothes to countries such as Russia and Azerbaijan. A freight… …   Wikipedia

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