Define: Consignor

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Definition: Consignor


Quick Summary of Consignor


The person who delivers over or commits merchandise.



What is the dictionary definition of Consignor?

Dictionary Definition


business The person who sends a consignment to a consignee


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Full Definition of Consignor


Person or firm (usually the seller) who delivers a consignment to a carrier for transporting it to a consignee (usually the buyer) named in the transportation documents. Ownership (title) of the goods remains with the consignor until the consignee pays for them in full.


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Synonyms For Consignor


sender, shipper, sending, dispatch, originator


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Consignor are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 18th January 2020.