What is Shipper?

A shipper is a person or company entering a transport contract to move goods from one location to another.

The shipper is responsible for ensuring that the goods are properly packaged, labelled, and ready for transport. They may also be responsible for arranging the transport and paying the associated costs. The shipper plays a critical role in transporting goods and must ensure that all necessary paperwork and documentation is in order. The term “shipper” is commonly used in the freight industry.